Important Dates

Spring 2013

January 26 Spring Opening Session for Upward Bound students. Breakfast and grade-specific workshops offered. Juniors register for SAT Reasoning test scheduled for June 1.
February 2 Spring semester classes begin for undergraduates. Seniors begin “Strategies for Success” Seminar.
January 22 – February 8 Interviews for eligible students and parents. Information will be provided to students selected or not selected for interviews.
February 16 Deadline for medical forms for Group I students planning to participate in summer 2013 component
Week of February 18 Admissions decisions communicated to all applicants and parents interviewed.
Classes (9:00am – 12:15pm)
NECAP Review Workshop (12:45pm)
February 23 No Saturday classes
Week of February 25 Welcoming meetings will be held in each target school for accepted students.
March 2 Orientation Program for New students and Parents. Event will begin at 8:30am in the Student Union Ballroom.
Parents will leave at approximately 10:30, but students will remain for teambuilding activities, standardized testing, campus tour, and lunch.
Parents may pick up students at approximately 2:45pm.
No Saturday classes for Group I students.

March 9

Newly-selected students (now known as Group II students) begin Saturday classes. Students should report to the Upward Bound office (Craig Lee Hall, room 110) by 8:45am.
March 9 (by noon) Deadline for RIC Upward Bound Scholarship applications (RIC Upward Bound seniors only qualify for these awards)
March Newly-enrolled Juniors register for the SATs that will be held on June 1
March Progress reports on Upward Bound students requested from high school teachers
Mid-March Summer 2013 Employment Opportunities Announced
March 30 No Saturday classes
April 13 Special senior activity and class photos
Upward Bound Scholarship Semi-Finalist Interviews
April 13 Deadline for submission of medical information for Group II students continuing into the summer component.
April 20 No Saturday classes.
Month of April Parent conferences scheduled (parents should call assigned counselor to schedule appointment).

Mid-April (TBD)

Priority filing deadline for summer 2013 employment – applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled.
April/May Upward Bound Counselors meet with seniors and parents to review college acceptances
April 6, 13, 27, May 4 SAT workshops for juniors
April (TBD) Summer Internships – Information Session (12:30pm)
May – TBA Deadline for sophomores and juniors to submit applications for summer internships.
May (TBA) Upward Bound Scholarship Committee conducts interviews for semi-finalists
May 11 Spring Saturday Academy concludes. Revised schedule for day will be followed. Spring Awards Ceremony and annual picnic.
Week of May 20 Copies of students’ spring academic evaluations and “Standards for Continuation and Graduation from the Program” will be mailed to parents/guardians.
Early June (TBA) Class of 2013 Graduation Ceremony

Page last updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013