The Grossmont-Cuyamaca College Promise offers up to 2 YEARS of FREE TUITION and MANDATORY FEES to first-time college students who are CA residents (or AB540 eligible) and who attend full-time (at least 12 units).
NEW!! Students awarded The Promise for the first semester during their first year will receive a one-time Promise Basic Needs Grant of $150. Students do not need to apply and the grant will be disbursed automatically.
Through State funding, The Promise pays the tuition and mandatory fees of the Fall and Spring semesters for qualifying students who maintain eligibility for up to four (4) consecutive semesters, within two (2) academic years. Students can attend, beginning in the Fall or Spring semesters. Students attending for the first time in the Spring semester are eligible for up to three (3) consecutive semesters.
To persist to the following semester, students must maintain full-time status (at least 12 units) each semester and at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA is one of the requirements to persist to the second year of The Promise.
First-time Students at Grossmont College have an additional resource of the First-Year Experience (FYE) program.LEARN MORE