PRESCOTT, AZ - Military veterans throughout northern Arizona who are looking for help to further their education beyond high school are encouraged to contact the Veterans Upward Bound TRIO program (VUB) at Yavapai College.
The federally funded VUB program is designed to motivate and assist veterans in developing academic and other skills needed for acceptance and success in college. Among the services offered to qualifying veterans are admissions counseling, academic refresher training, career planning and advising. Additionally, VUB provides access to employment resources, referrals to VA benefits application counselors and referrals to various community assistance organizations.
The program is free. All books and classroom materials are provided. Academic instruction is available in composition, mathematics, science, career advising, computer literacy and language.
Enrollment is open now for several Yavapai College open entry/open exit courses along with VUB’s regularly scheduled sessions. Contact Veterans Upward Bound TRIO program at 928-717-7686, or visit the Veterans Upward Bound Resource Center at Yavapai College, 1100 East Sheldon Street, Building 1 Room 209 in Prescott. Program information is available online at www.yc.edu/vub.