Mt. San Jacinto College Expands Tuition-Free MSJC Promise Program

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Courtesy of Mt. San Jacinto College

Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) is excited to announce that, beginning this fall, it is expanding its MSJC Promise program to provide free tuition to more first-time, full-time students.

The MSJC Promise launched in Fall 2019 to make a high-quality education at MSJC financially accessible to more students throughout the region.

Based on feedback the college has received from its educational partners, MSJC has expanded eligibility requirements. This new change allows high school students who earned concurrent, dual-enrollment, and/or articulated units from a college other than MSJC to be eligible for the MSJC Promise Program.

To be eligible for the first year MSJC Promise, students must meet all of the following criteria:

• Apply for admission at MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from “nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com” claiming to be https://msjc.edu/apply

• Be a California resident or exempt group

• Have a high school diploma or GED

• Be a first-time student (students that completed concurrent, dual-enrollment, or articulated coursework/units in high school that were received from a college other than MSJC will be eligible)

• Apply for FAFSA or California Dream Act Application

• Be enrolled in and complete at least 12 units per term in the Fall and Spring semesters

• It is recommended that first-time students take English, Math in the first year

• Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA while at MSJC

• Students enrolled in the MSJC First Year Experience (FYE) Program will receive priority in the MSJC Promise Program (MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from “nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com” claiming to be https://msjc.edu/fye) To be eligible for the second year of the MSJC Promise Program, students must meet all of the following criteria:

• Be enrolled in and complete at least 12 units per term in the Fall and Spring semesters of the second year

• Apply for FAFSA or California Dream Act Application

• Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA while at MSJC

For more information, please check the MSJC Promise page on the MSJC website. Anyone with questions about the program can email finaid@msjc.edu or call 951-465-7891.

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Mt. San Jacinto College serves about 27,000 students in a district covering 1,700 square miles from the San Gorgonio Pass to Temecula, with campuses in San Jacinto, Menifee, Banning and Temecula.

The Summer 2021 session begins June 7 and the Fall 2021 semester begins Aug. 16. Enroll today. MSJC awarded a record-breaking 3,848 degrees and certificates to 2,173 graduates on May 27, 2021.

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