Academic Component Schedule 2014-2015

Upward Bound Program - Jacksonville University - 256-7150


Sept. 13           Classes Begin, SGA Meeting, Parent Meeting (10:30 am), {ACT Test - register by Aug.8}
Sept. 20           Classes continue, Seminar* (Students stay for lunch and are dismissed at 2:00 pm) \
                        Student Fall Orientation & Summer Academic Awards Presentation
Sept. 27           Classes continue, UB Community Service Gardening Project for all who wish to stay
                        Bus leaves at noon – students who stay must have their own ride home.
Oct.  4 Classes continue, Seminar*
Oct. 11            No Classes
National College Fair at the Prime F. Osborn Convention Center from 12p.m. to 4 p.m.
                        Bus transportation provided – Times TBA,  SAT Test – registered by Sept. 12}
Oct. 18            Classes continue, SGA Meeting, Parent Meeting (10:30 am)
Oct. 25            Classes continue, {ACT Test - register by  Sept. 19}
Nov. 1 Classes continue, Seminar*
Nov. 8 No UB classes – Veteran’s Day {SAT Test – registered by Oct. 9}
                        Possible Fundraiser - TBA
Nov. 15           Classes resume, 1st Honor Roll Celebration, Parent Meeting (10:30 am)
Nov. 22           Classes continue, SGA Meeting
Nov. 29           No Upward Bound - Thanksgiving Weekend
Dec. 6  Classes resume, {SAT Test – registered by Nov.6} (Leadership Conference Dec.5-6, Rollins)

Dec.13  Classes continue, Christmas Party (10:45 – 11:45), {ACT Test - register by Nov.7}


Dec. 20 – Jan. 4                      No Upward Bound - Christmas Break,

(Last day of school will be December 18th and first day back Jan 5th)


JU UB Academic Component Schedule 2014-2015 (Continued)
Jan. 10 Classes resume, Seminar*
Jan. 17 No Classes MLK Holiday – MLK Parade on Monday – Bus provided – Times TBA
Jan 24 Classes resume, SGA Meeting & Parent Meeting (10:30 am),
{SAT TEST –registered by Dec. 29}
Jan 31 Classes Continue, 2nd Honor Roll Celebration
Feb 7               No Upward Bound – Staff SAEOPP Regional Professional Training, Biloxi, MS Feb. 7-10
{ACT Test –registered by Jan. 9}
Feb. 14            Classes resume, Seminar*
Feb. 21            Classes continue
Feb. 28            Trio Day at JU – Bus provided – Times TBA
March 7          Classes resume
Mar. 14      Classes continue, SGA Meeting & Parent Meeting (10:30 am), {SAT TEST –registered by Feb. 13}
Mar. 15-21      -No Upward Bound - Spring Break March 15-March 21 - Spring trip sometime this week!
Mar. 28           Classes resume, Teacher/Staff Appreciation Celebration 10:45-11:45
Apr. 4  Classes continue, Seminar*
Apr. 11            Classes continue, 3rd Honor Roll Celebration, SGA Meeting & Parent Meeting (10:30 am), ,
April 18          No Upward Bound –Easter Weekend, {ACT Test –registered by Mar. 13}
April 25          No Upward Bound - JU Graduation Day
May 2  Classes resume, Seminar* {SAT TEST  - registered  by Apr.6}
May 9  No UB Classes – No Bus – Car Wash / fundraiser 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
May 16            Last day of classes, Classes 8:00-10:40am, Senior Graduation Ceremony 10:45-Noon.


***Class times are 8 am to 11:50, except Seminar days (usually the 1st Saturday), which go until 2 pm***

Jacksonville University Upward Bound

Bus Schedule 2014-2015



Bus Pick up at - Ribault 6:50 am, Raines 6:55, Jackson 7:10, Lee 7:20. Englewood 7:35 - Arrive at JU 8:00 am

Leave JU at 12:00 pm. Arrive at - Englewood 12:20, Lee 12:35, Jackson 12:50, Raines 1:00, Ribault 1:05 pm
*On seminar days - leave JU at 2:00 pm. Arrive at - Englewood 2:20, Lee 2:35, Jackson 2:50, Raines 3:00, Ribault 3:05 pm.
Bus Stops:
  • Ribault High School   At the corner of Winton and Howell
  • Raines High School    In front of the entrance gate on Raines Ave by the outfield house
  • Jackson High School  On 29th Street at the regular school bus stop (by the band room)
  • Lee High School                     McDuff Ave. - in front of the school at the bus turnoff
  • Englewood High                     Off Barnes Rd. in the main parking lot by the auditorium
Field Trip and Community Service – Oct. 11th  – Times TBA
MLK Parade – Monday, Jan. 19 – Times TBA
TRIO Day at JU – Times TBA
Reminders Parents & Students:
Ø  You must be at the bus stop at least 5 minutes before the scheduled time.
Ø  You must be standing at the bus stop, not in a parked car, when the bus arrives.  (The bus driver may not see you if you are inside a vehicle.)
Ø  All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a manner reflecting the true spirit of the principles that uphold the Upward Bound Program at all times – including on the bus!
Ø  No participant will be allowed to act in such a way that can reasonably be expected to disturb the academic pursuit or infringe upon the privacy rights, privileges, health or safety of other persons.
Ø  Respect for others is to be shown by using acceptable language, no profanity!  Everyone is expected to be considerate of others’ feelings.