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Let us help you be successful in college. 

The mission of the Northwestern SSS grant is simply to aid first generation, low income & students with disabilities to be successful in college, to graduate & consider graduate school.

When provided with the support, resources, & information necessary for success, will have a greater change of graduating. We aim to employ a holistic program that facilitates & customizes services that address the academic & non-academic needs of participants as each level of their college experience.

You must be a US citizen(or eligible non-citizen) in need of academic support and you must meet one or more following requirements:

  • First generation college student (neither parent has completed a four year college degree)

  • Income eligible

  • Documented disability


  • Academic tutoring

  • Infromation on Federal student financial aid 

  • Assistance in completing the FAFSA

  • Assistance with other financial aid applications

  • Assistance with procrastination and stress management

  • Education on financial/economic literacy

  • Assistance in applying for graduate school

  • Student-to-student coaching

  • Academic support workshops on a variety of skills necessary for college success

  • Summer Jump Start Program so students can get a jump start on English and Math with developmental courses

We are now accepting new student applications for the spring 2017 and fall 2017 semesters. Please complete a 2 page SSS application into the program and email the completed application to Trio-SSS@nwosu.edu, or deliver to Ryerson Hall 108.
If you have any questions please contact our office at 580-327-8130.


Student Support Services offers a Summer Jump Start program for incoming freshmen who would like to take mandatory developmental math and English courses early and for free! Tuition, meals, and residence hall lodging are provided free of charge. 

Come by Ryerson Hall, room 108, to learn more!




Dr. Dennis Angle
Student Support Services Director
Ryerson Hall 108, Northwestern – Alva
(580) 327-8130

Sarah Fletcher
Project Advisor
Ryerson Hall 106, Northwestern – Alva
(580) 327-8145

Karen Rodriguez 
Project Advisor
Ryerson Hall 106, Northwestern – Alva
(580) 327-8144

Kaitlyn Phillips
Administrative Assistant
Ryerson Hall 106, Northwestern – Alva
(580) 327-8120

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Phone: (580) 327-1700

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