Student Support Services F.A.Q.'s

How can I qualify?

To be eligible for SSS services, you must be at least a half-time student at ICCC (or applied for enrollment) and be a citizen or legal resident of the United States. You may be eligible of you can answer "yes" to any of the following statements:

  • Neither of my parents graduated from a four-year institution
  • I am eligible for financial aid
  • I am a student with a disability
  • I plan to complete a two-year degree and/or transfer

How can I become a Participant?

Call Student Support Services at 515-576-0099 ext 2280 or stop by the SSS area in the Administration Building at ICCC's Fort Dodge campus. One of the staff members will be glad to discuss the program with you.

Academic/Career Advising

Academic advising is available to SSS students who would like help in determining short-term and long-term goals. Referrals to community agencies are offered to those students whose educational goals are hampered by personal/family problems. Career advising, exploration and information are also a part of the comprehensive SSS services.

Financial Aid Assistance

Sufficient financial aid packages are crucial to students. SSS participants are advised of the various types of financial aid available and the methods needed to obtain that aid. Assistance is provided to participants who apply for financial aid.

Seminars/Workshops

Throughout the year, SSS offers seminars, workshops and conferences. Topics vary each semester and are based on the requests and needs of the SSS students.

Cultural/Social Activities

SSS members are encouraged to participate in the cultural/social activities sponsored by SSS and ICCC. These activities may include educational field trips to museums and exhibits, concerts, sporting events, etc.