SSS scholars have access to in-person and online academic support/tutoring via UCF’s Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) and Supplemental Instruction (SI) programs.
PRIME STEM Scholars have free access to 24/7 online academic support/tutoring via Tutor.com in a large variety of STEM (and general education) topics.
Project BEST Ambassadors offer peer tutoring to scholars by scheduling appointments.
SSS scholars have access to free test preparation materials for several required exams for entrance into graduate/professional programs including the MCAT, GRE, OAT, DAT, and PCAT.
PRIME STEM provides study areas, free printing, and access to academic resources such as free STEM subject-specific bar charts, graphing calculators, scantrons, body part models, etc.
SSS scholars have access to materials, in-person and virtual workshops, Canvas modules, and campus programs such as UCF’s Academic Advancement Programs on graduation and professional school preparation.
SSS scholars have access to campus and community resources for Financial/Economic Literacy including a variety of in-person and virtual workshops on personal finance topics, funding for graduate/professional school, federal financial aid, completing the federal FAFSA application, scholarship opportunities; Canvas modules, the UCF Office of Student Financial Assistance’s Cent$ible Knights program workshops, and and more.
PRIME STEM also offers financial education workshops presented by the 8 Cents in a Jar financial program for students.
Scholars have free access to online academic support through Tutor.com as well as in-person tutoring at Apopka HS on Monday, Tuesday and Friday and Wednesdays at Edgewater High School.
Scholars receive customized ACT/SAT test preparation bi-weekly at Edgewater and Apopka High School. Test Prep is provided by the Upward Bound Data Coordinator both in-person and online.
Scholars have access to campus and community resources for Financial/Economic Literacy such as UCF Financial Aid and 8 Cents in a Jar.
Academic Support Coordinators meet with Upward Bound scholars once each semester to review each student’s progress toward a college preparatory curriculum through a transcript review.
Scholars have the opportunity to attend a six-week Summer Academy during June and July each year. This generally culminates with an on-campus, residential experience at the University of Central Florida.