Veterans who want help in furthering their education are invited to take advantage of the Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)-TRiO program for qualified veterans in northern Arizona. The program has offices on both the Prescott and Verde Valley campuses of Yavapai College.
The VUB-TRiO program at Yavapai College, funded by the U.S Department of Education, provides free services, including college entrance assistance, academic instruction and educational programs.
The program is free to all qualifying veterans. VUB provides free academic skills training and tutoring in computer literacy, grammar and composition, mathematics, science and language. Also included for free are books, workshops, career counseling, classroom materials and online skill building.
College prep courses and workshops that can be accessed at the individual’s time and place are available to veterans living throughout the five-county northern Arizona area. Whether accessing program materials from their personal computers, computers made available at partner organizations or institutions, or in traditional classrooms, veterans will have options to obtain the support needed successfully transition into a college, university or vocational program.
For more information, contact the VUB office on the Yavapai College Prescott campus (928-717-7686 or toll-free 1-800-922-6787, ext. 7686), 1100 East Sheldon Street, Building 1 Room 209, or the Verde Valley campus (928-634-6596), 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale. The website is www.yc.edu/VUB