Palomar College Learning For Success


To be eligible for 2022-2023 Palomar Promise, applicants must:
  • Be a first-time college student (units earned through dual/concurrent enrollment are exempt)
  • Be a California resident or from an eligible exempt group (i.e. AB 540 or military dependent)
  • Complete, submit and have on record with Palomar College the Official 22-23 FAFSA or California Dream Act application; must include the Palomar College school code: 001260.
  • Complete the Palomar Promise application
  • Enroll full-time and maintain a 2.0 GPA
      • Students who have a disability which interferes with taking a full course load may be eligible for accommodations, including a waiver of the 12 unit requirement, through the Palomar College’s Disability Resource Center (DRC).


We are currently accepting applications for the Palomar Promise program for 2022-2023 academic year.

Eligible students must first apply to Palomar College. After receiving your Palomar SID, log on to your MyPalomar student portal (Student Center screen) to locate the Promise application. For more information on how to apply to Palomar Promise, click here.

Palomar Promise Applicants (Incoming Fall 2022)

The first review of Promise applications will begin the week of July 4th. Students who have applied to the Palomar Promise Program for fall 2022 and have met all eligibility requirements will be confirmed (accepted to participate) on a first-come, first-served basis pending availability of funds. Official confirmation notifications will be sent to the student's Palomar email.


Please log on to your MyPalomar (Student Center tab) to view your current Promise application status and your Promise checklist.  Check your Palomar student email frequently as we have been sending communications to all Promise applicants.

Palomar Promise Students Transitioning to Year 2

Initial eligibility reviews for Promise Year 2 will begin at the end of June.  Official Promise Year 2 status notifications will be sent to the student's Palomar email the last week of June. Please check your Palomar student email frequently for important updates.

To review eligibility requirements for the second year of Palomar Promise, click here.

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