Program Services

TRIO Upward Bound Program Services include:

Academic and College Advising

  • Individualized tutoring in Core Curriculum (English, math, science and foreign languages)
  • Academic counseling
  • Academic enrichment workshops (test-taking strategies and study skills)
  • Standardized test preparation workshops (TAKS, PSAT, SAT and ACT)
  • University tours
  • College admissions advising
  • Financial aid and scholarship advising
  • Career exploration

Personal and Social Development

  • Cultural awareness workshops
  • Leadership w​orkshops

Summer Bridge Academic Program

The Summer "Bridge" Academic Program offered to graduating seniors is designed to assist students in transitioning from high school to college by completing six college credit courses (two classes of 3 credit hours each)

Summer Academic Enrichment Program

TRIO Upward Bound’s six-week summer academic enrichment program simulates a college environment by offering an intensive curriculum with individual programs of study geared toward academic needs and college goals. In addition, group activities are also offered to encourage the growth of self-esteem, leadership abilities and social skills.