A Federal TRIO Program


There will be an informational meeting with staff members of the University of Kansas Upward Bound program on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 6:00PM, in the auditorium at Kansas City Kansas Public Library (W. Wyandotte Branch – 1737 N. 82nd Street).  This informational meeting will be a great opportunity for you to learn more about the program and the benefits of having your child participate.  Any questions you may have about the program will be addressed.  To get a “head-start” on the process, we highly encourage families to bring to this meeting a copy of your 2017 tax paperwork and a current copy of your student’s transcript. If you are interested in attending this meeting, please call the Upward Bound office at (785) 864-3452 to RSVP by Sunday, November 18, 2018.

Welcome to KU Upward Bound!

KU Upward Bound is a federally funded college access program that provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. Our program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. Our goal is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.

Tutoring Services

KU Upward Bound is pleased to offer tutoring via Tutor.com. Tutoring is offered 24/7. Click here to enter our tutoring services. **Please note that only current Upward Bound students may use these services!** 

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To receive text messages from Upward Bound, text 81010 or (785) 693-2022 with one of the following codes:

  • @kuu (general messsages)
  • @dotteub (Wyandotte HS)
  • @schlagleub (F.L. Schlagle HS)
  • @highparkub (Highland Park HS) or
  • @lfsub (Free State HS)

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