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TRIO Upward Bound Math & Science at NEIU

The TRIO Upward Bound Math & Science program is a United States Department of Education Federal grant administered by the Center for College Access and Success of Northeastern Illinois University.

The TRIO UBMS at NEIU is funded to serve 75 students from six Chicago Public Schools and 3 Cicero and Berwyn High Schools. The goal of TRIO UBMS at NEIU is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education

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Develop STEM knowledge & 21st Century Skills

Experience Our Activities & Events!


Folkloric Ensamble

Join Now 2020-2021

Are you interested in dancing and Mexican culture?

Join us as we start our new academic year 2020-2021 of Folkloric Ensemble activities at Back of the Yards College Preparatory and at Kelly College Preparatory. 

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VEX Robotics teams

Join Now 2020-2021

If Engineering and Computer Programming is of your interest, then join the TRIO UB VEX Robotics team at Kelly College Preparatory High School and Solorio High School. 

For more information visit our AfterSchool Activities page. 


Saturday Academy

Fall 2020

Do you want to engage in Maker Laboratory activities, STEAM events, improve your grades, learn a new language and engage in leadership?

Then, the STEAM Saturday Academy is just for you! 

Our first Saturday session will take place October 5th, 2020- January 2021 at the Center for College Access and Success of Northeastern Illinois University.

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  • J.S Freshman Center

  • J.S. Morton East

  • J.S. Morton West

  • Michele Clark High School

  • Foreman High School

  • Schurz High School

  • Mather High School

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Partner High School Locations

Center for College Access and Success at Northeastern Illinois University


Located downtown, the Center for College Access and Success provides unique opportunity for the development of a college-bound culture. 


To learn more about the Center for College Access and Success and about Northeastern Illinois University, please visit us at:


Center for College Access and Success

Northeastern Illlinois University

Learn in the City

Lead in the World

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