If I join SSS, what am I required to do?

If I join SSS, what am I required to do?

SSS tends to have expectations rather than requirements. It is expected that you will be committed to earning your degree and that you will take advantage of SSS services that […]

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Can SSS help with the transition to college life?

Can SSS help with the transition to college life?

Yes! SSS makes the transition smoother by offering one-on-one academic and career advising as well as workshops on managing your time efficiently, getting along with instructors, financing your education, planning […]

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I would like to meet more students like me. How can SSS help?

I would like to meet more students like me. How can SSS help?

The program offers many social and educational events each semester. In the past, these have included trips to music concerts, area plays, museums, college campus visits and cultural trips to […]

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How much time does it take to participate in the TRiO SSS program?

How much time does it take to participate in the TRiO SSS program?

This is up to you – it can take as little as one hour each quarter or several hours each week. You decide which services to utilize. You should be […]

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May I work while in the program?

May I work while in the program?

Yes, the majority of the students are able to work while in the program, although the program recommends not working more hours than can be manageable (usually 20 to 24 […]

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Are scholarships available?

Are scholarships available?

Information on financial aid should be directed to the Financial Aid Office at (309) 796-5447.

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Will the PTA degree transfer toward a PT degree?

Will the PTA degree transfer toward a PT degree?

Students interested in pursuing a Master or Doctorate of Physical Therapy should contact the specific PT program for more information on transferable courses. Generally, only the biology and general education […]

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Will applying early increase my chances of being accepted to the PTA program?

Will applying early increase my chances of being accepted to the PTA program?

Yes, as the selection process is very competitive. Applications will be accepted starting September 1. Applications postmarked on or before October 31 will be granted an interview in February. Applications […]

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Is there a waiting list for the PTA program?

Is there a waiting list for the PTA program?

No. The program reviews the application pool every year and students not selected must re-apply to be considered for the next class.

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Are any PTA classes online?

Are any PTA classes online?

Presently, only general education courses may be offered online.

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