Coronavirus Updates

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Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Education. The program is funded to provide services to students from first generation and limited income families as well as students with disabilities.


Beginning FALL Semester 2020, the SSS office will be OPEN the following hours to help students in person:

Monday: 8 AM – NOON

Tuesday: 8 AM – 5 PM

Wednesday: 8 AM – 5 PM

Thursday: 8 AM – 5 PM

Friday: 8 AM – NOON

We are available to help students virtually from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday in addition to our in-person hours. We will continue to provide students with full support through social distancing channels including phone, text, email and Zoom.

For general questions or concerns, please contact the SSS Director Dr. Linda Rhone at 316-978-7447 or or the Senior Administrative Assistant Chelsea Martinez at 316-768-7885 or

Please contact your advisor by phone, text or email for advising appointments.

Dr. Linda Rhone:, 316-243-6959

Karen L. Wright:, 316-978-7478

Nelson Ross:, 973-370-5029

Kamika Thomas-Hicks:, 316-393-2277

For important information regarding returning to campus, we encourage you to visit

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Your Graduation is Our Goal!

The primary goal of SSS is to help transition, retain and graduate disadvantaged college students. The program provides a variety of academic support services that include individualized tutoring, success skill development, course planning and advising.