About UB

The NC State University Upward Bound Program provides students with Academic and Life Skills through an array of  FREE program services that include:

Saturday Academy

  • Common Core Instruction
  • Academic Enrichment
  • High School Survival Skills
  • Participation Stipend
  • Free Transportation to NC State University

Academic Skills Development

  • Computer Technology
  • Time Management and Study Skills
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Academic Advising
  • Research Activities

College Application and Enrollment Assistance

  • Application Fee Waivers
  • Financial Aid Assistance
  • College Tours

Cultural Enrichment

  • Theatrical Performances
  • Historical Tours
  • Museums
  • Athletic Events

Summer Residential Academy

  • Academic Enrichment
  • Career Awareness
  • Senior Forums
  • Cultural Trips
  • Stipend

Summer Bridge Program

  • College Credits
  • Collegiate Classroom Experience
  • Residential
  • Stipend


Meet our staff!