Student Support Services hosts programs of varying formats to raise awareness, provide support, develop community and engage the community in learning about first-generation, low-income, and undocumented students.


Food Security | Worried about where your next meal will come from? SSS can help.

Ask SSS | Have a question but dont' know where to turn? Ask SSS.


Butterfly Support Group

A confidential support group for students directly impacted by immigration-related issues, regardless of status. Led by an independent therapist. 

Write Away Winter

Ten-week peer-led writing group for grad/professional students and postdocs.
First meeting: Friday, January 5 12:00 - 1:30 PM.

SSS Office Hours

Share your concerns, ask questions, propose your ideas for issues and concerns related to the first-generation, low-income, and immigrant student experience in a relaxed atmosphere. Fridays | 2:00 - 4:00 PM

First-Generation Student Night at the Smart

January 11 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Drop by the Smart and meet other first-generation students.

You Are Not Alone

Workshop with Student Counseling Services
January 22 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM | 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Grocery Run

Monday, January 29 | 5:00 PM | Shuttle departing and returning to 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.

F.L.I. Grad/Professional Student Mixer

Wednesday, January 31 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM | 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Tax Filing Workshop

February 6 | 4:00 - 6:00 PM | 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Presentation on basic taxes and tax filing questions for graduate and professional students.

The Formal Dinner: Etiquette and Networking

February 8 | 5:00 - 8:00 pm | Off Site
Learn about table and dining etiquette.

DACA/Undocumented Youth in Action: 
An Evening with Ju Hong

February 26 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM | 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Ju Hong, an undocumented youth activist and a current DACA recipient, will share his personal immigration story and discuss implications and impact of DACA termination.

Lunch and Learn with Iliana Perez

February 27 | 12:00 - 1:30 pm | 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Starting Your Entrepreneurship Journey

February 27 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM | 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Spring Break Meals Program

March 17 - 25 | Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and activities will be offered throughout Spring Break. Sign up for any or all meals or to volunteer as a host.

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