TRIO Upward Bound (UB)

The Upward Bound Program at COM-FSM/Yap Campus is a federally funded program from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education.  The program services first generation college students who come from low-income families who have the motivation to successfully complete high school, enroll and succeed in post secondary education.

Types of UB Services:
Academic Program (Aug. to May)

  • Daily supplemental instruction and tutorial services provided to participants;
  • Academic & Personal advisement and counseling;
  • Career search and advisement;
  • Cultural enrichment program;
  • Study skills;
  • College searches, application;
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship workshops;
  • Saturday Instructions
  • College Visit
  • Student Leadership Conference

Summer Program (6 weeks)

  • Intense college preparatory courses
  • Preview instructions for up-coming school year
  • Academic & Personal advisement and counseling
  • Tutorial/Counseling/Career/Study Skills