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Veterans Upward Bound

Veterans Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program designed to provide academic refresher training and advising to qualifying veterans who are preparing to enter post-secondary education. The program is totally FREE. All books and classroom materials are provided. Academic instruction is available in the English, mathematics, science, career advising, computer literacy, and Spanish. This program is an opportunity for veterans to re-establish fundamental ideas and study habits, which are prerequisites for successful performance at the post-secondary educational level. Additionally, Veterans Upward Bound provides access to academic resources, employment referrals, assistance with VA benefits applications and referrals to various community assistance organizations.


Director: Jacobo Varela


2200 Bonforte Boulevard
Pueblo, Colorado 81001
719.549.2914 (FAX)

Pueblo Community College

Site Coordinator: Shawn Gibson
U.S. Army Veteran

Administration Building
900 W. Orman
Pueblo, Colorado 81004
719.549.3097 (FAX)

Pikes Peak Community College

Asst Director: Kevin Walda
U.S Army Veteran

5675 S. Academy Blvd, Room A-116
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
719.579.3079 (FAX)​

Veteran's Upward Bound

Director: Jacobo Varela

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