MISSION STATEMENT: Veterans Upward Bound is designed to motivate and assist veterans in the development of academic and other requisite skills necessary for acceptance and success in a program of postsecondary education. Redlands Community College’s mission is to foster a learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and community interact to educate students for life. IN COMPLIANCE with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1967, Executive Order 11246 as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other Federal Laws and Regulations, Redlands Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, handicap, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial aid, and education services. This program is fully funded by the US Dept. of Education; 2017 grant award totaled $297,601.00.