Internal Services

  • Academic instruction in: Math, English, Writing, Basic Computer Skills, Laboratory Science, Study Skills and other subjects necessary for success in education beyond the high school level.
  • Instruction designed to prepare participants for careers in fields that their peers are underrepresented in.
  • Academic advice and assistance.
  • Tutorial assistance.
  • College and financial aid application assistance.
  • Exposure to cultural events, academic programs, and other educational activities that have not been otherwise experienced.
  • Activities designed to acquaint veterans participating in the program with the range of career options available to them.
  • Assistance in securing veteran services from other locally available resources.
  • Free use of some University facilities, while participating in the Veterans Upward Bound Program.


External Resources


Veteran Websites
• Bedford VA Guide to Services: VA website:
• Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
• American council on Education
• Student Veterans of America
Education & Benefits
• GI Bill:
• Housing Allowance:
• Vocational Rehabilitation:
• MA Veteran Service Officers (VSO):
• E-Benefits:
• My HealtheVet:
• OEF/OIF team:
• MA Veteran's website:
• Military One Source:
• Military Credit/Transcripts; Joint Service Transcripts (Army, Navy, Marines)
• Community College of the Air Force {CCAF)
• Coast Guard {CGI)