UB Announcements

New UBMS grant!

posted Oct 6, 2017, 10:44 AM by Amanda Lewis   [ updated Oct 6, 2017, 10:45 AM ]

Non-Bridge Move In

posted Jun 5, 2017, 7:53 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jun 5, 2017, 12:10 PM ]

Move in for Non-Bridge Upward Bound students is on Wednesday, June 7th! If you're riding the bus here are the departure locations and times for each school:

Boyd County (on the Lawrence bus) - BCHS @ 3:00 pm
Carter County (1 bus) - East Carter HS @ 1:15 pm
Carter County (same bus) - Smokey Valley Truck Stop @ 1:45 pm 
Elliott County - ECHS @ 3:15 pm
Johnson County - JCHS @ 2:30 pm
Lawrence County - LCHS @ 2:15 pm
Lewis County - LCHS @ 2:15 pm
Magoffin County - Board of Education @ 1:30 pm
Mason County - MCHS @ 2:15 pm
Menifee County - MCHS @ 2:15 pm
Fleming County (on the Mason bus) - McDonald's @ 2:45 pm
Morgan County - MCHS @ 2:30 pm
Rowan County - No bus, arrive @ 4:00 pm

If your parents are bringing you, here are the move in times:

East Carter, Magoffin & West Carter - 2: 30 pm
Lewis, Fleming, Mason, Menifee & Morgan - 3:15 pm
Boyd, Elliott, Johnson, Lawrence & Rowan - 4:15 pm 

Boys are rooming in Cooper Hall and girls are rooming in Butler Hall.

Bridge students are already on campus and having a blast! We look forward to seeing the Non-Bridge students on Wednesday!

Summer Forms Call

posted Apr 10, 2017, 11:58 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 12:26 PM ]

Did you receive a phone call from us regarding your summer forms?  If you did that means that we have not received your summer forms yet.  

If you have mailed these recently, then you don't need to do anything.  We'll get them.  

If you have them, complete them, and then return them to us by one of the means listed below.

If you have them completed, but are waiting on immunization records or insurance information, please send the forms now, and provide that information to us at a later date.

If you've lost them, you'll need to complete a new set of forms.  Freshmen/sophomores can click here to download new forms; juniors can click here to download new forms; and seniors attending Summer Bridge can click here to download new forms.  You will need to print this new set of forms, and send to us prior to the deadline.

To return forms to us you can use any of the methods below, but if you're close to the deadline, we'd prefer you scan/email or fax them to us so we're not waiting on the mail for a long time.

 Scan/Email (preferred method) Fax (preferred method) Mail (only use if the other two methods don't work for you)
  •  Complete forms
  • fax to 606 783-9114
  • Complete forms
  • mail to:
            The Upward Bound Programs
            Morehead State University
            150 University Blvd., #783
            Morehead, KY  40351

If you have an MSU UB business reply by mail envelope, you can mail your forms in that without paying for postage.

You can also submit forms in person in our office at 627 East Main Street - Room 106 in Morehead, KY.  This is the former Rowan County Courthouse attached to the Rowan County Detention Center.

If you have any questions, please call us at 606 783-2611 or 800-5UPWARD.

UB T-Shirt Design Competition

posted Jan 31, 2017, 12:40 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jan 31, 2017, 12:45 PM ]

The Upward Bound Programs at Morehead State University are looking for your design for our 2017 T-shirt!

Here are the details for what we're looking for:
  • Submitted by a current Upward Bound student
  • Your original artwork (no copyrighted art/characters)
  • Drawn with line art and solid color fills
  • 2-4 color maximum (black counts as a color)
  • Submitted art can be hand drawn or computer drawn
All entries are due March 1, 2017.  We will only accept artwork submitted to upwardboud@moreheadstate.edu.  You can take a picture of your art and submit a picture, or if it's created on a computer, simply submit the design file in whatever program you used.  Artwork will be rendered (redrawn) to print on a shirt using screen printing methods, and may be altered to allow for printing.

Look at previous year shirt designs for examples for what we're looking for:

(click on any image above to see the larger version)

We reserve the right to alter your work if it is chosen to be on our 2017 shirts.


January Return Trip

posted Jan 19, 2017, 12:16 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jan 19, 2017, 12:16 PM ]

We can't wait to see you on campus this Saturday! The first event of the day in in Duncan Recital Hall inside Baird Music Building! Let me know inside the event if you plan to attend!

Visit this Return Trip's event page on Facebook, and let us know you will be attending!

Return Trip Dates Posted

posted Sep 8, 2016, 1:58 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Sep 8, 2016, 1:58 PM ]

We have scheduled the 2016-2017 Academic Year.  To see the dates for this year, please visit the UB Dates 2016-2017 page.  For our Academic Year Handbook, and any other academic year documents, please visit our Academic Year Docs page.

50 Year Celebration

posted Sep 8, 2016, 1:57 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Sep 8, 2016, 1:57 PM ]

MSU will be celebration 50 Years of Upward Bound Programs at Morehead State University on September 24, 2016!  All former students, staff, instructors, volunteers, etc. are invited to attend.  Please RSVP prior to September 16th by visiting http://bit.ly/UB50Year

We will be in the gym and lawn of the Laughlin Building on campus and a lunch will be provided for those that RSVP at noon.   We hope to see as many people as we can at this event to share memories of UB and the ways it impacted your lives!

UPDATED March 19, 2016 Return Trip Bus Schedule

posted Mar 3, 2016, 11:32 AM by Benji Bryant

Updated March 19, 2016 Return Trip Bus Schedule

Due to the extended length of the March 19, 2016 Return Trip, a slight modification has been made to the bus schedule. On this day, buses will leave the Morehead State University campus at 3:30 p.m., which is 30 minutes later than normal. Parents dropping-off/picking-up students should do so in front of Baird Music Hall at 9:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., respectively. Please download the "MARCH BUS SCHEDULE" document below for more details.

Looking for Summer Residence Hall Staff

posted Dec 10, 2015, 9:41 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Dec 10, 2015, 9:41 AM ]

We are looking for some outstanding young men and women to work with our students this summer. Residence Hall applications are available now for Student Advisor and Summer Supervisor. Instructor applications will be available at the beginning of 2016.

If you'd like to apply, please visit the jobs website today to find out more about the positions available, and to apply!

Accepting Program Applications!

posted Jul 21, 2015, 8:19 AM by Amanda Lewis

Upward Bound is recruiting for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Joining now will ensure your spot in our 2016 Summer program!  If you've heard any of our students talk about the program, you know it both fun and educational!  It's better than sitting at home for the summer because you will get to meet about 270 other students from the region.  We have amazingly fun activities to keep you involved, and our classes will help prepare you for college both academically and socially!

So what are you waiting for?  We serve students from the public high school in following counties Boyd, Carter (both East and West Carter), Elliott, Fleming, Johnson, Lawrence, Lewis, Magoffin, Mason, Menifee, Morgan and Rowan.  Apply today by seeing your high school guidance counselor for an application or print your own here.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but our priority deadline is October 31st.  All of ourschools have already begun recruiting, and will finish by Mid November.  Be sure to get your application submitted today to ensure you have a spot in UB!

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