What does The Promise include?


Starting in Fall 2019, key features of Promise 2.0 will include:

  • Two years tuition-free at LBCC for LBUSD high school graduates who enroll in LBCC the fall immediately following graduation (students should demonstrate successful progress towards a certificate, degree, or transfer each term)
  • Access to a leader in trans-Pacific trade through the Port of Long Beach
  • A new College-2-Careers program partnering with industry leaders to provide internships, scholarships, and pathways that lead to high-demand jobs.
  • Priority registration for participating high schools.
  • For LBUSD graduates who enroll in LBCC and are interested in transferring to CSULB:
    • Dual advising through which students receive advisement under a “cohort” model from both LBCC Academic Counselors and CSULB Academic Advisors.
    • Access to athletic events, the library, and student clubs/organizations for both LBCC and CSULB.
    • Career exploration activities with both LBCC and CSULB.
    • To receive these benefits, students must enroll in LBCC the fall immediately following high school graduation.