Invest in Adult Education
Stay Engaged
 

Veterans Upward Bound Program

28 July 2014
News

The TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program at the University of Pennsylvania is a FREE, non-credited, non-profit, pre-college program federally funded with a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The primary goal of TRIO VUB is to prepare eligible veterans to enter college, be successful in college, and to graduate from college. In order for students to be fully prepared for college, TRIO VUB emulates the college experience. High expectations are placed on students while attending TRIO VUB in order to support their success in the Program and later in college.

TRIO VUB provides 160 students annually with academic instruction and support services. Students come to TRIO VUB from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania and Camden County in New Jersey.
TRIO VUB operates three program cycles during the year. Classes begin in September, January, and May. Each program cycle is 15 weeks (1 week of orientation, 13 weeks of classes and 1 week for finals). Classes are held Monday to Friday, T.O.day classes from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and T.O.night classes from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Basic (100 level) or intermediate (200 level) classes in Computer, Language Lab, Literature, Spanish, Math, and Science are offered in addition to various academic, financial, and character building workshops.

TRIO Veterans Upward Bound is funded under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education.

Learn more about TRIO Veterans Upward Bound. Share this information by downloading TRIO Veterans Upward Bound  flyer.

Recent News

We Kept It Real: The 31st Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference

15 May 2019
Events Features News

The Office of Adult Education, a division of the Office of Workforce Development, in partnership with Temple University’s Center for Community Partnerships, hosted …

Attend the 31st annual Technology & Adult Ed Conference

12 April 2019
Events Features News

Register Here

Event: Digital skills class teaches safe biking to residents

3 April 2019
Events News

Digital Skills & Bicycle Thrills is back this year with two new classes on April 24 and June 26! Residents can improve their …

Sponsors and Partners