Current Promise Students


Welcome to the San Diego Promise

Congratulations on being admitted to the San Diego Promise Program. You are part of a national effort to make college affordable for all and increase the number of college graduates ready for the workforce. This website will serve as your go-to hub for information on upcoming activities, success tips, resources and important information that will help guide you as you begin your college career. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your College Promise Coordinator.

Apply for Financial Aid for 2018-2019

Students interested in receiving financial aid must submit a new financial aid application each year. All Promise Students must submit a financial aid application in order to remain eligible to continue in the program. If you have questions about the financial aid application process, please contact your college financial aid office.


Upcoming Promise Activities

One of the benefits of being part of the Promise Program is being able to participate in various activities with your classmates. Come check out our upcoming opportunities.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the Promise Scholarship?

Selected students 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.

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 and tuition and fees after any eligible financial aid has been applied to your account.

How do I complete my community service?

Part of the San Diego Promise is to help students engage with the local community through acts of community service. All Promise students must complete eight hours in their first year to be eligible for the second year. Students may find volunteer opportunities by visiting the San Diego Volunteer Connect website at for volunteer opportunities.