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Riverside City College (RCC) Promise Program joins the national and statewide effort to provide affordable community college education by supporting full-time students in their goals to graduate and be transfer ready in a timely manner. The Promise provides access to a high quality education tailored especially for the transfer minded students.

The Benefits

​​Support through the Pathway Model that is designed to provide students with the most direct route to degree completion; greatly increasing a student’s chance of graduating and transferring in two years. 

  • Free tuition
  • Free fees
  • Free tablet
  • Up to $250 in book grants Fall and Spring semester
  • Priority Registration for up to 15 units
  • Dedicated Counselors
  • Educational Advisors
  • Faculty Advisors
  • Academic Support (tutoring and peer mentors)
  • Co curriculum activities that contribute to academic success

The RCC Promise Application for the Fall 2017 Semester is closed​ 

If you have questions please email us at


Student Success Peer Mentor Program 

The Promise Program is seeking student success peer mentors. As part of our team, you will assist in the goals of the program: 

  • Introduce participants to college services & resources 
  • Increase the persistence rate of its participants 
  • Reduce the time to gradua bon 
  • Promote transfer to four-year colleges 

If you are interested in becoming part of the team, please click the link below: 

Applications are due by Monday, August 7th