Upward Bound is a federally funded college access TRiO program. Our main objective is to assist high school students towards post-secondary degree attainment.
UB Weekly Update
SY15: Summer Program is in full action this year! We are thrilled to see students pushing through academic and social demands as they get one step closer to their college goals.
College Retention Students: Make sure you swing by the UB office to take care of any last minute business before you start the school year. You are responsible for your paperwork and meeting deadlines.
Parents: Parent Institute dates coming soon!
Oxy Upward Bound Mission:
The Occidental College Upward Bound Program assists underrepresented, low income, and first generation students in the central and northeastern sections of Los Angeles with secondary education completion and post-secondary matriculation and completion through one-on-one academic advisement utilizing a case management approach, weekly academic enrichment services and workshops, and summer residential programming. These transformative experiences in turn, promote resiliency, integrity, self-actualization, and the embodiment of competitive greatness so that students become life-long learners who can advocate for themselves and their community.