Modesto Junior College Promise

Modesto Junior College is participating in the California College Promise/AB 19 - Offering Free Tuition. 

QUESTION & ANSWERS


Who's eligible?

All first-time college students (including students who earned college units while still in high school) who meet the following criteria:

  • Filed a FAFSA or CADAA
  • Submit all documents on your "20-21 Document Request Notice"
  • Must be a California resident or AB540 resident
  • Enrolled in 12 or more units for Fall 2020 semester
  • Complete 12 or less college units prior to Fall 2020 semester
  • Not eligible for California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver)
How can I apply?

Students do not need to apply!  The Student Financial Services Office will award students who meet eligibility criteria automatically.  If you were not awarded, and believe you are eligible for the award, click on the academic year in the table above to submit a California College Promise Request Form.

Is this program free for all students?  

Yes, this program is not awarded on the basis of financial need.

What is covered?
Type of Cost Does Promise Cover
Enrollment Fees ($46 per unit) Yes
Health Fee No
Rep Fee No
Center Fee No
Material Fees No

How will tuition be paid?

Students' fees will be waived once their eligibility is determined.  No direct cash disbursements will occur.

Can students get their tuition waived if they take more than 12 units?

Yes

How long is this program good for?

The California College Promise is valid only for the students' first year. Students who qualified for the first year may qualify for a second year, as long as they meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), enroll today!

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Free Tuition Starting Summer 2020 Semester

Eligibility Criteria

  • Filed a FAFSA or CADAA
  • Submit all documents on your "20-21 Document Request Notice"
  • Must be a California resident or AB540 resident
  • Enrolled in 12 or more units for Summer 2020 semester
  • Completed 12 or less college units prior to Summer 2020 semester
  • Not eligible for California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver)

Deadline to be Eligible

August 20, 2020

Date Office Awarded

Awards will be automatically processed on the following dates:

  • May 28, 2020
  • June 25, 2020
  • July 30, 2020
  • August 21, 2020

Reimbursement: If you paid your fees prior to receiving an award, you will receive a refund within 3-4 weeks after receiving an award. Remember to check your student Email for your CCP award on one of the dates listed above for your award notice! You will only receive 1 award notice for the year.

Continued Eligibility

  • Enroll in 12 or more units for Fall 2020 semester

CCP Request Form

If you meet the criteria above and was not awarded, follow the instructions below:

  • Click on: CCP Request Form
  • Complete CCP Request Form and submit to Student Financial Services Office

Account Credit

  • Once your account has been credited, you may request a refund via PiratesNet

 

Free Tuition Starting Fall 2020 Semester

Eligibility Criteria

  • Filed a FAFSA or CADAA
  • Submit all documents on your "20-21 Document Request Notice"
  • Must be a California resident or AB540 resident
  • Enrolled in 12 or more units for Fall 2020 semester
  • Completed 12 or less college units prior to Fall 2020 semester
  • Not eligible for California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver)

Deadline to be Eligible

December 18, 2020

Date Office Awarded

Awards will be automatically processed on the following dates:

  • September 4, 2020
  • October 2, 2020
  • October 30, 2020
  • November 20, 2020
  • December 18, 2020

Reimbursement: If you paid your fees prior to receiving an award, you will receive a refund within 3-4 weeks after receiving an award. Remember to check your student Email for your CCP award on one of the dates listed above for your award notice! You will only receive 1 award notice for the year.

Continued Eligibility

  • You must enrolled full-time for the Fall 2020 semester, AND
  • Enroll in 12 or more units for Spring 2021 semester

CCP Request Form

If you meet the criteria above and was not awarded, follow the instructions below:

  • Click on: CCP Request Form
  • Complete CCP Request Form and submit to Student Financial Services Office

Account Credit

  • Once your account has been credited, you may request a refund via PiratesNet

Free Tuition Starting Spring 2021 Semester

Eligibility Criteria

  • Filed a FAFSA or CADAA
  • Submit all documents on your "20-21 Document Request Notice"
  • Must be a California resident or AB540 resident
  • Enrolled in 12 or more units for Spring 2021 semester
  • Completed 12 or less college units prior to Spring 2021 semester
  • Not eligible for California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver)

Deadline to be Eligible

April 30, 2021

Date Office Awarded

Awards will be automatically processed on the following dates:

  • January 29, 2021
  • February 26, 2021
  • March 26, 2021
  • April 30, 2021

Reimbursement: If you paid your fees prior to receiving an award, you will receive a refund within 3-4 weeks after receiving an award. Remember to check your student Email for your CCP award on one of the dates listed above for your award notice! You will only receive 1 award notice for the year.

Continued Eligibility

  • 2nd Year Awards: If this is your 2nd year awarded the CCP, then your eligibility for the CCP has ended
  • 1st Year Awards: If this is your 1st year awarded the CCP, you must enrolled in 12 or more units for the Fall 2021 semester to continue eligibility.

CCP Request Form

If you meet the criteria above, and were not awarded, follow the instructions below:

  • Click on: CCP Request Form
  • Complete CCP Request Form and submit to Student Financial Services Office

Account Credit

  • Once your account has been credited, you may request a refund via PiratesNet