Current Students

Student Expectations & Requirements

  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Monthly academic advisement
  • Attend all monthly tutoring (if required), ACT workshops, and Saturday Sessions.
  • Display behavior and attitudes that are respectful, appropriate, and bring credit to oneself, their parents, their school, and the UB program.

Keeping Informed

  • It is the responsibility of each student and parent to be informed about Upward Bound activities and policies.

  • Students are expected to read the current student handbook thoroughly to understand program policies and procedures.

  • Students are also responsible for reading any announcements that may be posted or given out and paying careful attention to any oral announcements.

  • Students  must promptly inform the Upward Bound office of any change of address, email, or telephone number so that communication is not disrupted. Failure to receive pertinent e-mail or phone messages will not be accepted as a valid excuse for missing an activity or failing to comply with program requirements

2016 - 2017 Points

Monthly Core Requirement Points

Saturday Session

10

Tutoring/Grades A’s or B’s

10

ACT Workshop or Scholarships

10

Academic Advisement

10

 

 

 

If a student attends a SCHOOL SPONSORED activity during a required Saturday Session they may submit a signed excused absence form five business days prior to the event. The student then may be awarded 5 points. If the absence is not excused or the student does not submit the signed form no points will be given.

 
Extra Points

4.0 GPA monthly

10

3.5 GPA  monthly

5

Concurrent 4.0 GPA monthly

10

Concurrent 3.5 GPA  monthly

5

RSVP (from students by E-mail only!)

5

Extra ACT Preparation (5 points for every 1 hour)

5

In Office Advisement 

5

Extra Scholarship Applications (5 points for every 1 hour in office)

5

Take the ACT (Copy of admission ticket)

1

Copy of ACT Score

1

Bring Binder to Saturday Session

1

Community Service (1 point per activity)

1

Student Council

(based on attendance, participation)

1

Summer Academy Attendance 

( 1 point per day of attendance)

1