Mesa Journeys



Promise Coordinator

Karla Trutna

Student Services Technician

Donnaly Atajar

Promise Counselor

Miriam Pacheco

For Questions Call: 619-388-2230
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. 

Eligibility for the San Diego Promise 2020-2021 Cohort: Class of 2020 high school graduate, California resident for tuition purposes or AB540 eligible, and completion of a 2020-2021 FAFSA or California Dream Act.

If you are a Class of 2020 high school graduate who will be attending Mesa College in Fall 2020, you can do the following to begin the enrollment process for the San Diego Promise:

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The San Diego Promise application for Class of 2020 high school graduates entering in Fall 2020 will be available on January 13, 2020. 

If you have questions about the Promise program at San Diego Mesa College, please email