Skip to Main Content

Mission and Goals

MISSION

The UMBC Classic Upward Bound Program strives to assist students in gaining the knowledge, skills and resolve required to graduate from high school, and enroll in and graduate from postsecondary institutions.

GOAL

The goal of the Program is to generate, in participants, the skills and motivation necessary to graduate from high school, and to matriculate in and graduate from an institution of post- secondary education.

OBJECTIVES

  • Project staff will work with Upward Bound participants to meet identified academic, guidance and personal needs.
  • Personal guidance, academic counseling, and college awareness activities will be provided for all Upward Bound participants through individual meetings and group activities.
  • Academic instruction, as well as tutoring and enrichment activities will be provided for all Upward Bound
  • College entrance test preparation will be provided for all students, and college application assistance provided for 12th graders.