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Student Support Services

  • “When I think about SSS, I think about college students getting a head start in their college studies and their college life.”— Rupinder Singh, SSS Class of 2011
  • “CAP/SSS was not just a preparation for college; it was also a step to a successful future.”— Teesha Carrasquillo, SSS Class of 2011
  • “The SSS program was a very helpful guide to prepare me for college. It gives a preview for new-comers to experience the college life.”— Jasuan Prude, SSS Class of 2011
  • “The SSS program was a great jump start on college learning.”– Emanuel Rivera, SSS
  • “SSS means early first-hand experience to me.– Harris Lodi, SSS
  • “Be realistic about today, but stay optimistic about the future.”– Devon Mein, SSS
  • “SSS means the door to opportunities and new beginnings. Live life and prosper.”– Michael McDoom, SSS
  • “To me, this is the best beginners program at UConn.”– Jesus Montalvo, SSS
  • “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”– Christian Tarazona, SSS quoting Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “SSS truly prepares its graduates for their college career and provides essential connections needed for success.”– Larry Grijalva, SSS
  • “Never regret. If it is good, it is wonderful. And if it is bad, it is experience.”– Kinza Javed, SSS
  • “The SSS program has taught me that you can do anything you want as long as you give it all and never doubt yourself.”– Elizabeth Singh, SSS

SSS Tutoring

Tutoring @ Storrs

Student Support Services (SSS) offers free one-on-one and small group peer tutoring for students during the academic year. Tutoring is available in a variety of subjects with a focus on mathematics, science, and other general education requirements. Peer tutoring sessions are available primarily through walk-ins; scheduled appointments are offered per student’s request.

Walk-in Tutoring Hours

Tutoring begins the first Monday after the tenth day of classes each semester and ends on the Thursday prior to final exam week. Drop-in tutoring takes place Monday through Thursday evenings in room 230 in the ROWE Center for Undergraduate Education. One-on-one tutoring sessions are available by appointment.

Become a Tutor

Tutors are hired at the beginning of each semester before the tenth day of classes. Anyone is welcome to apply to become a tutor. Interested candidates should meet the following qualifications:

  • Dedicated and approachable
  • Knowledgeable about the SSS student population
  • Good academic & University standing
  • A 3.0 or better in subject/courses interested in tutoring
  • At least 24 credit hours completed
  • Availability: Sundays – Thursdays from 5 pm – 9 pm

If you are interested in learning more about SSS Peer Tutoring or in becoming a tutor for SSS on the Storrs campus, please contact:

Storrs Tutoring Contact

Chelsea Cichocki
Phone: 860-486-3574
Email: ssstutoring@uconn.edu

Tutoring @ Regional Campuses

Please note that regional tutoring schedules may differ. If you wish to learn more about SSS Peer Tutoring or becoming a tutor for SSS on a Regional campus, please contact the following:

Avery Point Contact

Aaron Collins
Phone: 860-405-9013
Email: aaron.collins@uconn.edu

Greater Hartford Contact

Lynn Papacostas Ginolfi
Phone: 860-570-9205
Email: lynn.papacostas_ginolfi@uconn.edu

Stamford Contact

Kwasi Gyambibi
Phone: 203-251-8488
Email: kwasi.gyambibi@uconn.edu

Waterbury Contact

Lillie Wright
Phone: 203-236-9852
Email: lillie.wright@uconn.edu

The chance to start my college experience in the summer was a tremendous opportunity. The SSS program gave me the opportunity to experience what college work is really about. Go SSS! — Tamika Jenkins, SSS