Student Support Services

A Federally-funded program that provides students with help to successfully navigate through college and complete their graduation requirements.

Who is eligible?

Students complete an application to enroll into the program. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be a first-generation college student (the applicant’s parents or guardian have not earned a bachelor’s degree)
  • Meet federal income guidelines as outlined by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Have a disability documented by a certifying professional

Services Include

  • Academic Coaching
  • Individual & Group Tutoring
  • Counseling
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • TRIO Grant Aid/Scholarships (if eligible)
  • Study Center with computers
  • Academic Resources
  • Career and College Transfer Services
  • Resource Referral Service

How to apply

If you meet the qualifications of the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program, you may apply online through Cincinnati State’s website:

  • In the “Current Students” section of this website, select “MyCState”
  • Enter your Cincinnati State username and password
  • Scroll down the page until you see TRIO SSS PROGRAM APPLICATION on the left side of the page
  • Click the link, fill out the information, and “submit” your application

The TRIO SSS program will contact you, via Cincinnati State email, within 2 weeks after you submit your application.


Location: 131B, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday