Welcome to To College and Beyond – The University of Texas at Austin GEAR UP. We’re a 2017 GEAR UP Partnership grant funded by the Department of Education. We work with eight independent school districts in the Greater Austin & San Antonio region and strive to increase college enrollment and persistence for the Class of 2023.

School districts include Del Valle ISD, East Central ISD, Edgewood ISD, Lockhart ISD, Manor ISD, San Marcos Consolidated ISD, Somerset ISD, and Southwest ISD.

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We work with business and community partners such Texas Instruments, Princeton Review, AVID, ACT, Marquez Reading, Focus Training, All Aboard Tours, Trellis Company (formerly TG), EGT Institute, Inc., Social Solutions Global, and Signal Vine.

Additionally, we also partner with higher education institutions such as Austin Community College, Huston-Tillotson University, and The University of Texas at San Antonio.

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