Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a federally funded TRIO program that provides you (if you are selected) with year-round support in high school performance and prepares you for entrance into college.


The Upward Bound project is designed to help you develop the skills and motivation you need to complete high school and to succeed in your future higher education pursuits.

How Upward Bound Supports You

Upward Bound provides these services free of charge:

  • Skills assessment
  • Academic advisement
  • Test preparation:
    • PSAT/SAT
    • ACT
    • TSI
    • STAAR
  • Study/test taking skills
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • College planning:
    • College tours
    • Help with the college application process
    • College survival skills
  • Scholarship search
  • Financial aid advisement
  • Social/life skills
  • Cultural activities
  • Leadership activities
  • Career awareness
  • Professional development
  • Financial literacy



South Campus
TRIO Programs / Upward Bound
SACA Building, Room 1108
Phone: 817-515-4986
Fax: 817-515-0762

Fall/Spring Hours
8 a.m. 5 p.m., Monday–Thursday
8 a.m.–noon, Friday

Summer Hours
7:30 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday–Thursday



Updated October 09, 2014


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