West Sacramento Promise Program

Are you a recent West Sacramento high school graduate?

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Sacramento City College - West Sacramento Center Residents of the City of West Sacramento who graduated from a High School from the Washington Unified School District within last 6 months will be able to attend their first year at any Sacramento City College (SCC) location (Main campus, West Sacramento Center, or Davis Center) fee-free (12 – 15 units per semester). Applications for fall 2019 semester is now open. All high school students who have or will graduate between December, 2018 – May/June, 2019 should apply.

The West Sacramento College Promise is an initiative approved by the voters of the City of West Sacramento in November 2016 as part of the City’s Kids’ Home Run Program. The West Sacramento College Promise allocates funds to cover at least the first year’s community college fees for eligible West Sacramento students. The program is a partnership between the City of West Sacramento, Washington Unified School District, and Sacramento City College.

5 Steps to apply for 2019-2020 West Sacramento Promise Program

step 1

Determine Your Eligibility

Do you meet the following Promise criteria?

  • Are you a current resident of West Sacramento? (Please Note: SCC reserves the right to request official documentation of your legal residence.)
  • Did you/will you graduate from high school or receive a GED from December, 2018 – May/June, 2019? (Note: High school location must to be in West Sacramento.)
  • Do you plan to enroll in Sacramento City College for the fall 2019 semester full-time (12 – 15 units)?

If you answered YES to ALL of the above, please move on to Step 2.

step 2

Apply to Sacramento City College

Complete and submit your application. Once your application has been accepted, you will receive a Los Rios Student ID number by email which you will need to complete the Promise application. More information on becoming a student.

Apply to the College

step 3

Apply for West Sacramento Promise Program

Complete the Promise Application

step 4

Apply for Financial Aid

Fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online before the March 2nd priority deadline at FAFSA.gov. You may qualify for the California College Promise Grant (formerly BOG Fee Waiver) and additional grants, work-study jobs, scholarships, or loans by completing your FAFSA. More information on Financial Aid.

Sacramento City College’s school code: 001233

Apply for Financial Aid

step 5

Pre-Enrollment & Registration

Complete Sacramento City College’s “Steps to Success” and enroll in 12 or more units for the fall 2019 semester (priority registration dates and times will vary; check eServices in mid-November for your scheduled date/time).

Steps to Success