Attendance and Eligibility


During the regular school year, Upward Bound students attend Saturday sessions. During the summer, Upward Bound students participate in a six-week Summer Residential Program where they have the opportunity to live on a college campus. The students attend daily classes and take part in various recreational and social activities.


Eligible participants must be enrolled in ninth or tenth grade and attend one of the following high schools:

  • Hamilton
  • Manassas
  • Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) College Preparatory
  • Trezevant
  • Douglass