Student Support Services (SSS) / TRiO
The Student Support Services (SSS) component of CFAR provides grant-funded services* are for students enrolled in baccalaureate degree programs who meet income and/or disability criteria determined by the U.S. Department of Education.
In order to be eligible for the services listed above, you must be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program,
and meet the following family size and income criteria:
|Family Size||2012 Taxable Family Income*|
|1||$17,235 or less|
|2||$23,265 or less|
|3||$29,295 or less|
|4||$35,325 or less|
|6||$47,385 or less|
|7||$53,415 or less|
|8||$59,445 or less|
|for more than 8||add $6,030 in TAXABLE INCOME for each family member|
*effective Jan 24 2013 until further notice
Over 20% of UNH students are eligible for Student Support Services based upon family income. In addition, students enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program who have documented learning disabilities or other documented disabilities may be eligible for SSS. If you have ANY questions regarding your eligibility, please contact the Center for Academic Resources.
The figures shown above under family income represent amounts equal to 150 percent of the family income levels established by the Census Bureau for determining poverty status. The poverty guidelines were published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register, Vol. 78, No. 16, January 24, 2013, pp. 5182-5183.
UNH Student Support Services (SSS)/TRiO is funded by the US Department of Education and the University of New Hampshire. In 2013-14 federal funding totals $302,508. The University of New Hampshire contributes an additional $78,427 in matching funds.