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Current Promise Students
 

Promise Program Requirements

 Fall 2020 Cohort

  • Enroll and complete a full time load (12 units or more) for Fall 2020*
  • Earn a 2.5 GPA or higher every term
  • Meet with your Peer Mentor regularly
  • Meet with a RCC Counselor to create your Student Educational Plan (SEP) by Nov. 1
  • Attend a workshop/event and complete the Promise Workshop Verification Form by Nov. 1
  • If you are struggling with any course, visit the Academic Support Services
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Promise Program Requirements

 Fall 2019 Cohort

  • Complete 30 units by Summer 2020*
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher every term
  • Enroll full time (12 units or more) for Fall 2020*
  • Meet with a RCC Counselor​ to update your SEP, if needed
  • Attend a workshop/event and complete the Promise Workshop Verification Form by Nov. 1​
  • If you are struggling with any course, visit the Academic Support Services​
  • Complete 60 units or more by the end of Summer 2021 
  • Attend the Continuing Promise Student Information Session in late September 2020 
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Promise Program Requirements

 Fall 2018 Cohort

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*If you had an IEP, 504, medical diagnosis, psychiatric diagnosis, or are concerned about your academics and would like to continue receiving services through The Promise Program, please make sure to visit the DRC office as soon as possible. You can reach them via email at drc@rcc.edu or by phone 951-222-8060.  Please take note if you have established DRC accommodations  and one of your accommodations includes a Unit Reduction, you will need to communicate with DRC and request that the DRC Unit Reduction accommodation be made accessible to The Promise Program via email at the.promise@rcc.edu.
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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 the.promise@rcc.edu.

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​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 (10th week for Fall and Spring, 4th week for Winter and Summer).

 

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 email the.promise@rcc.edu 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. 

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Contact us

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

 
 
 
 

 
or contact the Promise Program at the.promise@rcc.edu