The Woodland Community College Promise

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Starting in fall 2018, the Woodland Community College Promise will pay tuition for first-time, full-time Woodland Community College students.

Who’s eligible?

All first-time college students, including students who earned college units while still in high school who:

  • are California residents or AB540 eligible
  • complete a FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application
    • enroll in and complete 12 to 15 units.

Is this program free for all students?

Yes, this program is not awarded on the basis of financial need.

What is covered?

The Promise covers full-time enrollment tuition, up to 15 units per semester, for the Fall and Spring Semesters only.

Are student fees such as health and course material fees covered?

No, the student is still responsible for health fees, course material fees, books, etc.

How will tuition be paid?

Students’ fees will be paid  once their eligibility is confirmed and Promise Grant is awarded. No direct cash disbursements to students will occur.

Can students get their tuition paid if they take more then 12 units?

The 2019-2020 program will cover only the first 15 units. Students will be responsible for paying for any units over 15.

How long is this program good for?

Assuming the student retains program eligibility, an eligible student may receive a Promise award for their first and second consecutive year of enrollment.

How do students retain program eligibility?

A student may retain program eligibility by meeting all of the following criteria:

  • Maintain consecutive enrollment each primary term.
    • **consecutive enrollment = be full-time (12+ units) for both fall & spring.
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA  every semester.
  • Complete a FAFSA or Dream Act application each year.

Deadline for new awards?       March 2nd

For more information about the Woodland Community College Promise Program, please contact Financial Aid: (530) 661-5725