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Student Handbook

The student handbook has information on Upward Bound rules, regulations and policies. As well as, information concerning attendance, academic probation and disciplinary code of conduct. 

2016-2017 Student Handbook


Stay Connected

Remind - Alert Notifications

Remind is a simple and easy to use text alert system. It's easy to sign up and we encourage all our students to use it. This will be an efficient and easy way for Upward Bound staff to communicate information such as school visit changes, Monday session changes, etc.

You can sign up using one of the following options:

  1. Text @ubetsu to 81010
  2. Email 
  3. Download the Remind app (iOS or Android)

If you would like to learn more about the system visit Standard text message rates apply.

Please contact the Upward Bound office (423-439-5619) if you have any questions. Text @leave @ubetsu to 81010 if you wish to unsubscribe and stop receiving our text alerts.


Click the link above, search ETSU Upward Bound, or search @ubetsu to find us on Facebook.


Academic Resources is available directly to students, as well as schools, libraries, businesses and community colleges to help K-12 and adult learners succeed. is tutoring the way it was meant to be. You get an expert tutor whenever you need help, and you work one-to-one with your tutor in our online classroom on your specific problem until it's done. Everything happens online. You never need to make an appointment or even leave the house! ETSU Upward Bound program is providing access to at NO COST to our students.

To visit the site and sign in to your account, go to If you have more questions or are in need of tutoring assistance, please email Emily Grater at .

Study Sheets

Upward Bound students have access to study sheets on a wide range of topics including: foreign languages, math, science, language arts and HTML. Ask an Upward Bound staff member and we'll get you the study resources you need.

Study Sheets


Upward Bound students can check out books from our program library. A wide range of books are available including popular fiction books, literature, self-help/life skills books, and academic books.

If you would like check out a book, please email Ali at  or ask a staff member and we will deliver your book at your next school visit.

Library Books

Homework Hotline

All Tennessee students in grades K-12 have access to free homework help through a service called Homework Hotline. Teachers are available Monday through Thursday from 5-9 p.m. Eastern time. The hotline may be reached by calling 1-888-868-5777 or (615) 298-6636. Students may call as many times as they would like, and parents may call as well.

For more information, visit the Homework Hotline at


College Planning


Career Research

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Dictionary of Occupational Titles




Check out our archive of previous Community Scoops if you missed a school visit or need to reference something we covered in the past.
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