• 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.

    ∼LSU SSS established 1978
    ∼LSU SSS 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.