Student Support Services (SSS/SSS-STEM)

The Student Support Services (SSS) program is a federally funded program designed to help students of disadvantaged backgrounds be able to succeed in pursuit of higher education. Our goal is to foster a positive learning climate and assist our students in meeting their educational goals by providing academic, social, and financial support.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered, applicant must be a Yuba College student holding a U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status and meet one or more of the following:

  • First generation (neither parent graduated with a bachelor’s degree or higher)
  • Be income-eligible (as determined by the federal government)
  • have a verified disability
  • demonstrate academic need and desire to graduate with an Associate degree and/or transfer to a four-year institution
  • To qualify for SSS-STEM, applicant MUST ALSO intend to a major in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic (STEM) field such as  
    • Agriculture 
    • Biochemistry 
    • Chemistry 
    • Computer Science 
    • Engineering 
    • Earth Science 
    • Life Science 
    • Mathematics 
    • Nursing 
    • Physics 
    • Pre-Medicine or Pre-Pharmacy 

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