El Camino College is offering no tuition and fees to students as well as debt relief for outstanding past balances! Learn more about the program and how to apply.
We understand that school debt can prevent you from starting or re-engaging your pursuit for higher education. That's why we're offering solutions to help ease the cost of attending college.
The Tuition Relief Program, as part of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), offers no tuition and fees to new students as well as debt relief to students with outstanding student balances.
El Camino College is now offering no tuition and fees to students for the summer and fall 2022. This program covers all students who qualify under the eligibility requirements listed below and will pay for your summer and/or fall tuition and fees. Please note this is a limited time program and only applies to summer and fall 2022. The deadline to apply is September 11, 2022, at 11:59 pm.
In order to qualify for the Tuition Relief Program, you must complete the three (3) requirements below:
How to Apply:Zero Tuition & Fees (Summer & Fall 2022)
The ECC Tuition Relief program applies to your current student debt for tuition and fees at ECC only. It does not cover student loan or private debt. Student debt at ECC includes the following:
The maximum award per term is $1,200 which will be credited directly to your tuition and fees. If you are eligible, you will be awarded and marked as exempt for the drop for non-payment. Final award amounts will be determined and updated after census for summer and fall.
Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have questions or need support.
To help students who may have faced financial hardship due to the pandemic, El Camino College has removed the debt of students enrolled between spring 2020 and spring 2022. This was made possible by using the federal government’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, (HEERF).
El Camino College encourages students to re-enroll and take advantage of the numerous ways to waive tuition for summer and fall terms.
Get your education back on track to achieve your dreams of earning a degree or certificate, transferring to a university, earning a higher salary, and advancing your career.
Whatever you dream, El Camino College has a path tailored for you.
We are forgiving student balances for our campus prior to spring 2020, especially when the debt is preventing you from re-engaging in your pursuit of a college education. This program will only cover your tuition and fees for prior terms at ECC.
In order to qualify for the Tuition Relief Program, you must complete the requirements below:
How to Apply:Tuition Relief Form (Classes Prior to 2020)
Additional limitations may apply, please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have questions or need support. Processing time may vary but we expect it to take ten (10) business days to process.
Contact the Financial Aid Office if you have questions or need support.