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Community Resource Guide

Welcome to the Stark State College Community resource guide.  Here you will find information about support services available at Stark State, Stark County and Summit County.  The Veteran/Military Services tab contains information specific for those that have served or are currently serving in our armed services.

 If you need assistance accessing community resources contact 

Elizabeth Inkinen-Juergensen PCC-S 
330-494-6170 Ext. 4219
Room S307

Stark State Resources

The Stark State Student Help Tree displays the College support services. Listed in the column to the right of this page is a description of each service and contact information with weblinks if available.  

You will find a printable version here.



Process and Procedures

Academic Division Offices

Business Office
Extension 4368                   Office S301

The Bursar in the Business Office assists you with all student financial transactions including: bill payment, verification of financial aid, disbursement of financial aid, refunds & related concerns.

 Gateway Student Services
Extension 4301                         Office M101

Gateway Student Services is a central location that can answer all of your questions relative to financial aid, registration, or connection to your academic advisor.  Appointments are offered with in-depth questions or concerns. Drop in anytime without an appointment for help.


Help for Understanding My Classes

Contact information in syllabus
Instructors are the best source of help with course content.  It is important to ask questions in class and to note on the syllabus how the instructor wants you to contact him or her for assistance.

Extension 4141
Room B123

The Digital Library provides quality resources and professional library information services in support of research, teaching, and learning needs. 

 Business Tutoring
Room C106

Tutors are available for Business & Entrepreneurial Studies courses.  A schedule of hours is on myStarkState.

ET/IT Tutoring
Room C106

Tutors are available for Engineering & Information Technology courses.  A schedule of hours is on myStarkState.

Math Learning Center
College Level Math               Room E207
Modular Math                Math Classroom

This center offers College Level math tutoring (College Algebra, Statistics and above). Developmental math tutoring is available in the classroom at any time and by appointment.

Science Learning Center
Extension 5278                     Room H200

The Science Learning Center (SLC) offers tutoring in all levels of Natural and Physical sciences.  The SLC is also a great place to study, work on homework and get help as needed.

Writing Center
Extension 4600                    Room G200

The Writing Center has tutors available for individual or group consultation, drop in or by appointment, by student or faculty request. PowerPoint presentations & online sites are also available to support the writing process.

Downtown Satellite 

Academic support at the Downtown Satellite is available to all SSC students.

Academic Support Center
Room W109
Hours:  Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm Friday 8:00am – 4:00 pm
  • Tutoring for all levels of math
  • Support and tutoring in ITD100 and ITD122  
  • Assistance for those struggling with the mechanics of online classes.
Writing Center
The Downtown location of the Writing Center offers the same services as the Main Campus Center

Support for Student Success

Check myStarkState for your advisor

Your Academic Advisor can help with your educational & career objectives, selection of academic major, planning course sequence & class scheduling.

Extension 4525                           Office M104

Career Development is dedicated to empowering students and alumni in developing career planning & job search skills.

Computer Bare Basics
Extension 4977                       Office K205

Computer Bare Basics is a free and unlimited workshop offered to all students to teach computer skills necessary to be successful in College.

Connect 2 Complete
Extension 4242                  Office B226

First-time, full-time students are assigned a Success Coach who offers support through the first year by assisting in the identification of strategies that help students meet their goals at SSC.

Counseling Support Services 
Extension 4219                          Office B104

These supportive services provide short term personal, social, emotional, & developmental consultation for students.

Extension 4935                             Office B104

The Disability Support Services Office assists students with disabilities by providing academic support services; admissions procedures; financial aid information; academic & career guidance.

Extension 4357(HELP)       Room B219

The Help Desk provides the first line of technical support for the Stark State campus computing community. Students are provided technical support & answers to technical questions.

Interfaith Campus Ministry
Extension 4264                           Office B104

Interfaith Campus Ministry serves the spiritual needs of students. Promoting acceptance of diverse faiths, traditions & cultures, people can explore and grow in their beliefs.

Support Services
Extension 4935                                    Office B104
The Military Services office offers advising and support to all Military Service Members.
VA Benefits
Extension 4254                  Office M102
The Registration Office certifies veterans’ eligibility and assists new & continuing student veterans with the processing of VA forms for educational benefits. 

Office of Student Diversity
Extension 4667/4274               Offices B230k

Multicultural Student Affairs is a resource & support center for students from under- represented groups & a provider of services designed to assist students in achieving goals. 

Student Life
Extension 4237                       Office S302a

The Office of Student Life sponsors programs to encourage involvement, interaction, learning, skill development and enjoyment.