Student Support Services (also referred to as "TRIO") is here to aid students through to graduation. Our offices are located in the Southwest wing of the college, past the bookstore and student services offices.
The mission of Student Support Services at the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College is to provide a supportive system, both academic and personal, to meet the individual needs of the students and enable them to persevere and be successful in attaining their desired degrees.
This service is designed to assist qualified students in attaining success throughout their LCOOCC experience. Student Support Services is a U.S. Department of Education program designed to provide students with tutoring, personal support, academic advising, and Career Coaching.
Who Are We?
What We Do
To facilitate academic success Student Support Services participants are offered assistance through the following services:
* Academic Advising
o Intro to Higher Ed.
o Computer Basics
* Personal Support
* Campus visits to transfer institutions
* Financial Aid advising
* Financial Literacy workshops
* College survival workshops
* Computer Lab with Internet Access
* Transfer Student Assistance
* Promoting student participation in college enrichment activities such as, feasts, ceremonies, Job and College Fairs, etc....
Who is eligible?
Any degree-seeking student who is a U.S. Citizen with an academic need, enrolled for 6 credits or more and would benefit from academic support. The student must meet at least one of the following criteria:
o Limited-income student (an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount)
o Students with a disability
o First-generation college student (are those whose parents have not graduated from a four-year college.)
Priority is given to those who are both limited-income and first-generation college students (those whose parents/guardians do not have a 4 year college degree). Those who have already earned their associate's and/or bachelor's degrees are not eligible for Student Support Services.
How can you take advantage of these services?
Just stop in our office and fill out an application. If you qualify, we will schedule an interview to discuss your academic needs and concerns and how we can assist you. We also offer services at our 3 outreach sites: LCOOCC North, Lac du Flambeau, and St. Croix.
Student Support Services/TRIO
Funded by The U.S. Department of Education.
This U.S. Department of Education sponsored program is designed to assist qualified students in attaining academic success throughout their LCOOCC experience.