Please check your texts, emails, and Canvas calendar regularly for updates on TRIO Upward Bound services online.

TRIO UB Tutorial runs Monday - Thursday from 3:00 - 6:00 pm, Fridays are by appointment only.

Please contact us for more information or a 1:1 appointment!



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!


Tune In To TRIO! 

We will be hosting a weekly office hour with TRIO Staff to help you better understand, What is TRIO? It is a time to connect, check-in, ask questions and be connected! Please join us on the following link each Thursday from 6-7pm.

Join us on Zoom and let us know if you have any challenges joining by calling our office line for support. See you then!