SAN DIEGO PROMISE PROGRAM - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Please see below for frequently asked questions. For additional information on the San Diego Promise Program, please contact our San Diego Promise office:
|City College First Year Services (FYS)|
|(619) 388.3998 or 619)-800-3464|
|email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org|
When will I be notified if I have been accepted to the San Diego Promise program?
Students who have are eligible to participate in the San Diego Promise program will receive an email invitation to electronically sign a Promise contract starting May 1, 2022 To secure your space in the program, sign and submit your Promise contract.
Is the San Diego Promise program income based?
No, the San Diego Promise program is not income based.
Is the California College Promise Grant (CCPG) the same as the San Diego Promise program?
No, CCPG is income based, only waives enrollment fees, and does not have a unit requirement. San Diego Promise program is not income based, provides up to two years of free enrollment and health fees, and has a minimum unit requirement of 12 units.
Can a student still participate if they are unable to enroll in 12 units?
Students who do not enroll in a minimum 12 units may become ineligible for the program in future semesters. If you are unable to enroll in 12 units due to extenuating circumstances, please contact your Promise coordinator, Brenda Torres at email@example.com . Does not apply to DSPS students with eligible accommodations.
Do all Promise students receive a book grant?
No, book grants are awarded based on students' financial aid need.
How will enrollment and health fees for Fall 2022 be paid?
Students that sign a Promise contract will have their enrollment and health fees automatically waived by the San Diego Promise program. No direct cash disbursements will occur for the purpose of paying enrollment and health fees.
If student does not enroll in 12 units by September 4, 2022, will the student be removed from the program?
Yes, if students do not enroll in 12 units within the given deadlines and does not complete the appeal process will be dismissed from the program. Students may be responsible for paying their enrollment and health fees.