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Houston Community College (Student Support Services)

  • Houston Community College (Student Support Services)
  • 3100 Main St., Suite 12B05
  • Houston , TX 77002
  • (713) 718-5192
  • 1971
  • Dr. Catherine Oâ??Brien
  • Assistant Vice Chancellor of College Readiness and Educational Development

Program Description

Through a grant competition,Student Support Services (SSS) provide opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. The goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants.

Our purpose and mission are to assist qualified college students via comprehensive support services to make better grades, stay in school, graduate with an AA or AS, and transfer to a four year university.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 0
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 180
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Between 50% and 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Graduation: 78%