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    University of Louisiana Lafayette
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Special Services


The Department of Special Services consists of seven federally-funded programs: Student Support Services, Talent Search I and II, Upward Bound I and II, Veterans Upward Bound and the Ronald E. McNair Programs.

Student Support Services provides opportunities for students with inadequate high school preparation, cultural or economic disadvantages, or physical and other handicaps to advance in college work. The major focus is on students who are receiving financial aid and those who are first-generation college students.

Talent Search is a pre-college preparatory program designed to provide academic and non-academic assistance to junior high and high school students who have academic potential for college or some other type of post-secondary education.

Upward Bound is a pre-college program designed to prepare high school students who have the academic potential for college entrance and completion. Participants receive instruction in composition, mathematics, and science after school, on Saturdays and during the summer.

Veterans Upward Bound provides assistance to veterans who need the skills and motivation to complete GED requirements to enroll and to succeed in post-secondary education. This program provides preparation for the GED, financial aid assistance, university admissions referrals for VA affairs, and instruction in English, math, reading, computer science, and speech.

Ronald E. McNair is designed to assist students in preparing for graduate study. The program provides academic counseling, tutoring, GRE test preparation, paid research internships, mentoring, and graduate application assistance.

The Department of Special Services is located in Declouet Hall on campus.