Schneider Avenue Building, Room 1112
Upward Bound is a continuous four-year pre-college program for students in target area high schools in Lake County Indiana.
It is a federally funded TRIO program that provides supportive academic instruction, including but not limited to, tutoring, college tours, career seminars, pre college entrance exams-SAT, ACT, admissions, financial aid and special interest workshops.
Generate Skills and Motivate
It is designed to generate skills and motivate low income-first generation high school students with the necessary activities and curriculum for a successful post-secondary education including enrollment in college credit classes at Purdue University Northwest-Hammond Campus.
It has been in existence at Purdue University Northwest-Hammond Campus since 1965. In addition to the academic year in which students attend 20-22 Saturdays, six to eight week summer programs are also offered through Purdue University Northwest. A summer Bridge component is also offered which allows students to take college classes immediately after high school graduation.