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Student Resources

If you are looking for answers check out the list below. If you don’t find the information you are seeking please give us a call at 507.457.5465 or visit the office in Krueger Library 219.

Use TutorTrac to set up an appointment with a peer tutor for up to 1 hour per week per class.  SSS students are entitled to unlimited tutoring.  If additional appointments for the same class are needed in the same week, these may be set up via email with the individual tutor.  SSS students - Do not check in on the computer in Tutoring Services.  Please take a pink “Student Tutoring Ticket” from the front desk and give it to your tutor for completion.

The following items are available for check out from the SSS office:
Essential Words for the GRE
GRE: The Leader in Test Preparation, and Study Skills
MP3 Sony recorder
Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus calculator
Texas instruments BA II Plus calculator
MTLE Minnesota Elementary Education (K-6) First Edition book
MTLE Minnesota Pedagogy Elementary (K-6) First Edition book
MTLE Minnesota Elementary Education (K-6) Practice Test 1
MTLE Minnesota Elementary Education (K-6) Practice Test 2
MTLE Minnesota Pedagogy: Elementary (K-6) Practice Test 1

It’s important to learn how to manage your money and make wise financial decisions.  Our SSS advisors will be happy to discuss how to set up a budget and ways to stretch your money.

Thanks to a generous grant from the MN Department of Health, Winona State, RCTC and SE Technical College are all involved in the new Student Parents Program to serve the needs of students who are also parents. Regular luncheons and a task force of student parents are available to support you and to connect student parents to important resources in the Rochester community. Visit Facebook to see who is involved in the program.

For more information or to join this program contact Deb Hammel at or call 507.457.2298.

The SSS Leadership program was created to help empower students. It provides opportunities for self-discovery and personal growth by fostering a commitment to community service and respect for individual differences. The SSS Leadership Club meets bi-monthly in the SSS office. Students who attend the meetings will learn about the qualities that make a successful leader. Activities are also provided to assist students in developing their individual leadership potential.  All SSS students are encouraged to participate in the SSS Leadership Program.

Visit the TRIO Facebook page or ask the SSS Advisor for more information.

It’s important to protect your college investment of time and money.  Manage your study time inside and outside of class, ask your classmates, tutors or professors if you do not understand a topic, and study smarter, not harder.  Ask your advisor about tips that will improve your time management and study skills. College is a game so learn the rules and you will graduate a champion with TRIO's help!

“TRIO Student Support Services assisted me in my goals of graduation by creating a welcoming environment surrounded by students striving for success.  The staff has helped me celebrate my triumphs and kept me on track through hard times.  I am thankful for having an advisor who took a personal interest in my future.  The individualization of the program provided me with opportunities and information which helped me through college and will continue to be beneficial for many years".

“TRIO is all about support and guidance. They lay down the train tracks, so you know just the right path to follow and you don’t get sidetracked.”

“It’s great to be a part of this program.  Everyone is so supportive and kind here.  I love it.” 

"TRIO has been great with one-on-one help. TRIO allows me to learn in a less intimidated setting. Their knowledge and expertise has helped me with my academics and campus life."

"TRIO has helped me find myself."