Upward Bound (UB) at WITCC
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Upward Bound
712.274.8733 ext. 4226
800.352.4649 ext. 4226
Student Support Services
712.274.8733 ext. 1489
800.352.4649 ext. 1489
Educational Talent Search
712.274.8733 ext. 3227
800.352.4649 ext. 3227
Apr 26
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Cargill Auditorium (D103)
Time: 1:30PM
Apr 28
Graduation Cap & Gown Pick-up
RHK Bldg., Entrance #1
Time: 12:00PM
Apr 28
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Student Senate Room W103
Time: 12:00PM
Apr 29
Graduation Cap & Gown pick-up
RHK Bldg., Entrance #1
Time: 8:00AM
May 01
1st Annual Lift-A-Thon
Dunker Student Center
Time: 5:00PM
May 07
WITCC Talent Show
Cargill Auditorium (D103)
Time: 12:00PM
May 08
WIT Car Show and Shine
Building H parting lot
Time: 4:00PM
May 14
Spring Semester Ends

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Upward Bound

Upward Bound, which was initiated in 1965, is a federal pre-college program designed to help selected students complete high school, enter and succeed in post-secondary education.

Upward Bound offers extensive academic instruction as well as counseling, mentoring, career search, financial aid search, and other support services. Students meet throughout the school year and participate in an intensive residential summer program at WITCC for six weeks. Students generally participate from their ninth grade year through their senior year of high school.

Application for participation in the program is competitive and several factors are taken into consideration including, but not limited to:

Services Available

WITCC Upward Bound prides itself on being a "One Stop Shop" for all of our participants' needs. View a sample of the many unique services we have to offer.

Application Process

Call us to request an application be sent to you or stop by our office to get an application. You may also contact the coordinator for your school directly. Students can apply in 8th through 11th grades.

Once accepted, a student typically remains a participant until the time they graduate from high school and enter college. Annual re-application is not required.

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