PDCCC students applying for SSS must meet the following requirements:

  • enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a program of postsecondary education
  • enrolled in at least six semester hours
  • have academic need (need a tutor or have low placement test scores); and
  • must meet at least one of the following requirements:
    • currently receive need-based financial aid (Pell)
    • is a low-income individual
    • a first-generation college student (neither parent graduated from a four-year college, or university)
    • or an individual with a disability


  • Submit a completed Student Support Services Application and all required paperwork; or
  • Meet with the SSS Director or a Counselor.