The Upward Bound program is designed to help low-income and first-generation high school students recognize and develop their potential, to excel academically, pursue post secondary degrees.  Activities, trips, and involvement are designed to help students become more familiar with post secondary education and career pathways.

The Upward Bound program serves Meriden students who attend (or will attend) Maloney or Platt high schools.


Complete the online 2023-2024 UB application.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find more information about UB here.


For any questions regarding UB, please contact Lead Program Coordinator Richard Mutts at or Program Coordinator Nina Vazquez at