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Summer UB 2017

FORMS

College visit forms for spring semester: Thank you for participating this semester!

SURVEYS & RSVPS

Surveys:

RSVPs:

  • None at this time.

SENIORS!  UW COLLEGE APPLICATIONS ARE NOW LIVE

UB Seniors, you may now start your UW college applications online.  Even if you haven't finished (or started) your personal statements we encourage you to start your application.  You can fill in the general information and any other information and save it until you have your statements done.  Want to know something cool?  Once you have submitted an application and are wanting to start another UW application, all you need to do is select a new UW campus to apply to and your information will auto-populate.  Please review your information and make sure your statements state the correct university (ie.: "I am excited to attend UW-La Crosse" when you are applying to UW-Eau Claire). 

If you should need assistance or want to come into the UB office please contact Lee, Paul, or Lisa and we will be happy to help you. 

You can start your UW College applications here

Summer Upward Bound

Students are you ready?  Get your Summer UB applications here!  Please also fill out the residential survey as well! We are excited about this summer as you already know we will be heading to Chicago for our trip.  We hope you are looking forward to living in the (air-conditioned) residence hall, learning new concepts and course content, living with a roommate, attending the Great River Shakespeare Festival, job shadow opportunities (juniors and seniors only), as well as many other new and exciting opportunities.  Summer UB will allow students to get a preview of their college prep course (math, science, English, and Senior Seminar if you are a rising senior, Skills, or a World Language (if available) and as close to a college experience living in the residence hall. Students who pass all their classes may earn up to a 1.0 elective credit at their high school to count towards graduation. All this for FREE and you will get a weekly stipend when you leave on Fridays (or we can hold onto it for you for the Chicago trip).  

Application deadlines
You must complete BOTH the Summer UB application (PDF above) and the residential survey.

If completed by March 9th, 2018 - you will earn a $50 bonus stipend paid out in two parts.
If completed by April 21st, 2018- you will earn a $25 bonus stipend paid out in two parts.

Dates for Summer UB
Wednesday, 6/13 - students move in between noon and 3:00pm, orientation week begins
Monday, 6/18 - First day of classes - special schedule
Friday, 6/24 - Students home at 5:30 p.m. 
Sunday, 6/24 - Students return to campus at 6 p.m. (every Sunday at 6 p.m.)
Tuesday. 7/3 - Students dismissed after LA class @ 12:30pm for July 4th Holiday (NO LUNCH)
Sunday, 7/8 - Students return to campus at 6 p.m.
Friday, 7/20 - Last day on UW-L campus; students move out
Monday, 7/23 - UB travels to Chicago 
Thursday, 7/26 - UB back from Chicago and UB graduation (6 p.m. – tentative time)

WANT TO KNOW WHAT SUMMER UB IS LIKE? WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW.

 SUMMER BRIDGE

Graduating seniors may apply to participate in our Summer Bridge program.  Students are enrolled in a 3.o college credit course, have a seminar class, in addition to working at least 3 hours p/week (prep and serve breakfast, office hours, hall supervision, etc.).  Bridge students are considered summer staff and are expected to attend training with the rest of residential summer staff from June 9-June 13th.  Summer tuition and room & board are paid for by UB.  Students also earn a weekly stipend.  We highly suggest seniors to participate as spots are limited so please apply asap. 

Summer Bridge Application apply here!

To get your Stipend you must: 

  • Complete any pending survey(s) 
  • RSVP to upcoming events
  • Complete Cyberbound 
  • Submit a copy of your ACT scores from juniors & anyone who missed the UB ACT needs to make it up.
  • Seniors: copies/pictures of your college acceptance letters & your SAR from FAFSA.

Orientation Forms and Surveys

New students, during their 60 day probationary period are required to complete the following surveys and forms.  

  1. Needs Assessment - print off this form and circulate it to your teachers.  When completed, submit the form to your tutoring supervisor.
  2. LASSI Survey - this is an assessment of how you study, and helps us understand what help you may need from Upward Bound.
  3. COPS Survey - this is an interest inventory to help direct your career choices.  We will use this information to help plan Career Day, college visits, and summer sessions.
  4. 60 Day Probation Contract- it is important that everyone understands what is expected by being a part of Upward Bound.  Print, sign and submit this form to your tutoring supervisor.
  5. Authorization Release Form - print off this form and parents complete the emergency contact and sign in consent for school administrators to provide release of midterms, grades, and/or transcripts; state testing scores (such as but not limited to ACT,  PSAT, SAT, WKCE, Badger, etc.); financial aid application, award letters, and other proposal letters; copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) and FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid); copy of Individual Education Plan (IEP) or any other recommended disability services or diagnosis; any other information about students' postsecondary plans, status on program admissions applications, enrollment verification in a postsecondary institution, information about graduation from postsecondary institution, and any other records verifying students' admission to, attendance or status at and/or separation from a postsecondary institution.    
  6. Self Esteem Inventory - completed once per year by all UB participants, this surveys uses statements, to which you decide are "like you" or "not like you".

UB STUDENT HANDBOOK

UB Student Handbook