Check-in will start at 5:00pm at the Marsee Auditorium located at 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard,
Torrance, CA, 90506. Parking will be free in parking Lot J, K, H and Lot L. Please
note, any vehicles in red reserved spots may be cited.
As a friendly reminder, guests will need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative CLIA certified COVID test completed within the last 72 hours. Those who are unable to provide proof will need to take part in on-site testing which takes about 20 minutes.
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If you’re a first-time, full-time college student we’ll waive your first and second year enrollment fees. The South Bay Promise does not waive Non-Resident Tuition (Per-unit fee for students who aren't California residents). Please note, if your granted an AB 540 exemption, the South Bay Promise will 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
(Please note, any corrections or updates to the student’s FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application, must be made prior to the start of the fall semester to ensure that verifiable financial aid information is available at El Camino College. If the South Bay Promise cannot verify the students financial aid information, the student's enrollment fees will not be paid for by the South Bay Promise and the student will no longer be eligible for the program).
|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:
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