San Diego Promise


Mental Health Counseling is available in the Student Health Center & Their Canvas Shell


Welcome to San Diego Miramar College: San Diego Promise


The Promise office will be closed on March 31st for Cesar Chavez Day. Please reach out to us via email if you need assistance on this day.

The San Diego Promise is a two-year completion program that provides unparalleled access to community college education by removing financial barriers and providing wrap around support. 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, counseling retention & interventions, and additional campus engagement opportunities.



The 2023-2024 Promise application is now open! Follow this link to submit:

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



In order to qualify for the San Diego Promise Program, you must meet the following criteriaFALL 2023 

  • First time college student, or 
  • Returning SDCCD students who have not enrolled in courses for three or more semesters (Not including summer), or 
  • Identify with one of the following groups:
    • San Diego College of Continuing Education Students
    • Foster Youth Student
    • Veteran of U.S. Armed Forces
    • Formerly Incarcerated Student
    • Undocumented Student
  • Must be a California resident or AB 540 eligible
  • Must complete a financial aid application (Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) or CA Dream Act)

*Students who completed college courses in high school are eligible for the San Diego Promise Program

Important dates for the 2023-2024 Promise application:
  • Application Opens: January 9th, 2023
  • Priority Application Deadline: June 16th, 2023
  • Application Deadline: August 14th, 2023


  • Up to two years of free tuition and health fees
  • Books grants for eligible students
  • Access to Peer Mentors/Success Coach
  • Individualized counseling guidance support to complete your education goals


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS to maintain your eligibility*

  • Attend a Promise orientation
  • Sign a Promise contract
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 units each semester
  • Maintain a 2.0 college GPA
  • Meet with a counselor each semester
  • Complete a comprehensive education plan

*Students that meet the program requirements in their first year may be eligible for a second year

For more information, please visit SDCCD Future Promise Students


SDCCD Promise Information Nights! (Virtual)
For students interested in the San Diego Promise program, there will be SDCCD Promise Information Nights on March 8th, April 18th, May 24th from 6pm-7pm. This is a great opportunity to learn about the application process, requirements, and the benefits. Open to students & families! Click the botton to view the Flyer.

Promise Info Night 2023

SDCCD Promise SUpport (Virtual)
Need help with the San Diego Promise program? Get your Promise questions answered and find out your status in the program! 
Every Wednesday starting March 29th to August
From 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM 
Zoom Link will be provided as date approaches


Follow us on Instagram: @sdpromise_miramar