Graduated Students in Entrance

Our Purpose

  • To increase the rate at which high school graduates pursue post secondary education.

  • Increase competency in core subjects; this includes English, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, and Foreign Language.
  • Support the development of students’ social, emotional, and academic growth through educational, cultural and enrichment activities.
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Services Upward Bound Provides

The Upward Bound program provides students resources, enriching experiences and opportunities to excel in and out of the classroom. With opportunities to engage in hands-on learning experiences students learn the essential tools to thrive inside and outside of the classroom. The Upward Bound program provides academic tutoring, university research opportunities, workshops on a variety of topics, classroom instruction and much more.

Students Working In Lab

In recent decades, we have come to understand the intrinsic health benefits to artistic and leisure activities. Art and leisure activities can help in the development of a students’ social emotional wellbeing. With opportunities to engage in social-emotional learning students can develop self-awareness, self-control and the interpersonal skills that are vital for school and life.

  • Field Trips

  • Campus Tours to local colleges

  • 6 week summer program

  • College application assistance, financial aid application assistance

Office Hours & Location

Office Hours & Location

Summer Hours
Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Fall Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Tuesdays: 8:30AM - 7:00PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Student Services Center (SSC) 2nd Floor TRiO Suite


Omar Madrid
Upward Bound Math-Science Technician
Email: @email
Phone: (818)778-5526

Karen Vega
Upward Bound Technician
Phone: (818) 947-2361

Eduardo Galeana
Program Director
Phone: (818) 947-2487