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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 Videos

Student Spotlight

In the summer of 2015 students, faculty and staff from the University Of Connecticut's Student Support Services program embarked on a transformative journey throughout Europe. Full screen »

UConn students energize our community by offering fresh perspectives, challenging each other in the classroom, and showing off their Husky Pride. Full screen »

One Student. One Story covers
Chi Anako: a senior majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology. In addition to her heavy course load, she volunteers for community outreach and leads a program for a local shelter in Willimantic.Read more »

Armando Jimenez: founder and President of Brothers Reaching Our Society, or BROS, which is an organization on campus aimed at helping male students find and reach their potential in the academic and community sector.Read more »

UConn Student Support Service 2013 YouTube video

SSS 2014 Summer in London

What guides Sharielle Applewhite is her drive to help communities prosper. She is a Student Ambassador for United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO), where her job is to help promote human rights education.Read more »

Through SSS Study Abroad I learned so much about myself and my ability to adapt to any situation. I encourage anyone with the slightest interest in studying abroad to take advantage of this amazing opportunity. — Rebeca, SSS Alumna, Class of 2012