Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences

Welcome SSS-HS participants and prospective participants!

Please take advantage of these invaluable opportunities to improve your college education.  Remember, Financial Literacy workshops are offered daily! Contact Sayra at 467-3106 to get your workshop scheduled.
  • Hello Prospective SSS Health Science Participants!!
    • We are currently accepting applications
    • Please submit an application online or in person
  • Please note Summer office hours beginning May 23, 2016.
    • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 am  - 5:00 pm
    • Friday: 7:30 am until 12:00 pm
    • Saturday: 10:00 am until 2:00 pm

Professional and Peer Tutors for Participants!

Concepts of Clinical Decision Making with Becky York every Tuesday at 5:00 pm, West Campus Building A Room 105

Tutor office hours: Jacque Ray is available Monday12:30 pm until 2:30 pm

                              Ana Mejia is available Tuesday and Thursday 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm

                              Michelle Adkins is available on Saturday 10:00 am until 2:00 pm and also tutoring Mental Health

The mission of the TRiO - Student Support Services at Amarillo College is designed to increase the retention and graduation rates of low-income, first generation college students and students with disabilities who are pursuing their education in the Health Sciences. Participants can use the following TRiO provided services: academic advising, academic tutoring, financial assistance, financial literacy counseling, and transfer assistance.

Amarillo College’s Student Support Services (SSS) Health Sciences Program is funded by a grant from the US Department of Education. The program is designed to improve retention and degree completion of health sciences students who:
  1.            Meet income guidelines (based on taxable income)
  2.            First-generation (neither parent graduated with a 4-year degree)
  3.            Disabled (registered with AC disAbility Services)

     140 students who meet the criteria and are selected will be offered additional services through the SSS Health Sciences Program.   (Please note:  no scholarships or financial aid are available to students.  The program provides services and tutoring but no direct money to students.)

  •       Tutoring (with professional tutors, both individualized and group sessions) 
  •       More individualized and intensive academic advising/career counseling
  •       Mentoring
  •       Study sessions
  •       Financial literacy training
  •      Training in study skills
  •      Graduation/transfer training and activities
  •       Free printing
  •       Use of private study rooms

If you're interested in our program and how to apply, please contact our staff! You may also submit an application online!

Office Hours:  
  •     Monday-Thursday: 7:30 am  - 5:00 pm
  •     Friday: 7:30 am until 12:00 pm
  •     Saturday: 10:00 am until 2:00 pm
With suggestions or questions, please contact:
Jeannie George, Program Director, 806-354-6086, 205B Building A, West Campus
Sayra Maldonado, Associate Advisor, 806-467-3106, 205C Building A, West Campus
Kathy Martin, Data Management Specialist, 806-467-3018, 204C Building A, West Campus
FAX: 806.356.3623