Antelope Valley College Announces Promise Program

Submitted by rmorgan12 on Thu, 03/28/2019 - 14:36

AVC Promise ProgramAntelope Valley College Announces Promise Program

Antelope Valley College will launch its AVC Promise Program beginning the fall semester of 2019. AVC Promise increases college access by providing recent high school graduates, and other first-time college students, the opportunity to attend their first year at Antelope Valley College for free. By breaking down financial barriers and offering student support, AVC Promise seeks to eliminate achievement gaps and promotes college completion.

In addition to providing free tuition for the first year, the program will also offer students priority registration and scheduling support, peer mentoring, counseling, and summer bridge programming. AVC Promise will also give priority consideration for eligible students needing assistance with books, transportation, child care, job placement, Hearts & Hands Food Pantry, and other student support services.


  • Be in their first year of college

  • Complete the student success steps (Orientation, Directed Self Placement and Comprehensive Education Plan

  • Complete the financial aid application (FAFSA or DREAM application)

  • Enroll Full-Time (12-15 units, completing 30 units in the first year)



  • Complete 30 units in their first year

  • Participate in First Year Experience and other student support services

  • Attend the special orientation program: Student Success Kick Off or New Student Success Workshop

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA

  • Maintain a minimum 75% course completion rate

    For more information, please contact: Welcome Center- Antelope Valley College (661) 722-6331 

Last updated: March 28, 2019