During the academic year, Upward Bound students are able to attend classes and tutoring, Monday - Thursday from 2:30 to 6:00 pm and are required to complete 4.5 hours weekly which includes their 1.5 hour class. Classes are offered once a week and are taken by grade. Freshmen and Sophomores participate in MCAS prep classes, Juniors are enrolled in SAT prep/college exploration and Seniors take Senior Seminar which is focused on the college, financial aid and scholarship application process. UB Students have access to NSCC’s library, cafeteria, and reserved UB computer lab, main tutoring room and classrooms. Students are able to meet with a tutor one-on-one, participate in group study or work individually in the main tutoring room.
During the academic year, students also have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of college visits/fairs, community service events, health and fitness activities, academic/co-curricular workshops and cultural experiences. Furthermore, there are various opportunities to participate in leadership development including UB Council.