TRIO Upward Bound

What is TRIO Upward Bound?

TRIO Upward Bound (UB)/Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) is a FREE federally funded program designed to assist 196 eligible students to successfully complete high school and prepare for success and enroll in college. Academic instruction, tutoring, career counseling and training, cultural enrichment, and skill-building in the areas of leadership and college preparation are the primary services provided.

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The TRIO Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math & Science Mission

The mission of TRIO UB/UBMS is to prepare students for college and lifelong learning; and to instill the ideas of achievement in all aspects necessary to succeed collegiately, culturally and socially. The mission also includes building an atmosphere that enhances positive self-esteem while fostering unity and collaboration. In essence, TRIO UB/UBMS helps students helps students actualize their full potential.

The Pueblo Community College TRIO Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math & Science grants currently serve the following schools:

  • Grant 1: Central, East and DHPH
  • Grant 2: Centennial, County, DHPH, South
  • UBMS: Centennial, Central, County, East, DHPH, South

U.S. Department of Education GEPA Guidelines

All applicants and the public at large will be informed through these recruitment materials that Pueblo Community College TRIO Upward Bound Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, national origin, gender, or disability. PCC’s TRIO Upward Bound programs are funded 100% by the United States Department of Education grant. Total funds for 2022-2023 are as follows:

  • TRIO Upward Bound Grant 1: $394,208
  • TRIO Upward Bound Grant 2: $309,505
  • TRIO Upward Bound Math & Science: $309,505


TRIO Upward Bound
Academic Building, Suite 154

Office Hours
Monday – Friday 8-5

Closed Holidays