LSU SSS program

Originally funded in 1978 under the title Special Services for Disadvantaged Student, was later renamed Student Support Services.

Student Support Services projects work to enable low-income, first generation, and students with a disability to stay in college until they earn their baccalaureate degrees. 

  • Serves 288 students
  • 11 colleges
  • 235 majors

LSU SSS Objectives

Persistence Rate: 85% of all participants served by the SSS project will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year or will have earned a bachelor’s degree at the grantee institution during that academic year.

Good Academic Standing Rate: 84% of all enrolled participants being served will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at the grantee institution.

Graduation Rate: 60% of new participants served each year will graduate from the grantee institution with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent within six (6) years.


Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Lab Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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