I hereby certify that I give my consent for my son/daughter to participate in the Upward Bound program. I understand the program covers the entire academic year and that my son/daughter will be expected to attend Upward Bound programming including advising and tutoring sessions, Saturday sessions, off campus field trips and a six week residential program held on the campus of the College of Saint Benedict.
I understand that students who participate in Upward Bound are expected to commit themselves to the goals and objectives of the program and will follow all rules and requirements.
I understand that the personal information I give to the Upward Bound Director is sent to the United States Department of Education who has the authority to gather information to ensure students are receiving appropriate high-quality services. The information is necessary to determine eligibility of applicants when they enter the program and to measure their progress while they are in the program as well as after they graduate.
The information I provide is protected by the Privacy Act. No one may see the information unless they work with or for the Upward Bound program and are specifically authorized to see the informaiton.