Student Support Services

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Student Support Services (SSS) works with the U.S. Department of Education and Northwest Mississippi Community College.  The goal of SSS is to increase the retention and graduation rates of its students and facilitate their transfer to 4-year institutions.  SSS serves 160 students on the Senatobia campus and is committed to providing a supportive environment.Eligibility RequirementsTo receiveassistance studentsmust be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident in a degree-seeking transfer program, and meet at least ONE of the following criteria:

  • First-generation college student (neither birth parent/legal guardian with whom you reside has a four-year degree)
  • Pell grant recipient
  • Documented disability (learning or physical)

All services are free to students.  Those who are interested can pick up an application in the Student Support Services Office located in the McLendon Union Building, 2nd Floor, Room 202.  Office hours are M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Steps to Becoming a SSS Participant

  1. Must be a registered NWCC student
  2. Complete an SSS application (available in SSS Office)
  3. You will be contacted by email if all eligibility requirements are met
  4. Attendance of a brief Orientation for final paperwork
  5. Maintain SSS Student Requirements according to SSS Contract

Services Provided by Student Support Services

  • Academic tutoring
  • Advice & assistance in course selection
  • Information & counseling on financial aid programs and planning
  • Assistance in completing the FAFSA
  • Transfer assistance to four-year universities
  • Personal, academic, & career counseling
  • Exposure to cultural trips and events
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Workshops on various topics of interest to students
  • Grant Aid Scholarship
  • Computerized learning laboratory

Contact us:  McLendon Union Building, 2nd Floor, Room 203.  Office hours are M-F 8:00 – 4:30 p.m.  Telephone 662-562-3323

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Hayley Hayes title

Hayley Hayes
Office Manager
662-562-3323

LaQuita Smith Parker title

LaQuita Smith Parker
Counselor

Sandra Vaughn title

Sandra Vaughn
Transfer Specialist

MaryLee Sturgeon title

MaryLee Sturgeon
Director