To QUALIFY for the Student Support Services Program:Photo of Sisters

  • You must be a U.S. citizen (or in the process) or a legal resident
  • One or more of the following must apply to you:  
  1. You are from a low income family (See table) or
  2. Your parents did not graduate from a four-year college
  3. You have a physical or learning disability

To APPLY for services:

Student Support Services Program Application
Current Students

2015 - 2016 Application Packet
Incoming Students
2016 - 2017 Application Packet

Student Support Services Veterans Program
Current Students
2015 - 2016 Veterans Application Packet
Incoming Students
2016 - 2017 Veterans Application Packet

Bring it, or send it to:

Student Support Services Program
5241 N. Maple Ave.
Thomas Building 122 M/S TA35
Fresno, CA 93740-8027

There is no charge involved. Participants need only a strong commitment and desire to succeed at Fresno State! Additional help that SSSP program provides can accelerate students on their way to success. For any questions please call (559) 278-5725.

Federal Trio Programs Current-Year Low-Income Levels
(Effective January 28, 2015 Until Further Notice)

Size of Family Unit 48 Contiguous States, D.C., and Outlying Jurisdictions Alaska Hawaii
1 $17,655 $22,080  $20,325
2 $23,895 $29,880 $27,495
3 $30,135 $37,680 $34,665
4 $36,375 $45,480 $41,835
5 $42,615 $53,280 $49,005
6 $48,855 $61,080 $56,175
7 $55,095 $68,880 $63,345
8 $61,335 $76,680 $70,515

StudentsFor family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $6,240 for the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and outlying jurisdictions;$7,800 for Alaska; and $7,170 for Hawaii.

The term "low-income individual" means an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.

The figures shown under family income represent amounts equal to 150 percent of the family income levels established by the Census Bureau for determining poverty status. The poverty guidelines were published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register,on January 22, 2015.