TRIO Hart Unioon High School District

Upward Bound


College Check List

  • Choose College
  • Register/Take SAT
  • Ask for Letters of Recommendation
  • Fill out College Applications
  • Essays/Personal Statements/Additional Writing Prompts
  • Complete Application Fee Waivers
  • Send Official Transcripts and SAT/ACT Scores via Registrars Office
  • Contact Colleges to make sure all application materials were received.
  • Select and Apply to Scholarships (September – November)
  • FAFSA (January)
    Apply for Student Pin
    Apply for Parent Pin
    Collect Parent Income Tax Forms
    Attend FAFSA Orientation

Helpful Links

Send your ACT scores to colleges, universities or scholarship programs
Send your SAT Scores
Send your SAT scores to colleges, universities or scholarship programs
Get your financial aid pin
Get your financial aid PIN

You’re Accepted! Now What?

  • Confirm your acceptance with college
  • Create online profile at your college
  • Turn in a copy of your acceptance letter to Upward Bound
  • Submit Username and Password of college profile to Upward Bound
  • Make sure FAFSA is complete and received at your college
  • Submit all outstanding financial aid documents
  • Sign up for student support services
  • Pay for registration and housing fees
  • Choose housing and food plan
  • Register for classes
  • Take/submit MPT scores
  • Accept Financial Aid
  • Confirm scholarships will be sent to your college
  • Confirm: class schedule, housing (move in date?) text books, class fee


The College of the Canyons Upward Bound Program is funded from 2012-2017 entirely from the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $250,000 annually.

College of the Canyons does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits in accordance with requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the College. Inquiries and charges of violation concerning any of the above reference policies should be directed to the EEO Officer in College of the Canyons' Human Resources Office. 


Upward Bound
College of the Canyons, Division of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355