Missoula College Offers Free College Prep Classes for Veterans

January 29, 2014

MISSOULA – Missoula College University of Montana will offer free college preparation noncredit classes for qualified veterans through the Montana Veterans Upward Bound program during February and March. The courses are designed to help veterans brush up on basic skills in small, supportive groups.

Courses offered include computers, math and writing. An orientation and graduation with free refreshments will be offered, and students don’t need to be enrolled in Missoula College or UM to attend courses. Classes begin Feb.10 and run through March 26. No classes will be held on Feb. 17 in honor of President’s day. Online classes are also available, and most programs are eligible for GI Bill.

To register for one or more classes visit http://www.vubmt.com  and click on “future students” tab on the left side of the page. On the next page, click on the “admissions application” tab, complete the form and then hit the “Submit Form,” located on the top right side of the form. A Veterans Upward Bound, (VUB) staff member will contact you to follow up on your admissions application.

For more information call 1-877-356-VETS or visit http://www.vubmt.com.

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Contact: Mary Opitz, Ed2Go and Veterans Upward Bound coordinator, Missoula College UM, 406-243-7812, mary.opitz@umontana.edu.