Wayne State University Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)


Serving the Veteran Community for over 45 Years!

Helping Veterans Transition From Service to the Classroom to the Workforce.  New! Career Preparation Training for FASTEST Growing Jobs!! Veterans' Upward Bound offers a variety of Free Educational Services to military veterans. Students can earn monthly stipends and get a Loaner Chromebook while actively participating in VUB courses.
Meeting Of The Minds
Courtesy of Tom Pittock, School Certifying Official University of Michigan-Dearborn


Applicants who wish to be in the program must:

  • Have veteran status - served in the U.S. military for 180 days or more; (other conditions apply)
  • Received a military discharge OTHER THAN dishonorable; 
  • Discharged due to a medical condition or have a service-connected disability if total active duty is less than 180 days;
  • Not possess a bachelor's degree or above.
  • Reside in the Wayne, Oakland, Macomb tri-county area.     
Danny Roberson Graduation 2019

Free Online Courses                                                                  

  • Free Tutoring Available
  • Chromebooks or Tablets Available (on loan)
  • Stipends Provided
  • Get a Head Start on All Your Classes

Original VUB Courses:                                                    

  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Language Arts
  • Public Speaking
  • Computer Basics
  • Spanish

For more information on VUB Courses see

Course Listing 

Course Descriptions.


To quickly apply Click here (easy to apply using a Smartphone - You will need a Picture ID & DD214).

For more information or to Pre-register Click Here (A VUB Counselor will Contact you). 


                                                           For more information on Winter 2022 Courses Click Here.

Our staff is available to assist you throughout your training.

Contact Us for more information


To schedule a visit please call the office at 313-577-9710.

You must successfully complete a Guest Screener BEFORE your visit.