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Illinois Eastern Community College (Upward Bound WVC)

  • Illinois Eastern Community College (Upward Bound WVC)
  • 200 College Dr.
  • Mount Carmel, IL 62863
  • (618) 262-8641

Program Description

TRIO Upward Bound Program is a federally funded college preparatory program created in 1965. It is designed to provide academic support, personal/career counseling, and cultural enrichment to participants who have the academic ability for completion of a post-secondary degree. Our goal is to encourage high school students with academic skills and motivation for success in post-secondary education. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Upward Bound Program offers a variety of resources and staff to help students towards their academic, personal, and career goals after high school. We have programs on the campuses of Olney Central College, Lincoln Trail College, and Wabash Valley College.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Mentoring


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%