All Saturday Sessions are held from 10:00am to 2:30pm on the campus of Salem University unless otherwise noted.  Lunch is provided.  Students should report to room 128 in the Carlson Hall of Science (CHS).  We provide bus transportation (see the bus schedule below).  During Saturday Sessions, staff can be reached on the Upward Bound cell phone at 304-672-9107.  


  • September 17- Field trip to West Virginia Penitentiary & Grave Creek Mound, Moundsville, WV -  ITINERARY

  • October 15- Scholarship Resume; CFWV orientation; Mentoring; Financial Aid & FAFSA; WVU Social Work program (Session Evaluation)

  • November 19- Welcome New Students! Icebreakers; UB orientation; ACT/SAT Practice  (Session Evaluation)

  • December 17- Holiday-themed games; College application process; Postsecondary education options; College tips from alumni & summer staff;  (Session Evaluation)

  • January 21- Scholarship education, TRIO awareness project; Financial aid awards; orientation (Session Evaluation)

  • February 18-  Communication Skills; College terminology; College catalogs & scheduling; College entrance exams; High school courses for college readiness; (Session Evaluation)

  • March -  Senior Trip to NYC!  

  • April 22- Seniors are EXCUSED; Parent Summer Orientation; Summer planning, Comfit Testing (Session Evaluation)

  • May 13- Senior Recognition; Games with the summer staff; New students tour residence halls

    • ​Senior Exit Interviews

    • Parent Exit Interviews

    • Session Evaluation

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