The Office of TRIO Upward Bound Program (CSU-UB) is a pre-college program of robust academic instruction, tutoring and counseling. The (CSU-UB) program provides high school students with an opportunity to enhance the academic skills necessary to successfully complete high school and enroll in and graduate from college.
The Upward Bound Program is a year round academic program with a summer component emphasis placed on language arts, mathematics, sciences, social sciences and foreign languages. There is a six-week on-campus summer program (4-weeks commuting and 2-weeks residential) that will enhance the academic skills, introduce the participants to campus life, teach college survival skills, increase their social skills and provide entertainment activities. Participants will attend workshops, use computerized tutorials, and practice tests to improve their test taking skills to enhance their SAT and ACT scores.
Permissible Services––Any project assisted under this section may provide instruction designed on-campus residential programs, mentoring programs, and/or work study
Programs and activities designed for participants who are limited English proficient, traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education, individuals with disabilities, participants who are homeless children and youths, participants who are aging out of foster care, or other disconnected participants.
Counseling and Academic Advising––are key services offered year-round to help students solve personal, academic, and behavioral problems that impede success and assists them in discovering self-concept and social development.
Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction will aid participants in improving their GPAs, increasing their academic successes, and providing the motivation needed to increase academic performance.