Academic Year Program

Upward Bound Coordinators maintain regular contact with participants, meeting with them in their high schools and arranging workshops, field trips and attendance at cultural events. The following services are provided:

  • Academic Instruction
  • Academic and Skill Building
  • Tutoring
  • Academic Advising
  • Personal Counseling
  • Career Exploration
  • ACT Preparation
  • College Search, Campus Visits, Application Assistance
  • Financial Aid Information Workshops
  • Leadership Development
  • Cultural Events and Field Trips

Upward Bound Coordinators visit each target school identified in the Upward Bound grant a minimum of twice per month during the academic year. Coordinators may meet with Upward Bound students in an individual, per grade level, or large group setting. Upward Bound students are expected to attend all regularly scheduled bi-monthly visits in their school. The following information is a general curriculum covered during the fall semester of the academic school year. Curriculum may be subject to change.