OnRamps partners with you to advance equity and accountability while promoting a college-going culture.

OnRamps offers dual enrollment courses designed by the University of Texas at Austin faculty for high school students to engage in authentic college experiences and for their teachers to deepen their content knowledge and impact in the classroom.

Together with our district partners, we create dynamic experiences that advance student success while lowering barriers to access and opportunity.


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*As of the OnRamps Fall Census
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In 2021-2022, 92% of eligible students earned college credit.


Our district partnerships are centered around:

  • Leveraging a facilitated network of teachers, faculty, institutional leaders, and districts and campus staff to have a greater impact on student success
  • Strengthening instructional and organizational capacity to increase recruitment, enrollment, retention and completion outcomes
  • Advancing equity and accountability goals while promoting a college-going culture

Our resources and support for district partners include:

  • Real-time access to a designated, regional point of contact on the OnRamps Partnership team
  • Guidance on recruitment, implementation, and retention
  • Professional development via our annual “OnRamps Summit” and “Partner Consortium”
  • In-person and on-demand informational and parent night presentations (available in English and Spanish)
  • Comprehensive promotional and administrative materials


Students prepare for the academic demands and social expectations of higher education through our college-credit-bearing courses. They are empowered to take on the role of college student at a low risk, due in part to their status as non-matriculated students and our scaffolded support system, and they are able to demonstrate course proficiency beyond test scores and class rank.


Accountability Check: School districts may use OnRamps courses as an indicator of student achievement in their accountability ratings, as noted in the Texas Education Agency’s 2022 Accountability Manual.

“A student completing an OnRamps dual enrollment course and qualifying for at least three hours of university or college credit in any subject area.”

OnRamps courses, including those with labs, can be adapted for any instructional modality. Instructors receive resources and training throughout the year to maintain course fidelity and rigor for the following modalities:

  • Hybrid
  • In-person
  • Remote asynchronous
  • Remote synchronous
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On July 21, OnRamps brought together school administrators, counselors, and instructional support personnel who were new to implementing our program for the 2022-2023 academic year. Our colleagues from across the state engaged in a day-long, virtual professional development event, gaining insight into all that we do for students, Instructors, and partners. Attendees also earned Continuing Professional Education credit hours.

OnRamps Summer Symposium was held virtually on July 21, 2022.


OnRamps’ active school district partners joined us virtually for high-impact, bite-sized sessions focused on deep dives into our dual enrollment courses, the evolving student experience, navigating instructor transitions, and much more. The series of hour-long sessions were repeated from June 23 through July 20, culminating in the OnRamps Summer Symposium.

OnRamps Summer Series was held virtually between June 23 and July 20, 2022.


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