FCC TRiO Upward Bound (FCCUB)

Upward Bound is a pre-college TRIO Program. It is designed to assist low income and first generation college-bound students to further their education beyond high school. Upward Bound provides assistance in acquiring the academic skills and motivation necessary to succeed in high school and transition into college!


Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm (in-person)
8:30 am - 1:00 pm (in-person)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (virtual)

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Phone: 559.442.8200 Ext. 8163
Counselor: Markeshia Iverson
Director: Ben Reynoso Ext 8145

Location: SC-216
(Student Center/Bookstore Building #7)
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Fresno City College
Attn: Student Services Upward Bound
1101 E University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741


  • After-school tutoring
  • Study skill development
  • Saturday sessions each month at Fresno City College
  • Academic advising
  • Cultural activities
  • Motivational and cultural speakers
  • Career Development
  • Financial aid workshops and advising
  • College admissions workshops and assistance
  • Field trips to college campuses
  • Educational travel

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To find out more information please send email to: Markeshia Iverson

Now accepting applications: Apply Virtually to Upward Bound


In order to be eligible for Upward Bound, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Currently attending or enrolled at one of our participating high schools (Edison, Fresno, Hoover, McLane, Roosevelt)
  • Your parents did not complete a 4-year college degree
  • You meet the low income family guidelines established by the U. S. Department of Education
  • You have the potential to succeed in high school and college
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA


There is no cost to become an Upward Bound participant.