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STEMify your education

The TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science  program through its innovation initiatives provides academic courses, project based-career oriented activities and college awareness/preparation for Low Income and First Generation High School students during afterschool, Saturday and Summer sessions.

Digital Badges for Learning Outcomes

Get Started at 21st Century Pathways for Success Program!

The 21st Century Pathways program is designed to help students achieve high school graduation and college completion.


Students engaging in academic support through tutoring, mentoring, and career exploration during our afterschool activities. satuday sessions and summer sessions. This helps to achieve a greater level of college and career readiness.

Experience Our Events


JANUARY 15th, 2014  CHICAGO, CICERO & BERWYN - Join us in our third robotics season. If you are a high school students enrolled in one of our partner schools or you are an educator staff in one of our partners schools, contact us to learn more. 


Spring of Innovation 2015 

SATURDAY, Mrrch 1st 2015  CHICAGO - The TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science program  

For more information visit our Innovation services Page >>

Hour of Code 2014 

SATURDAY, December 13th 2014  CHICAGO - The TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science program in collaboartion with the NEIU Computer Science Club will host an Hour of Code event. 

For more information visit our Special Events Page >>


Sessions include STEM activities in robotics, gaming, architecture or mobile app development. Clubs are defined by partner school needs and student request.

Twice a week

Hours depend on partner school


UBMS provides a free event for middle and high school students interested in STEM/STEAM activities. The event is designed as a professional conference for students with sessions delivered by working professionals, students and STEM/STEAM educators.

Every year in May


Sessions include academic courses in Physics, literature and math. STEM activities like robotics, gaming, architecture and mobile app development. Preparation and support with college process.

Saturdays during Fall / Spring

6 weeks during summer

Develop your skills in technology integration while increasing your academic knowledge and college readiness. Immerse yourself in the use of Google tools, Edmodo, Social Media and much more.

Build your 21 Century Skills

Center for College Access and Success at Northeastern Illinois University


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


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


Center for College Access and Success

Northeastern Illlinois University

Learn in the City

Program Partners

Contact Us
770 N. Halsted St. Suite 420
Chicago, IL. 60642
(312) 569-0288
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