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TRIO - Student Support Services

What Is SSS?

Student Support Services (SSS) is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. SSS is designed to target college students who have the potential to succeed with their college endeavors and successfully transfer to a four-year institution. Determining your future educational and career goals is not an easy process. SSS provides professionally trained staff members to assist students making these decisions.

Who Should I Contact? 

Student Support Services is a nonprofit educational opportunity program. SSS is hosted by Dodge City Community College. For application materials or for further information please call: (620) 227-9406 or 1-800-FOR-DCCC ext. 406

How Do I Qualify?

SSS is a program that serves 140 full-time Dodge City Community College students. In order to qualify you must meet the following federal eligibility:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  2. Be enrolled at the grantee institution (Dodge City Community College)
  3. Demonstrate a need for academic support, and
  4. Be a first generation college student, low income, or disabled.

What Can SSS Do For Me? 

  • Career exploration and life planning. 
  • Academic advising and assistance with academic course selection.
  • Identifying financial assistance and scholarships.
  • Transfer information and trips to four-year institutions
  • Workshops assisting with academic and personal success.
  • Exposure to cultural and academic events.
  • Academic tutoring in specific classes or subject areas. 

Where Is The SSS Office Located? 

Dodge City Community College
(Lower level of Student Union)
2501 North 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801
Phone: (620) 227-9406
Toll Free: 1-800-367-3222, ext. 406
Fax: (620) 227-9356

Who Do I Ask For?

Monica Kane
SSS Director
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801
1-800-367-3222
227-9365
mkane@dc3.edu

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Lynn Combrink
Administrative Assistant to SSS
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801
1-800-367-3222
227-9406
lcombrink@dc3.edu

Paulina Zacapa
Academic Advisor to Student Support Services
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801
1-800-367-3222
227-9279
pzacapa@dc3.edu

Applicants will be selected for program participation in compliance with the provisions of Section 427 of the U.S. Department of Education’s General Education Provisions Act (GEPA). Accordingly, access and participation will not be denied to applicants based on gender, race, national origin, color, disability or age.
This publication is funded by a grant from the U.S.  Department of Education (Grant number P042A100930).

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