Texas Tech University


Upward Bound partners with several departments on campus and various entities within the community to enhance the program experience. The following partners are just a few of the many resources that help make Upward Bound extraordinary.

Lubbock ISD

Lubbock ISD offers academic excellence, state of the art technology, and character education at its best. Many UB students attend the local 4 high schools and receive after-school tutoring at: Coronado, Monterrey, Estacado and Lubbock High.


Frenship ISD

Frenship ISD constantly seeks perfection in their efforts, practices and outcomes. Frenship is an after-school tutoring location for Upward Bound students and consistently provided support in recruitment efforts.


Lubbock-Cooper ISD

Lubbock-Cooper ISD is a 3A district boasting several years of recognized and exemplary TEA statuses. Lubbock-Coopers high school is also an after-school tutoring location.


Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center

The Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center (CCAAC) connects students, faculty and staff to programs and resources across the university to promote access, respect, inclusiveness and community regardless of personal culture.


Mentor Tech

Through faculty and staff mentoring and peer group networking, the program improves the retention and eventual graduation rates of students from Texas Tech University System by fostering a campus climate that is conducive to their academic, social and cultural needs and interest.


Office of Community Engagement

It is the mission of the Office of Community Engagement to foster a college-achieving culture through programs, partnerships and opportunities which serve the community, promote learning, encourage wellness, and inspire conversations about the value of higher education.


First Generation Transition & Mentoring Program

The First Generation Transition & Mentoring Program seeks to make exploration, innovation, and academic success attainable realities for First Generation College (FGC) Students. The emblem of First Generation Transition & Mentoring Program is not only a reminder of these noble goals, but it is also a symbol of the services with which the program will provide its students.