Holy Names University Upward Bound

3500 Mountain Blvd. Oakland, CA 94619

‚Äč(510) 436-1501

College Tours
Students will get the chance to visit colleges both in and out of state. On campus, students have the opportunity to take student led campus tours, meet with admisions representatives, speak with students, eat on campus, and much more! Past college visits have included UC Davis, Sacramento State, USC, CSU Monterey Bay, UC Santa Cruz, Howard University, University of Nevada Reno, and many more!

Summer Program
During the Summer, students are invited to the HNU campus for a 6 week summer program. They take core and elective courses, eat on campus, and some will have the opportunity to live in the on campus dorms for 2 weeks. We also take field trips around the East Bay throughout the summer. 

Saturday Academy
Students may participate in courses such as Senior Seminar, Junior Seminar, Robotics, and many more. During Saturday Academy, students also take field trips and visit college campuses.

Academic Advising
Upward Bound Advisors meet with students at their school to provide advising and support with A-G requirements, SAT/ACT registration, College preparation, financial aid, etc. 

Services Provided
All provided services are FREE to UB Students!

Field Trips
We go on a variety of field trips all across California and even out of state! Past field trips have included The Exploratorium, The Monterey Bay Aquarium,  The White House, and camping. 

Students have the opportunity to receive SAT and ACT prep from an outside organization that works specifically to help students with these tests. 

College Opportunity Academy
During C.O.A., students come to HNU and have the opportunity to recieve tutoring in any subject, homework help, form study groups, and prepare for tests. They are also able to recieve tutoring online.