College can be overwhelming. To help with the transition to UVM, we provide the following resources:

PROFESSIONAL MENTORING

We connect you with a staff member who will work with you through graduation. They will talk with you about ANYTHING that you want to! They can also advise on:

  • course selection;
  • study abroad;
  • undergraduate research;
  • grad school, etc.


This service is available as long as you are enrolled at UVM and are active in Student Support Services. Meet our mentors and network of TRiO affiliates.

FINANCIAL AID & FINANCIAL LITERACY

SSS staff will help you:

  • Understand your Financial Aid Package;
  • Complete your FASFA;
  • Find sources for scholarship money;
  • Make a budget;
  • Figure our how to pay for living off campus.

SSS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

Develop leadership skills, discover your leadership style and meet some incredible people through our specially-designed program. Past workshops have including dining etiquette, Strengths Quest assessments, mock interviews and more.

FACEBOOK

Like our Facebook page for the latest TRiO news, tips and happenings at UVM.

STUDENT SUCCESS WORKSHOPS

A month-long series of evening workshops to help ease the college transition, help students develop effective study skills, and learn more about University resources, self-care and wellness. For more information, contact your mentor.

COMPUTER LAB

There are two designated SSS computers at the front desk of the Tutoring Center. Depending on the schedule, there may be additional computers available. The best time to find an open computer is the first hour in the morning or at the very end of the day (when tutoring sessions are less frequent).

FREE PRINTING/SCANNING/COPYING

Use of the Tutoring Center printer is available to all active SSS students. You can retrieve the access code from your SSS Mentor.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Every year we are able to offer Stay Connected Scholarship Awards to active first and second year SSS students who demonstrate financial need

Student success, both inside and outside the classroom, is our shared goal.

Student success, both inside and outside the classroom, is our shared goal.

Through mentorship, community building and support we have many resources to help you reach your goals. Here are some sites that may be helpful as you transition to UVM: