TRiO - Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)

The TRiO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) program at Wor-Wic Community College helps prepare eligible veterans to enter and successfully complete college.

TRIO - Veterans Upward BoundVUB offers a personalized range of services, based on an individual’s self-identified needs assessment, academic testing and career plans. All services and supplies are free of charge and 100% funded by the U.S. Department of Education TRiO grant.

Services include:

  • Education counseling services and academic advising in preparation of enrolling in a college
  • Assistance in preparing for and completing college entrance exams
  • Career exploration
  • Help with “How to afford college”
  • Assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and information on federal and state student financial aid programs and benefits
  • Applying for the VA GI-Bill® and VA Vocational Rehabilitation program
  • Assessment of your math, reading and writing skills
  • Tutoring services in math and English
  • Science/Technology/Engineering/Math (STEM) activities and instruction
  • Foreign language training
  • Evaluation of your military transcript (you may receive college credits from your military service)
  • Improving your study skills & time management
  • Computer skills training
  • Mentoring programs
  • Referrals to regional veteran service providers (VA health clinics, Vocational Rehabilitation, veteran employment, veteran associations)
  • Assistance in General Education Development (GED) completion
  • Cultural and educational field trips
Contact Us Fred Howard Director of Veterans Services 410-334-2882 fhoward@worwic.edu