Student Support Services - University of Florida

Advancing a New Generation of Scholars Towards a Tradition of Excellence

The Office of Undergraduate Affairs at the University of Florida welcomes the UF Student Support Services (UF SSS) program. This is a federally funded grant program through the U.S. Department of Education that is dedicated to helping first-generation, low-income or disabled students succeed and thrive at UF.

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Interested SSS scholars must complete an SSS Application, submit additional financial income documents (1040-tax information) and meet the following criteria:

  • Be a current U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Be accepted and enrolled at the University of Florida
  • One or more of the following
    • Be a first-generation student (neither parent has earned a bachelor's degree)
    • Be a student from a low-income background
    • Be a student with a documented disability (disability must be documented with the University of Florida Disability Resource Center)


  • Faculty & Staff Support
  • One-on-One Tutoring
  • Student Development Workshops
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Scholarships
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Networking
  • Graduate School Planning
  • ​GRE Prep Courses
  • Entrance Exam Review Materials (LSAT, MCAT, PCAT, etc.)
  • Grad School Trips
  • Financial Planning & Budgeting
  • Cultural Exposure
  • Campus Engagement
  • Career Planning
  • Conference Travel

Want to join the SSS program?

We can't wait to see you become a part of the SSS family. Just click below to apply.

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