Support Services TRIO Student Support Services

Student Support Services Logo

Student Support Services is one of four TRIO programs at Barton Community College. TRIO programs are funded through United States Department of Education grants and provide free services for eligible students to assist them in meeting their educational goals. The Barton Student Support Services (SSS) program is designed to meet student needs in all academic, career, transitional, and life skills areas. Each member of the Student Support Services staff is committed to helping students successfully complete a two-year degree, certificate program, or transfer to a four-year institution. Meet the Student Support Services Staff!

Services that are available to eligible students include:

  • Student Support ServicesAcademic support through our tutoring lab
  • Career and Vocational
  • Free personal counseling
  • Transfer trips to four-year colleges and universities such as the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, and Wichita State University
  • Financial Aid information and assistance
  • Cultural enrichment activities
  • Workshops are also available that cover topics related to college skills and the college experience

Click here to download the Acrobat version of the Student Support Services application.

Eligibility: Students may be eligible for the SSS program if they are first generation college students, meet limited income guidelines, or have a physical or learning disability. In addition, students must show a need for academic support services. Apply at L-110

Student Support Services Events

September 16  |  Google Docs Workshop, 3 p.m. in L136
September 17  |  Google Docs Workshop, 1 p.m. in L136
September 30  |  Transfer Visit Workshop, 3 p.m. in L136
September 30  |  Movie night hosted by SSS staff
October 1  |  Transfer Visit Workshop, 1 p.m. in L136
October 7  |  Financial Aid/Literacy Workshop, 3 p.m. in L136
October 8  |  Financial Aid/Literacy Workshop, 1 p.m. in L136
October 16  |  Cultural Visit - Oklahoma City Memorial
October 23  |  Pumpkin carving contest
October 28  |  Scholarship Workshop, 3 p.m. in L136
October 29  |  Scholarship Workshop, 1 p.m. in L136
November 15  |  Cultural Visit - Sternberg Museum - Wichita
December 1  |  Test Anxiety Workshop, 3 p.m. in L136
December 2  |  Test Anxiety Workshop, 1 p.m. in L136

Orientations will be held on September 11 at 3 p.m. in the computer lab in the LRC and September 23 at 1 p.m. in the computer lab in the LRC. Returning student orientation on September 4 at 3 p.m. in the computer lab in the LRC.