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GCC responds to the Coronavirus Outbreak. GCC has moved to remote online instruction.
GCCPromise Attend GCC Tuition Free!

Are you

  • A first time, degree-seeking, college student?

  • Enrolled at GCC in at least 12 units your first semester?

  • A California resident?

If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, and have submitted your FAFSA and/or CADA Application, congratulations, your first two years at GCC may be free!*

DEADLINE to apply for FAFSA/CADA Application
for 2019-2020 school year is JUNE 30, 2020.

Summer Session 2020 falls under 2019-2020 Application


IF YOU WERE A FIRST TIME, FULL TIME STUDENT IN FALL 2019 AND/OR SPRING 2020, YOU NEED TO APPLY FOR 2019-2020 FAFSA/CADA Application.
DEADLINE IS June 30, 2020.

Sign up for an individual ZOOM session for help with your FAFSA or CADA Application for 2019-2020 and/or 2020-2021.

GCCPromise ZOOM Session SIGN-UP
*The GCCPromise supports first-time, full-time non-CCPG (formerly the BOG waiver) eligible students who are California residents in their first year of college. Fall and spring semester tuition will be waived for 12 or more units, per semester in the 2019/20 academic year. The GCCPromise program recognizes eligible, first-time college students based on full-time enrollment in a degree or certificate program. Dreamers are eligible for this opportunity. Students must complete 12 or more units per semester to gain eligibility for future terms.

Students seeking to access the GCCPromise must first apply to GCC as a degree-seeking student, enroll in at least 12 units for fall semester and intend to enroll in at least 12 units for spring semester, successfully complete their FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application (CADAA) application and maintain good academic standing by finishing all of their courses with at least a 2.0 grade point average. Funds are limited, and are awarded on a first come, first served basis. 

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