How the Promise Pays Tuition & Mandatory Fees

Please review how and when the Promise pays the Fall and Spring tuition and mandatory fees below.

     Students who do NOT complete the requirements by the semester deadline will NOT be awarded the Promise. They will receive and award determination email about four (4) weeks after the semester begins and will be responsible for the cost of tuition and mandatory fees.

 

New, First Semester 

 

The Promise provides (2) ways to pay tuition and mandatory fees for CA residents (or AB540 eligible) attending full-time (12 units). Fall and Spring only.

Please choose one of the two (2) options below:

Option 1: DO NOT PAY at the time of registration. Students can register and attend courses without being dropped for nonpayment.  Costs are paid by The Promise after the semester deadline.

Option 2: PAY at the time of registration. Costs are reimbursed, via the payment method, after the deadline.

Students are notified of the award determination via email, about four (4) weeks after the semester begins.


Awarded & Persisted

Promise students awarded the Promise in the current semester and maintained full-time enrollment at the completion of the semester, will NOT show a balance for their tuition and mandatory fees at registration. The costs will be paid by The Promise, after the deadline, if requirements are completed by the deadline.

     If at the semester deadline, students NOT enrolled in at least 12 units* are NOT awarded The Promise. *Students with disabilities may contact disability services at Grossmont or Cuyamaca  College regarding potentially receiving a unit accommodation for a reduced course load.

    Students are notified of the award determination via email, about four (4) weeks after the semester begins. Tuition and mandatory fees will be posted in the students' WebAdvisor account and will be responsible for the costs.

           

                 

 

Full-time in Fall and NOT Awarded the Promise - Spring Eligibility                 

CA residents (or AB540 eligible) who were full-time in Fall, but were not awarded the Promise, must  pay tuition and mandatory fees upon registering for courses. Students must complete the four (4) requirements below by the Spring deadline of February 13th to be awarded the Promise. The Promise will automatically reimburse students awarded the Promise about four (4) weeks after the semester begins.

     1. Orientation*  *One-time requirement. If completed in the Fall semester the requirement is met.

     2. Education Plan*  *One-time requirement. If completed in the Fall semester the requirement is met.

     3. Financial Aid Application (FAFSA or CA Dream Act) for current academic year

     4.  Enroll full-time (12 units*) *Students with disabilities may contact disability services at Grossmont or Cuyamaca  College regarding potentially receiving a unit accommodation for a reduced course load.