Promise Students

To be eligible for your second year, in addition to the GPA, unit and community service requirements; all students must submit a FAFSA for the 2017-2018 aid year by June 2nd.

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.

 

Important News and Updates

 

College Bookstore Accounts

Students may use any remaining bookgrants for summer session classes. Please note, any remaining amount will be placed back into the San Diego Promise program.

Apply for Financial Aid for 2017-2018

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.

Community Service Requirement for 2016-2017 Cohort

Don't forget about your community service hours. Community Service hours must be completed by the end of the spring semester (May 27).

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.
  • $750 Book Voucher ($375 Fall. $375 Spring).
  • Any remaining funds in Fall will be carried over to Spring


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.


What can I purchase at the bookstore?

Use of your Promise bookgrant is limited to text books and access codes for course required materials.


What can I purchase at the bookstore?

Use of your Promise bookgrant is limited to text books and access codes for course required materials.


What if the book I need is not available at the bookstore?

First, 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.


What can I purchase at the bookstore?

Use of your Promise bookgrant is limited to text books and access codes for course required materials.


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 http://www.sdccd.edu/volunteer/ for volunteer opportunities.
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