Student Support Services

Student Support Services is a Title IV TRIO Project funded by the United States Department of Education. SSS offers a variety of services designed to help students enter and graduate from college. Services are FREE to qualified students.

Who is Eligible?

Students eligible for SSS:

  • First-generation college student and/or
  • Eligible for financial assistance and/or
  • Physically handicapped and/or
  • Demonstrate an academic need for services

Student Support Services Can Help Students:

  • Improve study skills
  • Meet new students
  • Get to know faculty
  • Survive in college
  • Successfully transfer to a four-year institution
  • Prepare resumes and letters to obtain employment
  • Make career decisions

What Services are Available at UA Rich Mountain SSS?

Computer Lab

  • Up-to-date networked computers with access to the internet
  • Software available in academic areas of study
  • Lab Coordinator available to instruct and assist


  • Peer tutors who are recommended by academic advisors and instructors
  • Professional tutors in math, English, social studies, business, computer science, and other subjects

Other Services

  • Study Guides, handouts and notes from various academic classes for use in SSS facilities
  • Variety of study skills, personality, and learning style assessment tools
  • Computerized scholarship search program

Transfer Counseling and Assistance

  • Group and individual visits to other college campuses
  • Aid for completing all forms necessary for transfer to four-year institutions
  • Appointments with advisors, financial aid counselor, and or other offices at transferring institutions

How to Apply

To apply fill out an application and see Theresa in the Johnson Learning Commons or visit the SSS UA Rich Mountain Waldron Office.

For more information contact:

Lisa Rackley
Director of Student Support Services
(479) 394-7622 ext 1624
Johnson Learning commons

Theresa Davis
SSS Secretary/Tutor Coordinator
(479) 394-7622 ext 1621
Johnson Learning Commons

Marsha Jenkins
SSS Professional Advisor/Tutor
(479) 394-7622 ext 1623
Johnson Learning Commons

Lisa Jumper
SSS Computer Lab Coordinator
(479) 394-7622 ext 1625
Johnson Learning Commons

Darla Williams
SSS Representative/Tutor
(479) 637-5502
UA Rich Mountain Waldron


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SSS serves 220 students enrolled or accepted for enrollment at University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain
2022-23 budget:$378,800.00; 100% funded through federal TRIO funds