Opportunities for High School Students

The YouCollege has programs that will prepare you for college while still in high school. Visit the programs below to learn more.

High School Outreach Initiatives Office
High School Outreach Initiatives Office is for high school students looking to get a head start on college classes while still in high school.  Programs include Post Secondary Enrollment Options and Dual Enrollment.

Connecting high school students to education that prepares them for a collegiate level learning experience that combines the best of academic and technical courses, resulting in an associate and/or baccalaureate degree.

Office of Excellence
The Office of Excellence is a hub of academic activities and services that reach from an access program beginning in the 8th grade through a high school graduation program and beyond. These programs include: TOLEDO EXCEL, Upward Bound, TRIO- Student Support Services and the Annual Conference for Aspiring Minority Youth.

Toledo Excel
EXCEL involves students in pre-college academic programs in order to increase their self-esteem, cultural awareness of diversity, and civic involvement and responsibility.

Upward Bound
Upward Bound is a federally funded college access program designed to assist low-income and potential first generation college students who are currently in high school to enter college at the completion of high school.

TRIO-Student Support Services goal provides an environment that encourages excellence, supports success and fosters involvement. Services include orientation and study-skills courses, multicultural social events, individual academic advising, tutoring, and career and social adjustment counseling, as well as helping students to utilize existing university services. Eligibility is based one of three areas: First-Generation Eligible, Disability Eligible or Low Income Eligible.

Testing Services
The University of Toledo has many testing services for the convenience of its students and the community. The Test Centers provides the following services and others:

  • Make-up testing
  • Placement testing
  • CLEP Testing
  • ACT Testing
  • ETS Testing
  • Pearson VUE Testing
  • Certification & Licensure Tests
  • Internet Based Testing
  • Distance Learning testing proctoring
  • Skills Assessment testing
Last Updated: 3/23/15