Live Online Instruction
VUB provides a variety of online services to support veterans statewide. With our online instruction and assessments, we have expanded the assistance available and increased opportunities for program participants to identify and address areas of academic weakness, to test their readiness for online learning, to explore career and educational options, and to have help available when needed.
College Transition Support
Get help in navigating college admissions, financial aid, registration and more. Dust off those practical skills – note taking, test taking, time management – and get ready for class. Find out more about the statewide support provided by veterans' service providers in your community.
- College Success Strategies
- Veterans Resources
Brush up your computer skills and refine your understanding of the useful tools in Word and Excel. Improve the skills needed to produce more polished documents for college or work.
- Introduction to Computers
- Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Gain the tools you need for better money management and wiser financial decisions. Create a personal budget and develop long and short term goals for a more secure financial future.
- Personal Finance
Learn the basic grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation you need to communication simply but effectively in Spanish. If Spanish is in your collegiate future, use this class to get a head start on the material presented in an introductory college class.
- Spanish I
- Spanish II
If the thought of a math class has you breaking out in a cold sweat, this is your opportunity to face your math fears. Review basic math skills to fill in any learning gaps, remember things you used to know and strengthen your analytical skills. Move into algebra with confidence. VUB instructors are very good at addressing areas of math weakness.
- Math I: Basic Math
- Math II: Introduction to Algebra
- Math III: Intermediate Algebra
- Math IV: Introduction to Calculas
Get a brief overview of biology, physics and chemistry and become familiar with the basic concepts and principles of each branch. Build a foundation of vocabulary, appropriate study skills and learning strategies to prepare for a college level science class.
- Science I: Biology
- Science II: Chemistry
- Science III: Physics
Begin with a concise grammar review to eliminate common punctuation errors and prepare for writing more formally and with a purpose. Learn the writing process from pre-writing to evaluating content, organization, topic development, transition, clarity, and word and sentence choice to produce thoughtful and polished essays.
- Grammar Review
- Introduction to Writing I
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.Socrates
In order to serve the most veterans, we have the following eligibility requirements:
- All participants must complete a VUB application to finalize enrollment.
- Any veteran with an academic need that VUB services can address may be enrolled our academic refresher classes. Prior participants may enroll a second time if there is space in the class(es).
Veterans Upward Bound has provided instruction, support services and career counseling to veterans transitioning from soldier to civilian life since 1992.Contact Us