Upward Bound / Pre-Collegiate Programs

Wesleyan's Pre-College Access Programs prepare hundreds of local youth (from elementary school to high school) for college and strengthen their math and science skills by providing rigorous academic summer experiences as well as ongoing academic enrichment and tutorial support, college visits, college application and financial application processes during the school year. 

Upward Bound Math-Science 

The Upward Bound Math-Science Program, a federally funded TRIO program, is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of high school students from Meriden and New Britain. [LEARN MORE]

Pre-College Access Program

The Pre-College Access Program is a comprehensive academic enrichment experience for Middletown High School students that emphasizes critical, analytical, and higher-order thinking skills. [LEARN MORE]


The Ascend Program aims to provide high quality tutoring, mentoring, and academic and cultural enrichment to Middletown students in the elementary grade levels. [LEARN MORE]