Important Dates

Summer 2013

May 28 – May 31 Pre-Summer Meetings Held in Upward Bound Target High Schools Who must attend? All Summer 2013 UB students only (not parents)
Thursday, June 6 at 7:15pm
Sapinsley Hall, RI College
Upward Bound Class of 2013 Graduation Ceremony
All students and parents invited.
Tuesday, June 25
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Gaige Hall Auditorium
Open House for Summer 2013 Students & Families

Who must attend? All Upward Bound students and parents/guardians or an adult member of the family to represent the parents.

Purpose of Open House? Meet summer staff; discuss medical issues with staff of RIC Health Services Department; become acquainted with summer expectations; tour residential facility.
Friday, June 28
(8:45am – 3:45pm)
Lunch will be provided
but students should have breakfast before arriving on campus
Welcoming/Orientation Day for Summer 2013 Students

Who must attend? All summer 2013 students (not parents).

Agenda: team building activities, workshops, UB alumni presentations, review summer class schedule, and tour campus and important buildings.
Sunday, June 30

5:00pm – 6:00pm (not earlier/not later): All 1st summer students

6:15pm – 7:15pm (not earlier/not later): 2nd and 3rd summer students
Students Move into Upward Bound’s Summer Residence Hall

Information sheet will help you plan wisely in packing clothes and personal items. Students and families should review the list very carefully before leaving home to move onto campus.
Monday, July 1 Summer 2013 Classes, Workshops, & Counseling Sessions begin
Wednesday, July 3
(3:15pm – 4:30pm)
Students leave campus for weekend (return on Sunday, July 7 at designated time)
Thursday, July 18
(5:45pm – 7:45pm)
Alger Hall, room 110
Class of 2014 and Parents/Guardians Meet with UB Staff (attendance required)

Agenda: Program’s Partnership with Seniors and Parents/Guardians
Friday, July 19 Instructors submit mid-term progress reports for students
Parents may call the assigned counselor to discuss student progress.
Wednesday, July 31
(invitations to be mailed)
Family Dinner, One World Festival, and International Fashion Show

A Fundraising Event to celebrate the 47th Anniversary of the Rhode Island College Upward Bound Program. All proceeds will benefit the Upward Bound Scholarship Program!
All students, families, instructors, friends, and alumni will be invited
Wednesday, August 7 (7:00pm) Awards Ceremony & Celebration
(An Invitation will be mailed to students’ families)
Thursday, August 8 Day-long off-campus trip
Friday, August 9
(check-out time noon – 1:30pm)
Summer 2013 Concludes
Students move out of residence hall
August 13 – August 22 Summer 2013 Internship Program
Mid-August Final Academic Evaluations & Upward Bound Standards mailed to parents/guardians
Friday, September 27 (tentative date)
(9:00am – 4:30pm)
Senior Day & College Fair
Seniors (Class of 2014) register for the November SAT Test, participate in workshops, and meet college representatives from New England attending the College Fair

All undergraduate students invited to afternoon College Fair

Page last updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013