Paying for college can be intimidating. With the South Bay Promise from El Camino College, you can ease the burden on your bank account and get your degree in two years – guaranteed.
If you’re a first-time, full-time college student we’ll waive your first and second year fees.
You’ll also get personalized services and counseling to make sure you graduate in two years with the degree you need.
|Step 1:||Apply for admission.|
|Step 2:||Complete and submit a South Bay Promise Application|
|Step 3:||Renew or submit your FAFSA or California Dream Act application|
|Step 4:||Complete the English and Mathematics Placement Survey in MyECC|
|Step 5:||Complete the New Student Orientation|
|Step 6:||Meet with an El Camino Counselor to create an Educational Plan|
|Step 7:||Connect with an approved South Bay Promise Student Support & Success Program or Pathway (requirements and application deadlines vary). See below for a list of approved South Bay Promise Programs or Pathways.|
|Step 8:||Register for a minimum of 12 units for both fall and spring semesters. (If you are registered with the Special Resource Center on campus and have been approved, then you are only required to take 9 units for both fall and spring semesters).|
To stay on board with the South Bay Promise program, you must:
Learn how you can receive free tuition for up to two years regardless of financial need. Students will also learn how to receive continued priority registration, support from an eligible Student Support & Success Program, personalized program orientations, and more! Information Sessions are held via zoom on Thursdays from 5:00pm to 6:00pm.
Register now by clicking on the date you would like to attend!
Get a head start and reach out to these programs by clicking the links below - they'll help you work through the application process, eligibility reviews, and upcoming information sessions.
Find out what the South Bay Promise program can do for you as a first-time college student.
South Bay Promise
Hours Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Text (310) 650-7780