DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR
Monday - Friday: Staff are available for one-on-one advising
Tuesday and Thursday: Staff are available for one-on-one academic assistance
Thursday: After school STEM-related college degrees and careers exploration
First Wednesday of the month: STEM colleges and careers trip
Second and Fourth Saturday of the month: STEM Pre-Collegiate Academy
DURING THE SUMMER
Six-week Pre-collegiate Program - includes math, science, English, foreign language, STEM projects, workshops, speakers and more!
Daily Commute - the first two weeks students are picked-up and dropped off daily
Residential - typically the following three weeks students participate in a college-going residential experience on SIUE's campus.
Final (sixth) week is typically an out-of-state, 3-5 day cultural and academic trip.
Faculty Lectures and Research Experience
Field Trips and Guest Speakers
Become familiar with various departments functions and verbiage used within the university setting (i.e., bursar, dining, financial aid, residential life, athletics department, Chancellor, student employment, student clubs/organizations, FAFSA, counseling, TRIO programs and/or first-generation college bound programs, and more!).
Our students are going to college!
UBMS students with the highest GPA; 2019 - 1st semester
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus
SIUE's Bluff Hall - UBMS summer housing
UBMS students reside two to a room
STEM field trip - aviation fun!
• Academic Tutoring
• Academic Advising
• Career Exposure
• College Preparation
• College Visits
• Cultural Experiences
• Financial Assistance
• Guest Speakers
• Hands-On Workshops
• Six-Week Summer Program
• Student Stipends
• Individual Student Learning Plans/Goal Setting
• Faculty-Led Instruction
• College Research and Laboratory Experience
• Familiarity with College Departments and Terminology
Examples: FAFSA, Career Development, Financial Aid, Bursars Office, Admissions Office, Student Services, Student Life, Residential Living, Chancellor, Provost, and more...
• Soft Skills
Examples: Effective communication skills, Teamwork, Dependability, Adaptability, Conflict resolution, Flexibility, Leadership, Problem-solving, and more...