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LA College Promise

Los Angeles College Promise: Creating a City of Graduates

The Los Angeles College Promise will increase the number of community college graduates, university transfer and workforce-ready students throughout our region. It is a partnership between Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the City of Los Angeles, L.A. Chamber of Commerce, UNITE LA and private philanthropy.

To qualify for Promise Year 1:

  • Be a graduate from a California high school.
  • Complete the Los Angeles Pierce College (LAPC) Application 
  • After receiving your LAPC student number, complete the Los Angeles College Promise Interest Form.
  • Complete O.A.C.:
    • Orientation: Log in to your Student Portal, select "Student Status", select "Orientation". Complete all sections.
    • Assessment: Log in to your Student Portal, select "Student Status", and select "Placement Result". If there are no assessment results posted, please speak with a Counselor online.
    • Counseling: Sign up for an appointment to complete your first-semester education plan.
  • Complete an application for financial aid, either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act.
  • Complete a Summer transition activity!
  • Enroll as a full-time student in Fall & Spring (minimum 12 units at Pierce College each term).

After becoming an L.A. Pierce College Promise student, you must complete the following:

  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA
  • Maintain full-time status both Fall & Spring (minimum 12 units at Pierce College each term):
  • Activities to complete each year:
    • Meet with an academic counselor at least once per year.
    • Participate in a Student Engagement activity or attend a workshop, for the Fall and Spring semester.
    • Meet with your L.A. College Promise Peer Mentor once per semester.

Note: Promise does not cover Summer or Winter tuition.

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Promise Year 2

To qualify:

  • Complete (in good standing) first year of Promise.
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA.
  • Complete 24 units (12 units for the Fall and Spring semester) with a grade of "C" or better (Special Services and CAFYES units vary), before Fall.
  • Complete an application for financial aid, either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act.
  • Enroll as a full-time student in Fall & Spring (minimum 12 units each term).

Note: Promise does not cover Summer or Winter tuition.

Visit Los Angeles College Promise (LACP) for more information.
Visit California College Promise Grant for more information.

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Complete the form below if you are interested in Promise

Promise Interest Form

Outreach and Onboarding

Office Hours and Location

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Fridays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

Student Services Building (1st Fl.)
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, CA 91371

Contact

Phone: (818) 710-3315
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