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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 RCC Promise Application for the Fall 2017 Semester is closed​ 

Promise Book Credit

Your credit is only valid at the RCC bookstore for textbook purchases. Students who are enrolled full time (12 units or more) will receive the RCC Promise Book Credit. If you are under 12 units contact your Educational Advisor once you have enrolled full time. 
If you have enrolled in courses at Moreno Valley or Norco College, the RCC bookstore will order your books. The books will be available for pick up at the bookstore in Riverside.
RCC Promise Book Credit Deadline has been extended to: Friday, Sept 15th

Dates: Wednesday, Sept 13th-Friday, Sept 15th


$250 book credit for Fall 2017. If you have remaining credit on your account you can use it until Friday, Sept 15th

  • Where to use your credit: RCC Bookstore
  • Items to bring: Photo ID and class schedule
  • Who to contact if you have issues with using your book credit:                                               Your Promise Educational Advisor or Ashley Martinez at 951-222-8204                             or by email at location: MLK 222

​Please don’t miss this final opportunity.​

Promise Tablet 

RCC Promise Tablet pick up: 

LHSS and CTE Promise Students:

Dates: Tuesday, Sept 12th, Wednesday, Sept 13th or​ Thursday, Sept 14th

Location: Digital Library, Room 106

Time: 8:00am-4:00pm

Items to Bring: Photo ID

Contact: Tony Ortiz: 


STEM and FPA Promise Students:

Dates: Tuesday, Sept 12th, Wednesday, Sept 13th or​ Thursday, Sept 14th

Location: Martin Luther King Building, Room 222 (STEM Center)

Time: 9:00am-11:00am or 1:00pm-3:00pm

Items to Bring: Photo ID

Contact: Nelya Parada: or Ashley Martinez:

Eligible students (registered as full time in 12 units or more) will receive a tablet. If you are not on the list you are not enrolled full time or have not updated your enrollment status with the Promise Program. If there is a change in your enrollment please contact Ashley Martinez at or by phone at 951-222-8204 or by visiting the Martin Luther King Building Room 222, office B for updates.


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