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 federally funded grant program through the U.S. Department of Education. There are over 960 colleges and universities in the US and US territories that assist students in their quest for a bachelor’s degree, many of which start at two-year colleges. Student Support Services at UA Little Rock is currently funded to serve 260 students who are first-generation, low-income, or have a disability. The staff of SSS include full-time staff members, graduate assistants, tutors, and work-study students.