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Current Promise Students

Promise Program Requirements

 Fall 2019 Cohort

  • Enroll full time (12 units or more) for Spring 2020
  • Earn a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Meet with your Peer Mentor
  • Visit your Engagement Center
  • Meet with a RCC Counselor to create your Student Educational Plan (SEP)
  • Attend a RCC workshop or event, complete a Promise Workshop Verification Form and submit to your peer mentor 
  • If you are struggling with any course, visit the Academic Support Services

Promise Program Requirements

 Fall 2018 Cohort

Book Credit Information

Students who meet the above eligibility criteria will be granted the Promise book credit in the Fall and Spring Semester. Promise does not provide book credit during the Winter or Summer sessions.

  • Promise students will recieve a confirmation email regarding their book credit status 
  • Book Credit can only be used in the RCC Bookstore for textbooks
  • Students will need to bring in your RCC ID, Driver's License, or a state issued photo ID to purchase your books
  • Students need to bring a copy of your class schedule
  • The book credit will be applied at the time of purchase
  • Rental: Students will need a credit card to put on file to rent a textbook from the RCC Bookstore. The Promise book credit will cover rental fees.
  • Norco or Moreno Valley textbooks: Student need to communicate with the RCC Bookstore to request the textbook be sent here for purchase 

  • If your book credit has not been established in the bookstore you must contact the Promise Program to determine your eligiblity at



​Tuition and Fees

Students who continue to meet the above eligibility criteria will have the Promise tuition and fee waiver applied to their Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer fees after the last day to drop classes has passed for each semester.


The payment process may take up to 2-3 weeks to complete. Please be patient. The RCC Promise Program will send email notifications once your account has been cleared. Please do not make a payment until the last day to drop classes for each semester has passed and you have been notified by the Promise Program of your payment status.


If you have made a payment out of pocket and are eligible to continue in Promise you will be issued a reimbursement after the Promise tuition and fee waiver has been applied. Reimbursments timeframe varies. Please see the cashiers office in the Charles A. Kane Building for more information. Please refrain from paying out of pocket until you have received your Promise payment status email.


Please note: You will not be dropped from your classe​s for non-payment. 


Contact us

If you have questions or concerns please visit your Educational Advisor based on your major:

Career and Technical Education: Technology "A" Bld. Rm 100
Fine and Performing Arts: TBA
Language Humanities and Social Sciences: Digital Library Bld. Rm 106
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Martin Luther King Bld. Rm 222

or contact the Promise Program at

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