University of Dubuque


Academic Success Center - TRiO/Student Support Services

Mission Statement:

The mission of the University of Dubuque Student Support Services (SSS) program is to foster the academic success of participants.  A crucial aspect of the program mission is to empower students to achieve success through professional and peer-tutoring support as well as academic advising.  The program will offer seminars and workshops throughout the year to help students develop the skills necessary for overall success.


  • Intensive program of academic support and tutoring.  The grant funds both peer and professional tutoring services for SSS participants.  All services will be coordinated through the Academic Success Center.
  • Supplemental advising and mentoring (one-on-one meetings and individualized support)
  • Scholarship opportunity offered each semester
  • Informational workshops (study skills, money management, library research, etc.)
  • Financial resource information and assistance
  • Lending library for textbooks, calculators, laptops, and Kindles
  • Graduate and professional school exploration and preparation

Eligibility Criteria:

Participants must be University of Dubuque students who are US citizens or permanent residents and meet one of the following criteria:

  •  Low income as determined by federal guidelines
  •  First generation college student (neither parent has received a Bachelors Degree)
  •  Have a documented disability

Program Requirements:

Students enrolled in UD's SSS program must attend the ASC for tutoring and academic support services for a minimum of two hours each week.  Students should also meet with the Academic Advisor at least once or twice each semester to discuss academic progress, student needs, and to develop a schedule for the upcoming semester.

Program Application:

To apply for the SSS program at the University of Dubuque, please complete the attached application and return it to the Academic Success Center. 

TRiO/Student Support Services Application

Scholarship Opportunities for Fall 2014:

The following link contains a list of scholarship opportunities. Please be aware of individual scholarship deadlines. If you have any questions contact Kathy Luksetich at 563-589-3597.

Scholarship Opportunities for Fall 2014