TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)

What is TRIO Student Support Services?

Student Support Services (SSS), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is a TRIO program dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rates for low income, first-generation, and/or current undergraduate students with documented disabilities at McMurry University.

Services offered

-Academic advising

-Financial aid advising & assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


-Financial literacy & planning workshops

-Assistance with applying for graduate or professional school

-Accommodations for participants with disabilities

To apply for TRIO Student Support Services please log in to the MyMcM Portal and complete the TRIO Application under Quick Links

SSS Objectives

The TRIO Student Support Services program at McMurry University will meet the following objectives:

72% of all participants served by the SSS project will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year or graduate and/or transfer from a two-year to a four-year institution during the academic year.

97% of all enrolled participants served by the SSS project will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at the grantee institution.

35% of new participants served each year will graduate within six (6) years.

Contact Information:
Jessica Thompson Project Director 793-6710
Caitlin Boyle Administrative Asst. 793-6711
Amanda Cusson Project Coach 793- 6713
Daniel Ellison Project Coach 793-6712

Location: Library L112
Phone # 793-6711