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A free educational resource for military veterans of southcentral Kentucky

Veterans Upward Bound

VUB LogoVeterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a federal TRIO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, to help U.S. military veterans enter into and succeed in post-secondary school. VUB is a non-profit program serving veterans from a 12 county area surrounding Bowling Green and Elizabethtown, and COSTS NOTHING for those who participate.

All services, books and instruction are completely FREE OF CHARGE for those who qualify.

Veterans Upward Bound is located on the lower end of the Western Kentucky University main campus, in Jones-Jaggers Hall room 127.  Visitors can park in any of the visitor parking spaces around Jones-Jaggers Hall.  If none are available, visitors should park in the 10-minute zone in front of the building and obtain a temporary parking permit from the VUB office.

Apply HERE:

VUB Application Code


Contact Us

In person:

Jones-Jaggers Hall, Room 127
WKU's Main Campus
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


By phone or fax:

Phone: (270) 745-6570
Fax:      (270) 745-5987


By email:



By US mail:

Veterans Upward Bound
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd., Dept. 11098
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1098


On Facebook:

Look for VUB at WKU on Facebook.

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 Last Modified 2/1/23