SSS provides many great services to assist you in reaching your academic
SSS coordinators can help students through academic advising, career
counseling, financial aid counseling, transfer counseling and personal
The SSS Tutoring Lab houses six computers available for student use
during Lab open hours.
Each spring and fall semester, SSS Coordinators take interested students to four-year colleges for a campus visit. Typically in the fall they tour Florida State University (FSU); in the spring, the University of South Alabama (USA) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) are visited.
Students are more likely to succeed in college when they participate
in cultural events that broaden their life experiences. SSS students
take part in trips and activities designed to do just that. Those events
organized by SSS are free to students. Examples of recent trips include:
Bellingrath Gardens, Gulf Coast Exploreum, Wildlife Sanctuary, USS Alabama,
and the Mobile Museum of Art.
Financial Literacy Requirement
The SSS Workshop Video Library offers students the opportunity to increase
their success by watching videos on such topics as: study skills, test
taking, stress management, time management, resume writing, interview
skills, healthy and unhealthy relationships.
A financial literacy activity must be completed each semester.
Students have access to a peer mentor, who is a successful
SSS student who can provide support, encouragement and practical assistance
(e.g. help with scholarship searches) to other SSS students.
Active SSS students who are receiving Pell Grant are eligible to apply
for a supplemental grant of $500 per semester, and may be able to receive
up to a total of $3,000 during their enrollment at Pensacola State
Peer tutors are available to help SSS students develop the skills they
need to succeed in college. Individual and group tutoring are available
via the SSS Tutoring Lab. Tutoring is offered in most general studies
subjects and in other subjects in which there is a high demand for tutoring.