Student Support Services


Student Support Services (SSS) at Hinds Community College, Utica Campus is a TRiO federal grant funded program that strives to promote student achievement and success by providing a plethora of services and activities to target academic, personal, and social development, as well as, financial literacy. Our mission is to yield quality instructional programs and services that enhance student retention in an effort to ultimately obtain a degree and pursue a four-year college. With that being said, SSS constantly presents opportunities such as but not limited to:

  • Academic Interventions/Tutoring
  • Mandatory Academic Advising
  • Learning Seminars
  • Laptop Loans
  • College Tours
  • Cultural Enrichment Experiences

The SSS program aims to educate, challenge, and inspire low-income, first generation and/or disabled students. Please feel free to stop by the Workforce Development Building located on the HCC Utica campus to receive more information.

Apply TODAY to become a participant!


Students must be low income, first generation, and/or disabled to be eligible for the program.



Dr. Damian D. Thomas
Director of Student Support Services
Nichole Davis
Mathematics Interventionist
Jackie Braggs
Administrative Assistant
Denetta Durr
Literacy Interventionist