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The Promise at LAVC


Complete the following required components by August 21, 2023:

1. Apply to the Promise: Complete the LA College Promise Application.

Tip! After you submit your LA College Promise App, you will receive an email from a First Year Experience team member who will help you complete your Promise requirements by the deadline. If you have any questions, please contact us at or 818-778-5561 for assistance.

2. Submit your Financial Aid application:

Complete the 2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (US citizens, CA residents) OR 2024 California Dream Act Application (Undocumented, DACA recipients, etc.).

Tip! If you submitted a CA Dream Act App and are a non-resident, you must be eligible for in-state tuition fees under AB 540 to qualify for the Promise. Visit the Welcome Center via Zoom for assistance.

3. Enroll in your First Semester Classes & Request a Student Educational Plan (SEP) & Complete the New Student Orientation

Click on the New Student Orientation and Enrollment webpage and follow the instructions.

Note: You must enroll in at least 12 units or receive an exemption from Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) and ask SSD to send it to the FYE/Promise office.

Tip! Need help completing the requirements, please contact us via email at for call us at 818-778-5561 for assistance.

4. Complete a New Student Transition Program to learn more about LAVC's majors, Student Support Programs, and the Promise benefits.

Please check back after 4/1/2023 to sign up for a session.

Tip! Questions about the New Student Transition Program? Contact us via email at for call us at 818-778-5561 for assistance.

Office Hours and Location

Location: FYE Office, Counseling Department (SSA)
Mondays to Thursdays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed


Tel: (818) 778-5561