Upward Bound

Upward Bound (UB) is a college completion program serving students enrolled at East Aurora High School and West Aurora High School.  We provide the support, motivation, and academic preparation necessary to go to college. 

What kind of services do you provide?

Academic Preparation for College

  • Academic and college preparatory workshops
  • College preparatory courses (credit and non-credit)
  • Tutoring and homework help sessions
  • 6-week academic summer program on the Waubonsee Sugar Grove campus (Optional)

Educational and Career Planning

  • Academic advising
  • College and career workshops
  • College visits, cultural enrichment activities, and special events

College Admissions and Financial Aid Information

  • Preprartion for ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP Exams, & ACCUPLACER 
  • Individual assistance with college admissions applications
  • Individual assistance with scholarship & financial aid applications

 How much does the program cost?

  • The Waubonsee Upward Bound Program is a federally funded TRIO program, and all services are provided at no cost… which means the program is FREE!

For more information contact the TRIO / Upward Bound Manager at (630) 466-6800, or email upwardbound@waubonsee.edu.