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One of our teachers leading class during the Summer Upward Bound Program.
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At Upward Bound, students earn credit toward graduation.
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Students take electives,
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and college prep courses.
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Many university instructors teach for Upward Bound,
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or work in the specific field.
Students graduate from our program and attend elite universities
and find success in building community.
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UBMS Spring Course Offering - 2015
Three (3) courses emphasizing Life Science and Physical Science which will provide an introduction to engineering concepts. View a description on the courses offered. Spring Courses.

SAT/ACT Prep Course Review Guide
Parents and students wondering which is the right
SAT/ACT prep course, may find great value in this resource:
It is the the result of hundreds of hours of review by a team
of researchers and industry experts.  After examining a field
of thirty-five prep courses, they present a list of seven that
families might consider.


General Program Resources

UBMS Academic Year Orientation Booklet 2014-15
Student/Parent handbook of Services and Activities for the USF UBMS program.

UBMS Application 
The University of San Francisco Math and Science Upward Bound application, which must be completely filled out and submitted by all students seeking admission 
to the USF UBMS program.

Family Involvement

FAFSA Worksheet 2014-15
This worksheet will assist you, in preparing to fill out the online FAFSA form
(which also can be found at

Community Colleges With On Campus Housing
Some Community Colleges actually provide housing options for students.
This list provides a partial list of such institutions.

Council for Opportunity in Education
The Council for Opportunity in Education is a nonprofit organization, established in 1981, dedicated to furthering the expansion of college opportunities for low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities throughout the United States.  The mission of the Council is to advance and defend the ideal of equal educational opportunity in post-secondary education. As such, the focus of the Council is assuring that the least advantaged segments of the population have a realistic chance to enter and graduate from a post-secondary institution.