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TRIO Veterans Upward Bound - Northern Arizona

Providing eligible U.S. military veterans with stronger academic skills and support for a successful transition to a college, university, or technical school.


Many Veterans put off continuing their education due to academic fears or not understanding the educational process. The VUB program and staff are here to assist you, and we will help you successfully navigate through it.

  • You commit to improving your skills
  • Together we set your goals
  • We provide the training
  • You can become a graduate

About Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is one of six national programs under the Department of Education collectively called TRIO. TRIO is federally funded with congressional bi-partisan support and adheres to all Federal equal opportunity standards. Started in 1972, VUB has expanded to over 48 centers. The two located in Arizona are at ASU and Yavapai College.

To see other locations please visit the National Association Veterans Upward Bound (NAVUB).

The Assistance We Provide

We offer college prep modules to qualified veterans. These modules are designed to save you money and at the same time build your academic skills. Our subjects include English, math, science, computers, financial literacy and language arts.

You qualify for VUB Services if:

  • You served at least 181 days of active service.
  • You received an other than a dishonorable discharge.
  • You have not completed a degree.

You also need one of the following:

  • You are a veteran who is a first generation college student (neither parent completed a four year degree)
  • You meet the federal low income standard.

Print Out and Complete the application (pdf)

Have a question or comment? Let us know!

If you are not sure you qualify give us a call at (928) 717-7613 and we will be glad to explain the eligibility requirements in further detail.

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