San Diego Promise



Promise Coordinator

Genevieve Esguerra

Promise Graduate Assistant

Donnaly Atajar

Promise Counselor

Miriam Pacheco
San Diego Promise

Student Services
San Diego Promise


The San Diego Promise is a two-year completion program for recent high school graduates enrolled full-time (12 units per semester) The program provides up to two years of free tuition to eligible students. Participation in the Promise program comes with a variety of benefits: an assigned peer mentor/success coach, specialized counseling and guidance support, and additional campus engagement opportunities.

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Attention: Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a California resident or have attended a California high school for at least 3 years
  • Earned a high school diploma in June 2017 or later
  • First-time college student (students who completed college courses during high school are still eligible)
  • Complete a 2018-2019 FAFSA or DREAM Act Application
Would you like to receive text message reminders about the San Diego Promise?
I graduated from high school or completed high school equivalency (HiSET, GED) in June 2017 or after.
Please note, if you did not graduate from high school or complete high school equivalency (HiSET, GED) in June 2017 or later, you are not eligible to participate in the Promise program.
I have completed and submitted my FAFSA or Dream Act Application for the 2018-19 school year.
Please note that submission of the FAFSA or Dream Act Application by August 3, 2018 is a requirement to qualify for the Promise Program. The Mesa College school code is 001275.
This is the College Student Identification (CSID) number that you received when you applied to Mesa College. Your CSID was emailed to you after you submitted your admissions application. If you haven't completed an admissions application, click here: