Welcome

The San Diego Promise is a two-year completion program for recent high school graduates enrolled full-time (12 units per semester). The program provides up to two years of free tuition to eligible students. Participation in the Promise program comes with a variety of benefits: an assigned peer mentor/success coach, specialized counseling and guidance support, and additional campus engagement opportunities.

ATTENTION!

If you are a Class of 2019 high school graduate, click here for more information about eligibility, requirements, and steps to enroll. 

The San Diego Promise application for Class of 2019 high school graduates entering in Fall 2019 is now open. The priority deadline is June 28, 2019. 

San Diego Promise Application

If you have questions about the Promise program at San Diego City College, please email btorres@sdccd.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)San diego promise logo.

  • What is included in the Promise Scholarship?
  • What happens if I accidentally paid my fees?
  • What can I purchase at the bookstore?
  • What if the book I need is not available at the bookstore?

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP?

New students participating in Promise for 2018-19 will receive the following:

  • In-State tuition and health fees will be covered for Fall and Spring. Note: Student Parking and Student Rep Fees are not included.

  • Individualized support to help you complete your educational goals.

  • Assigned Peer Advocate

  • Individualized counseling and guidance support

 

*Students who meet program requirements in their first year may be eligible for free tuition in their second year.

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WHAT HAPPENS IF I ACCIDENTALLY PAID MY FEES?

Please contact your Promise Coordinator if you paid your fees. As a Promise student you are awarded a scholarship that will cover your tuition and fees after any eligible financial aid has been applied to your account.

 

WHAT CAN I PURCHASE AT THE BOOKSTORE?

Use of your Promise book grant is limited to textbooks and access codes for course required materials.

 

WHAT IF THE BOOK I NEED IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE BOOKSTORE?

Photo of Promise StudentsFirst, verify that the book is not available at the bookstore with bookstore staff. If a course required book is not available at the bookstore, contact your Promise Coordinator. They will provide you with a reimbursement form. You will need to purchase the book or course materials yourself, and will be reimbursed by the Promise program.

 

 

 

 

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