Thank you for your interest in the Waubonsee Upward Bound Program, a college completion program serving students at East Aurora High School and West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL
Admission decisions are based on a careful review of the New Student Application, academic records, recommendation letters, and family interview.  
Please contact us for an application at or you may download one from the link to your right. 

Application Process

STEP 1 - Complete and submit the New Student Application and attach the following documents:

  • Unofficial transcript or most recent grade report;
  • Copy of student’s Birth Certificate;
  • Copy of student’s Social Security Card; and
  • Signed copy of parent / guardian’s federal tax return for the previous calendar year

STEP 2 - Once your application is processed, we will contact you to schedule a family interview.  Flexible scheduling and bilingual staff are available.  
STEP 3 - New students must successfully complete a 10-60 day observation period before being admitted into the program. Students are expected to participate until they graduate high school, and maintain academic and participation standards.

Applications may be submitted in person, or mailed to:
Waubonsee Upward Bound Program
East Aurora High School - Room 201
West Aurora High School - Nexus

Waubonsee Community College
TRIO Upward Bound Manager
Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554