Who is eligible to join?

We serve 175 students each year.

Services are free to enrolled undergraduate students meeting at least ONE of the following criteria:

  • First generation college student (neither parent has a 4-year college degree)
  • Meet income level (as published by U.S. Department of Education)
  • Documented disability

In addition, each student MUST:

  • Be admitted and enrolled in classes at Minnesota State, Mankato
  • Be a citizen or national of the U.S. OR meet the residency requirements for federal student financial assistance
  • Demonstrate an academic need. This will be assessed on an individual basis.

Student Support Services is a TRIO program that receives 89% ($370,377) of its yearly funding from the U.S. Department of Education in cooperation with Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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