Student Support Services

Student Support Services (SSS) is a federally-funded program designed to provide opportunities for academic development, assistance with basic college requirements, and to motivate students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. Students entering the program have a variety of needs encompassing economic, academic, and cultural diversity.

Student Support Services offers career information, tutoring, study skills, and transfer information to students who qualify for services.

All services are provided at no charge to those students who qualify and meet the criteria set forth by the Department of Education.

Phone: 903-823-3166

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Education Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a federally funded program designed to provide counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. The major objective of the Educational Opportunity Center is to increase the number of adult participants who enroll in postsecondary education institutions.

EOC Services include:

Admissions Application Assistance

Academic and Career Counseling

Financial and Economic Literacy Planning/Workshops

Financial Aid Application Assistance

College Success and College Transfer Planning/Workshops

Services provided are at no charge to program participants who qualify and meet the criteria set forth by the Department of Education.

Phone: 903-823-3012

Location: Carl M. Nelson Administration Building in the Office of Enrollment Services

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Educational Talent Search

Texarkana College is a sponsoring institution for the Educational Talent Search Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The Talent Search Program identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education.

The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on and complete their post-secondary education. The program publicizes the availability of financial aid and assists participants with the post-secondary application process.

Talent Search also encourages persons who have not completed education programs at the secondary or post-secondary level to enter or re-enter and complete post-secondary education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds to complete high school and post-secondary education.