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2017 - 2018 SSS Application

You may qualify to be an SSS participant if you have need for academic support, and you are a U.S. citizen or meet residency requirements to receive federal student aid who is attending UNM full time. The eligibility criteria:

  • Have financial need – Federal TRiO Low-Income Levels Chart
  • Neither parent or guardian has a baccalaureate degree


  • You have a federally recognized documented disability*.

*Disability according to the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the University of New Mexico Policy 2310 is defined as a substantial limitation of a major life function. This includes students with visual, hearing, learning, psychological, orthopedic and chronic health disabilities. Students enrolled in SSS must register with UNM’s Accessibility Resource Center: ARC website for the potential of additional academic services.

Ready to Apply?

Our priority application period starts May 1, 2017 and ends on Monday, July 17, 2017. Applications can still be submitted after July 17th and we will review them until we have filled all of our available spots.  For best consideration, please apply as soon as possible!

Click here to go directly to our application!