Our program history

TRiO - logo for Federal trio Programs. Black uppercase with red lowercase i.Since 1978, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has sponsored Student Support Services, a Federal grant program funded through the U.S. Department of Education. There are over 960 colleges and universities in the U.S. and U.S. territories that assist students in their quest for a bachelor’s degree, many of whom start at two-year colleges. Student Support Services at UA Little Rock is currently funded to serve 260 students who are first-generation, have low-income, and/or have a disability. The staff of SSS includes full-time staff members, graduate assistants, tutors, and work-study students.