College Entrance Assistance

You have questions about college admissions? We have answers.


VUB provides a variety of statewide services to support veterans as they explore educational and training opportunities. We have expanded the assistance available for program participants by increasing access to individualized counseling and advising services for career exploration, college admissions, and veterans' benefits. These services are provided by email, mail, and phone as well as in person at our Billings site.

Career Exploration

Spotlights high interest fields for veterans and assists participants in exploring local and state education and training programs. Includes the opportunity for completing an online career assessment inventory (CAI) with follow-up individual career counseling provided by VUB staff.

College Admissions

Receive assistance with understanding and applying for financial aid, applying for college admission, meeting admission requirements, registering for classes, and making sense of degree requirements. Find answers to your college admission questions here. Includes appropriate referral to campus resources.

GI Bill Benefits

Get help understanding and accessing your VA education benefits. Includes guidance in using the www.vets.gov webpage for details on individual GI Bill benefits, amounts, months remaining, posting questions, and using the education benefit. One-on-one assistance is available to complete the online application and print the documents needed for the college certifying official.

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Colin Powell

Veterans Upward Bound has provided instruction, support services and career counseling to veterans transitioning from soldier to civilian life since 1992.

Contact Us
  • Phone:
    (800) 356-8387
  • Fax:
    (406) 657-2077
    Address:
    1500 University Drive
    Cisel Hall
    Billings, MT 59101