About this Event
VUB is hosting this event for eligible veterans to enjoy a Chicago Sky game and find out more about our free, pre-college prep services. This event is open for veterans who have not yet earned their Bachelor's degree and do not have a dishonorable discharge.
Chicago Sky Basketball game on Friday, July 22, 2022, doors open at 6 pm and the game begins at 7 pm. Our group has the opportunity to watch the pre-game workout at 5:30 - 6:00 pm sitting courtside. The pre-game workout is optional and you do not have to attend to be able to come to the 7 pm game.
If you are interested in attending the courtside pregame workout, you must arrive by 5:15 pm since the group has to enter the stadium together at 5:30 pm. There is no late admission for the pregame workout session. If you are late, you will have to wait until doors open at 6 pm.
Event registration includes: VUB T-Shirt, VUB Swag Bag, Chicago Sky game ticket, food, and drinks during the game.
Guest Policy: Eligible veterans who have a completed application on file will be allowed to bring one guest to the event. After the application is reviewed, a team member will reach out to you to sign up your guest. Apply to VUB here: Bit.ly/apply/VUB
Registration closes on Monday, July 11, 2022, at noon.
Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is a free-of-charge program funded by the U.S. Department of Education that helps veterans to prepare for enrollment at a college of their choice.
Services VUB provides:
- Pre-College Prep Courses
- Navigating the College Admissions Process
- Assisting with Applying and Using Military Education Benefits and Federal Financial Aid
- Advising on Choosing a Major, College Program, and a School
To be eligible to attend this free event, participants:
- Must be a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces
- Must not have a dishonorable discharge
- Have not yet earned a Bachelor's degree
For more information about Veterans Upward Bound or the event, contact Roderick Houston at [email protected] or call at 312-434-8441.
All services are provided free-of-charge to eligible veterans through U.S. Department of Education TRIO grant funds.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Wintrust Arena, 200 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, United States