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  • TRiO Day 2017
  • Talent Search
  • Spring 2017 Pathway Tutors

Upward Bound Classic & Star

The SDSU Upward Bound Programs are funded to serve 60 San Diego County students during the academic year and during the summer

Talent Search

An academic outreach program to enhance early college preparedness and awareness

Pathways Service-Learning

Become a Pathways Tutor today! Gain work experience, earn credits, and give back! Tutors who qualify for work-study are paid $12.50 per hour.

    Who we are

    Since 1983, the SDSU Pre-College Institute has setup partnerships between federally funded TRIO programs, public schools and academic departments/research units at the University. The Institute has integrated three existing federally funded programs (Talent Search, Upward Bound Classic, and Upward Bound STAR/Classic) to serve underrepresented students and their teachers in low-income neighborhoods. 







    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at the Filing a Program Discrimination Complaint as a USDA Customer page xternal link opens in new window or tab., and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

    (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

    (2) fax: 202-690-7442; or

    (3) email:

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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    Pre-College Institute

    San Diego State University

    San Diego, CA 92182-1103


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