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Fall 2014

Academic Program

October 7th, 2014 to December 11th, 2014 (Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2:30pm-5:00pm)

Upward Bound will run its academic year, Afterschool Courses & Enrichment Support Services (ACES) Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30-5:00pm at D'Youville College. The ACES program is open to all Upward Bound students. Academic tutoring, homework assistance, test preparation, mentoring, enrichment and skill classes will be offered daily during the ACES program segment. College Access Program (CAP) will be Wednesdays from 2:30pm to 5:00pm. The CAP program will address areas that are necessary for high school students to properly and thoroughly prepare for college. Topics include, but are not limited to college list creation, the college application process, scholarships searches and applications, SAT and standardize test preparation, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) preparation and submission. CAP sessions are for seniors only during the Fall semester . All ACES and CAP sessions will be held at D'Youville College unless otherwise communicated by the Upward Bound Director.

Program Calendar

Thursday, September 18th - Senior College Access Program Begins
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: D'Youville College

Thursday, October 2nd - ACES program orientation and first day of programming
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: D'Youville College

Tuesday, October 7th - First day of ACES programming
Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: D'Youville College

Saturday, October 18th - D'Youville College Open House (Seniors only)
Time: 11:00am — 2:00pm Location: D'Youville College

Tuesday, November 4th - Workshop at D’Youville College (Election Day, No School)
Time & Location: TBD

Saturday, November 8th - SAT Exam Day (Seniors only)
Time: 7:00am—2:00pm
Location: TBD

Tuesday, November 11th - College Access Day at D’Youville College (Veteran's Day, No School)
Time: TBD
Location: D’Youville College

Thursday, November 20th - Upward Bound Guest Speaker Series: FBI Special Agent Dan Schultz
Location and Time: TBD

November Enrichment Trip
Location and Time: TBD

Wednesday November 26, Thursday November 27 - No Programming (Thanksgiving holiday)

Tuesday, December 9th- Final Day of Fall ACES programming

Thursday, December 11th - Academic PREP Rally / Alumni Mentoring
Time: TBD
Location: D'Youville College

December 17th (Wednesday) Final Day of Fall CAP programming


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