Future Promise Students

Future Promise Students


Apply for the
San Diego Promise


  • Up to two years of free tuition and health fees
  • Book grants for eligible students
  • Access to Peer Mentor/Success Coach
  • Individualized counseling and guidance support to help you complete your educational goals


  • Must be a first-time college student
  • Must be Class of 2020 high school graduate (H.S. Diploma or GED)
  • Must be a California resident or AB 540 eligible
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 12 units each semester (does not apply to DSPS students with eligible academic accommodation)
  • Must maintain a 2.0 college GPA

Program Requirements

  • Attend an on-campus Promise orientation
  • Sign a Promise contract
  • Enroll in at least 12 units by August 31, 2020
  • Meet with a counselor each semester
  • Complete a comprehensive education plan by the end of your first year


Complete steps 1-4 by June 11th for priority registration and admission to the program.

Step 1:  Complete a Fall 2020 application for admission at City, Mesa, or Miramar College.

Step 2:  Complete a 2020-2021 FAFSA or California Dream Act application.

School Codes for FAFSA or Dream Act applications:

-  City College: 001273

-  Mesa College: 001275

-  Miramar College: 014172

Step 3:  Complete a Promise application.

Step 4:  Complete an online orientation and meet with a college counselor for an abbreviated education plan.

Step 5:  Attend an on-campus Promise orientation and sign your Promise Contact.

Contact Information

For additional information on the San Diego Promise Program, please contact our Outreach offices:

City College First Year Services (FYS) Mesa College Outreach  Miramar College Outreach
619-388-3998 619-388-2230 619-388-7357
sdpromisecity@sdccd.edu  sdpromisemesa@sdccd.edu  sdpromisemiramar@sdccd.edu