Trio SSS Resources

Student Support Services

Financial Aid

The SmartStudent™ Guide to Financial Aid

An excellent site, offering information for students and families on all aspects of financial aid. Resources include information on scholarships and loans as well as calculators to help you estimate everything from your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) to monthly loan repayment amounts after graduation.

Federal Student Aid

The federal government student aid portal your one stop site for all things related to federal student financial aid.


The Smart Student Guide to Studying in the USA.

This site, created by FinAid! provides extensive information on financial aid for international students studying in the United States.

PIN Web Site

Request a PIN, duplicate, make changes to your PIN.

Request a Personal Identification Number (PIN) or a duplicate PIN, and make changes to your PIN.

US Department of Veteran Affairs

Information on education and other benefits for veterans.

Direct Loans

This Web site is for students who have Direct Loans or are considering financing an education and want to know more about Direct Loans. You may use your PIN to access specific information about your account and payments due.

The Center for Academic Student Achievement (CASA), winner of the National Tutoring Association Excellence Award, is committed to providing academic support services to help you reach your educational goals and succeed in the university and beyond.  Our mission is to help students develop the skills necessary to achieve academic success and independence in a supportive learning environment that fosters intellectual growth.  At CASA, students work collaboratively with our staff to achieve success by setting educational goals, gaining an understanding of individual learning styles, and mastering learning strategies.  Our support services include the Writing Center, Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, Peer Mentoring, and Retention Specialists.