Upward Bound is a TRIO program federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education and is designed to assist, encourage, and motivate students who have the potential and desire to continue their education beyond high school.


Over 96% of Upward Bound students graduate from high school on time

On average, over 90% of students enroll in a college or university directly after high school

Important Dates and Deadlines

Presentation in all Social Studies classes for 9th grade students: Friday, October 7, 2022, all day

Mandatory Goal Setting Meeting: Wednesday, October 19, 2022 @ 2:15 PM in the Lecture Hall, OR Thursday, October 20, 2022 @ 6:30 AM in the Lecture Hall

Essay DUE: Friday, November 18, 2022, submitted to the UB offices by 2:00 PM

Application and Tax Income Information DUE: Friday, December 16, 2022, submitted to the UB offices by 2:00 PM

Interviews: Monday, January 23, 2023, through Friday, February 3, 2023, by appointment

1st Semester grades issued: January 23, 2023

Selection Meeting: Wednesday, February 8, 2023

New Recruits Notified: Friday, February 10, 2023