Oxnard College Promise

Oxnard College

Two Year, Tuition-Free Promise

The Oxnard College Promise (The OC Promise) extends the promise of a college education to all incoming first-time college students by waiving tuition fees and placing them in various support programs the first-year.  OC Promise encompasses multiple programs generously supported through a combination of State funds (California College Promise Grant and the California Promise) and private donors through the Oxnard College Foundation.  Starting Fall 2018, Oxnard College will launch a second year Promise that will waive tuition fees for eligible students who completed the first year of college. Below are listed the descriptions of each program under the Oxnard college promise umbrella:
 

California College Promise Grant (formerly Board of Governors Fee Waiver).

California residents and students with AB 540 status may apply for a California College Promise Grant. California College Promise Grants begin in the fall semester of each academic year and must be renewed every year. California College Promise Grants are awarded for the current term in which the application is submitted and other terms falling within that Financial Aid Year.

Eligibility:

Requirements:

  1. Submit an Oxnard College application | oxnardcollege.edu/apply
  2. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the California Dream Act | oxnardcollege.edu/finaid
  3. Attend an Oxnard College Orientation (available online or in-person) | my.vcccd.edu
  4. Complete the Math and English assessment placement (bring a copy of your high school or college transcript)
  5. Complete an educational plan with an Oxnard College counselor

Deadline:

  • Ongoing
     

California College Promise

The California College Promise waives tuition fees for one academic year for first-time students who are enrolled in 12 or more semester units or the equivalent at the college and complete and submit either a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or a California Dream Act application. 


Eligibility:

  • There is no income criteria for the California College Promise.

Requirements: 

  1. Submit an Oxnard College application | oxnardcollege.edu/apply
  2. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the California Dream Act |oxnardcollege.edu/finaid
  3. Attend an Oxnard College orientation (available online or in-person) | my.vcccd.edu
  4. Complete the Math and English assessment placement (bring a copy of your high school or college transcript)
  5. Complete an educational plan with an Oxnard College counselor

Deadline:

  • To Be Announced

 

15-to-Finish Program

The 15 –to-Finish program is funded by private donors through the Oxnard College Foundation. This initiative will waive the tuition fees for eligible students.  Oxnard College will waive the tuition fees for second-year students with the condition they meet eligibility and requirements listed below.
 

Eligibility:

  • Completion of first-year of college
  • 30 units or more (less for students with disabilities)
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher.

Requirements: 

  1. Submit an Oxnard College application | oxnardcollege.edu/apply
  2. Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the California Dream Act | oxnardcollege.edu/finaid
  3. Attend an Oxnard College orientation (available online or in-person) | my.vcccd.edu
  4. Complete the Math and English assessment placement (bring a copy of your high school or college transcript)
  5. Complete a Comprehensive educational plan with an Oxnard College counselor


Deadline:

  • July 15, 2018

Oxnard College will continue to share the details of this program with prospective students during ongoing visits to local high schools.  Interested individuals can also contact the Welcome Center at (805) 678-5907 or send an email to: ocpromise@vcccd.edu.