Upward Bound
Division of Student Affairs

UB Academic Year

Weber State University Upward Bound program has four staff persons working year-round to assist participating students. The Director, Basic Skills Specialist and Math-Science Specialist rotate through the five target high schools and assorted junior high schools meeting with students on an individual and small group basis. An office assistant is available in the office during the day to work with parents and campus personell.

Each school year, from September to May, Upward Bound staff provide students with the following services:

  • Academic tutoring with individual and group sessions in addition to homework assistance
  • Monitoring of academic progress maintaining a college-bound track
  • Individual counseling for academic or personal problems
  • Academic improvement with college/university-level skills training
  • Career exploration
  • Access to academic and cultural activities
  • Access to a variety of community involvement and service activities
  • College entrance exam preparation
  • College admissions, registrations and navigation
  • Assistance with financial aid and scholarship applications

Students meet with Education Specialists weekly at Weber State University in the Social Sciences Building on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm for College Prep/Study Hall.  In addition, Education Specialists meet with students at individual schools during the week as necessary.

Other college students and staff volunteer and work throughout the school year at the Saturday College Prep/Study Halls on campus assisting with academic tutoring and group activities.

Saturday College Prep

Students studying Student receiving tutoring

Anti-Bullying Presentation at the Boys and Girls Club

Students posed around Boys and Girls Club van

Anti-Bullying Interview with Univision

Students in TV studio

Boys and Girls Club "Duck Derby" Community Service

Students pose on riverbank Students collecting rubber ducks from river

Boys and Girls Club "A Day for Kids" Community Service

Students doing chalk murals on sidewalk Students pose at check-in table

Utah Jazz Game

Students pose near Jazz merchandise Students pose in stadium seats

Senior Retreat
 
Students sitting at conference table Students listening to speaker in classroom
 
Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth Speaks at WSU
 
Large group photo Student pose while waiting for speaker to begin
 
Science Day at the University of Utah
 
Group picture under "Science Day" sign Students checking in
 
The Utah Symphony: Vivaldi's Four Seasons
 
Students posing in theater seats

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Summit Hotel
 
Students chopping onions Students washing vegetables
 
Festival of Trees
 
Large group photo Students pose in front of Christmass trees
 
Stockings for Juvenile Justice Services
 
View of all donations Staff and student pose with donations

Faraday Lectures at WSU

Students pose in classroom

Financial Aid Night
 
Students and parents pay attention to speaker Students and parents pay attention to speaker
 
Utah State University Tour
 
Student listen to speaker Students on tour of campus

The Dead Sea Scrolls at the Leonardo
 
 

Upward Bound Food Drive Benefiting WSU's Weber Cares Food Pantry
 

Tyrannosaurus Sue
 
 

Snow College Tour and Luau
 
 
New Student-Parent Orientation
 
Students and parents listening Students talking with one another

Hill Aerospace Museum
 
 
Rose Tea benefiting the YCC Community Service
 

Weber State UniversityUpward BoundOgden, Utah 84408-3201(801) 626-6798

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