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Student Support Services

Student Support Services-STEM (SSS STEM) a federally funded TRIO program designed to improve retention, graduation, financial literacy, and overall academic success rates for students majoring in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Health related fields. SSS STEM helps meet these goals by providing academic and engagement activities for qualified students throughout their enrollment at CACC.

Services Provided by SSS STEM

• Academic advising

• Tutoring

• Mentoring

• Personal counseling

• Academic workshops

• Cultural events

• Professional development

• Financial literacy

• Leadership training

• Transfer information

• Grant aid

• Study lab and resources

Who qualifies for SSS STEM services?

• To be eligible for the SSS STEM program, you must be pursuing (with an intent to complete) a degree or certificate at CACC, or transfer to a 4-year institution in a STEM major and meet at least one of the following criteria:

• A low-income individual - Qualify for financial aid or meet financial need guidelines

• A first-generation college student - Neither parent received a four-year degree

• An individual with disabilities - Have a documented disability on file with the CACC ADA office.

• You are eligible to participate in a Student Support Services project if you meet all of the following requirements:

• A citizen or national of the United States or meets the residency requirements for Federal student financial assistance.

• Enrolled at Central Alabama Community College or accepted for enrollment in the next academic term.

• Have a need for academic support.

How to Apply?

• To apply, submit the electronic SSS-STEM Application by clicking the link below. Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Apply to SSS Stem

Want to connect with SSS Stem?

• Email sss_stem

• Call SSS STEM 256-215-2037 or 256-378-2039

• Follow SSS-STEM on Facebook and Instagram!


Rachael Harmon Director, SSS STEM and Upward Bound 256-378-2039

LaDasia Rancher Skills Specialist 256-215-2037

Susan Lepley Program Assistant 256-378-2039