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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.

Students when provided with the support, resources, & information necessary for success, 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 fall 2018 semester. Please complete a 2 page SSS application into the program and email the completed application to Trio-SSS@nwosu.edu, or deliver to Fine Arts 108.
If you have any questions please contact our office at 580-327-8120.


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 the Fine Arts Building, room 108, to learn more!




Dr. Dennis Angle
Student Support Services Director
Fine Arts 108, Northwestern – Alva
(580) 327-8119

RaLyssa Taylor
Project Advisor
Fine Arts 106, Northwestern – Alva
(580) 327-8145

Abbie Haskins
Project Advisor
Fine Arts 106, Northwestern – Alva
(580) 327-8144

Administrative Assistant
Fine Arts 106, Northwestern – Alva
(580) 327-8120

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-1700

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