TRiO Upward Bound College Prep Academy
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TRIO Upward Bound at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, housed in the Office of Minority Student Affairs, has been a part of the Illinois community since 1966. We at Upward Bound, are committed to providing our students with high quality academic, cultural, and career related activities designed to prepare and equip them to successfully complete high school, enroll in an accredited post-secondary institution and obtain a baccalaureate degree.
Our vision is that Upward Bound students be inspired to excel, graduate from college, and succeed in life.
The Upward Bound Program is committed to providing its students with high quality academic, cultural, and career related activities designed to:
- Prepare them to successfully complete high school, enroll in an accredited post – secondary institution, and successfully complete a baccalaureate four degree.
- Provide an environment which inspires students to learn, grow, and become capable and confident young adults.
Our objectives have been created to ensure that each participant be provided with the opportunity to pursue such services as: academic enrichment activities; tutoring; study skill development; academic advising and coaching; ACT/SAT test preparation; leadership development; career development; and college selection, admission, and financial workshops.
- Office of Minority Student Affairs