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Student Support Services is a federally funded program designed to work with students who are first generation, low income, and have a documented disability.  We provide a holistic approach to working with students designed to aid in retention and graduation. 


We are dedicated to guide and support you on becoming Our Next Success Story. Our staff and student workers are available to work with you on a one-on-one and group basis. We provide a comprehensive program of academic support combined with personal and career exploration that will maximize your chances for persistence to graduation.


The first step is to enroll in SSS and take advantage of the programs and services it offers, please fill out APPLICATION (application in .pdf format) and return to:


Lydia Wims, Director via email or bring to the office at the following address:

University of Kentucky
Student Support Services
Multidisciplinary Science Building, Suite 443
Lexington, KY 40536


Student Support Services Scholarship(s) form

(file is in Microsoft Word format)
Please complete this form and email it, along with the essay, to Valerie Rister or mail it to the offices of SSS, Attention: Valerie Rister, by the end of December, 2016.



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SSS has moved!


New location is 725 Rose Street, Suite 443
Multidisciplinary Science Building



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