Long Beach City College is committed to helping students achieve their educational and career goals by offering a first-year experience program that provides access to a combination of programs and services to help students in their transition to college and ongoing success. The two programs offered at LBCC are Viking Advantage and the Long Beach College Promise. Viking Advantage is for any incoming student outside of Long Beach Unified School District. Long Beach College Promise is for Long Beach Unified School District graduates only. Select the appropriate program below for more information about program elements, benefits, and eligibility criteria.