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Student Support Services

TRiO Student Support Services

Vision

The staff of Student Support Services is dedicated to working together to help students build the academic skills necessary to succeed in college.

Mission

The mission of Student Support Services (SSS) at USU Blanding, is to increase the academic achievement, retention, and graduation rates of first-generation, low-income students, and students with disabilities.

Services

  • Tutoring in all academic subjects
  • Academic advisement
  • Classes to develop reading, writing, math, and study skills
  • Career, personal and transfer counseling
  • Assessment in academic skills and career interests
  • Retention forums
  • Financial aid information and application assistance
  • Financial literacy counseling.

Eligibility

Services are offered to students who are accepted to or already enrolled at the USU Eastern Blanding Campus and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Low income, as established by the U.S. Department of Education
  • First generation college student (neither parent has a four-year college degree)
  • Physical or Learning Disability

Resources

Intake Application

Retention Scholarship Application

Connect with Student Support Services:

Mailing Address
576 West 200 South
Blanding, UT 84511 

Sarah Gosney

Sarah Gosney

Title: Retention Specialist
Office: Health Science Library Building (HSL)
Campus: Blanding
Phone: (435) 678-8161
Email: sarah.gosney@usu.edu

Kimberly Hiatt

Kimberly Hiatt

Title: Program Coordinator - Student Support Services
Office: Health Science Library Building (HSL)
Campus: Blanding
Phone: (435) 678-8138
Email: kim.hiatt@usu.edu

Heather Lyman

Heather Lyman

Title: Academic Advisor - Student Support Services
Office: Health Science Building (HSL)
Campus: Blanding
Phone: (435) 678-8203
Email: heather.lyman@usu.edu
Schedule an Appointment

Laurie Simpson

Laurie Simpson

Title: Staff Assistant - Student Support Services
Office: Health Science Library Building (HSL)
Campus: Blanding
Phone: (435) 678-8130
Email: laurie.simpson@usu.edu

Terri Winder

Terri Winder

Title: Learning Specialist - Student Support Services
Office: Health Science Library Building (HSL) Student Services Hall
Campus: Blanding
Phone: (435) 678-8146
Email: terri.winder@usu.edu
Schedule an Appointment