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October 30 - November 10, 2023
Current UVCC students and staff members visit each of our 14 local school districts. Sophomores have the opportunity to talk with students from any of our programs to learn more about their experiences as a UVCC student. At the end of these visits, sophomores choose two labs to visit on Explore Careers Day.
Explore Careers Day
November 29, 2023
Students from our area schools visit UVCC during the school day to visit two career labs of their choice.
This gives students a first-hand idea of what the Career Center has to offer.
Thursday, November 30 | 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Visit the career lab(s) of your choice
Meet our instructors
Sign-up to attend UVCC for the 2024-25 school year
Applications open online at 6:00 pm to
Students do not have to be in the building to sign-up.
Basic student information - Name, date of birth, school
Programs of Choice - 1st and 2nd
An email will then be sent to your student's home school to request transcripts.
See the Enrollment Timeline and Next Steps information below.
At Upper Valley, a student will spend half of the day in academic classes and the other half in their program lab focusing on specific career-technical skills and education.
There is no tuition at Upper Valley. There are expenses for items like tools, uniforms, workbooks, and lab fees. Costs vary according to program.
Upper Valley will not deny any student experiencing financial hardship a career-technical education. Financial assistance may include scholarships or grants, delayed payment, or waiver of fees for qualifying students.
While you are enrolled at Upper Valley, you will remain a student and graduate from your home high school. In addition to receiving your diploma, you will be awarded a Career-Technical Certificate and a Career Passport from Upper Valley.
Yes. Students that attend the Career Center regularly participate in extracurricular activities at their home school like sports, band, and various clubs. Those participating in after school activities are eligible for an early release to return to their home school to attend practices.
Definitely. UVCC is actually a great stepping stone to college. Every career-tech program at UVCC offers some level of college credit with local colleges and universities. Additionally, students can choose to participate in the College Credit Plus program for their academic classes. This gives students a head start in their college career and saves them money at the same time.