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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 16- Field trip to Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Weston, WV -  Permission FormItinerary

  • October 21- Level All orientation; Test Prep; Mentoring; Credit Cards (Session Evaluation)

  • November 18- Welcome New Students! Icebreakers; UB orientation; Financial Aid/FAFSA, Managing Stress, Note-Taking  (Session Evaluation)

  • December 16- Holiday-themed crafts; Online Resources; Career assessment & research; College tips from alumni & summer staff; Substance abuse  (Session Evaluation)

  • January 27- Sexual Health; Course Syllabus; College Admissions; Social Media, Personality Types (Session Evaluation)

  • February 17-  Embracing diversity; Financial Aid awards; Career assessment & research; College exploration; Financial Aid; BigFuture Scholarships; College course scheduling (Session Evaluation)

  • March 22-24 -  Senior Trip to NYC!  

  • April 20- Seniors are EXCUSED; Parent Summer Orientation; Summer registration, Comfit Testing (Session Evaluation)

  • May 18- Senior Recognition; Games with the summer staff; New students tour residence halls

    • ​Senior Exit Interviews

    • Parent Exit Interviews

    • Session Evaluation

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