Upward Bound Program - Summer 2021 begins 6/21/21! Please reach out to us if you have questions or need access to the Canvas courses. 



TRiO Upward Bound


Cañada College Upward Bound Program

TRIO Upward Bound is a federally funded pre-college program designed to assist low-income and potential first generation to college students prepare for college.  In partnership with Sequoia Union High School District, our program serves high school students in the communities of East Palo Alto and North Fair Oaks.

The Upward Bound Program is a year round program. The school year consists of monthly workshops at Cañada College and weekly tutoring and academic advising at Sequoia High School and Woodside High School. During the summer, Upward Bound students participate in a six week program offering academic courses, workshops, field trips and activities. All classes are taught on the Cañada College campus.

Students who are interested in joining Upward Bound can download a brochure (Spanish) and complete our interest form to help us determine if you are eligible for the program. We will be accepting applications for Fall through October 1st. Please contact us today to get more information!


Our Mission

Our mission is to provide Upward Bound students the necessary preparation and opportunity to enter post-secondary education and promote education, diversity, and community.

Our calendar has been updated, please take a look to be aware of our upcoming events on Canvas and Zoom. Please feel free to contact us at any time! Our phone and emails on the contact tabs are up to date. Thank you!


Summer Session Starts Soon! 

We are hosting Orientation for Summer Session June 9th 6-8pm and June 14th 10am-12pm. Please join us at one of these events if you are a new, current, or aspiring UB student! We look forward to seeing you then!

Also, spots are still open for summer session, apply today!