Resources

Community Resources Toolkit

S.T.E.P.S. combines both academic and non-academic support to increase retention rates. The Community Resources Toolkit, which is aligned with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, was developed to link students to non-academic supports. The Community Resources Toolkit provides a list of over 200 community resources including food, shelter, clothing and transportation.

Tuesday Talks: Franklin Campus Conversation: Suffolk

Join these informal, 30 minute conversations each week to plug in at Paul D. Camp Community College. Relevant, engaging topics are designed with busy students in mind. Sessions are open to everyone. Visit each page for session topics, dates, times, locations, and a selection of useful documents.

Useful links:

  • Virginia Education Wizard
    Website: www.vawizard.org
    Allows individuals to assess their future educational and career goals. Also, helps individuals calculate the cost of college in Virginia based schools.
  • Federal Student Aid
    Website: www.fafsa.ed.gov
    FAFSA should be filed at the website listed below. I you need help, visit your campus’s Financial Aid office.
  • Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore Mobile Pantry
    Website: www.foodbankonline.org/
    Provides food to individuals in need.
  • Guaranteed Transfer
    Website: www.vccs.edu/students/transfers/
    Provides a table listing guaranteed admissions agreements between Virginia community colleges and Virginia four-year colleges
  • Scholarships.com
    Website: www.scholarships.com/
    Helps individuals find scholarships fit for them.
  • Volunteer Match
    Website: www.volunteermatch.org/
    Helps individuals find volunteer work in their area.
  • Cappex
    Website: www.cappex.com
    Services: Allows individuals to apply for various scholarships.
  • College Scholarships
    Website: www.collegescholarships.org/grants/states/virginia.htm
    Services: Allows individuals to apply for various scholarships.
  • Fastweb
    Website: www.fastweb.com
    Services: Allows individuals to apply for various scholarships.