2 Year California Promise Program

The two year pledge program is for transfer students entering with a completed Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) interested in completing their remaining requirements in two years.

California Promise Benefits

Students transferring into a similar program as their completed ADT who choose to participate in the program will receive a variety of benefits including:

  • Tailored Academic Advising
  • Priority Course Registration Appointments
  • Guaranteed graduation in no more than two years

California Promise Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the California Promise Program students must:

  • Be a transfer student with a verified Associate's Degree for Transfer (ADT) pursuing a similar major at CSU, Chico
  • Be a California resident

California Promise Student Conditions

Students who choose to participate in the program must meet the following conditions:

  • Remain enrolled in your ADT major and follow your Degree Progress Report and Smart Planner
  • Complete 30 semester units each academic year (may include winter and summer sessions)
  • Maintain a minimum 2.00 GPA each semester (including winter and summer sessions)
  • Maintain a minimum 2.00 major GPA
  • Each semester:
    • Meet with the program academic advisor
    • Meet with a faculty major advisor
    • Enroll in required courses when they are offered and/or available
    • Use the priority registration system and pay fees by the deadline
  • If eligible for financial aid, meet the annual financial aid application deadlines and requirements
  • Comply with all Chico State University administrative, judicial, and academic policies and procedures

California Promise Applications

Eligible students will receive an email from the California Promise advisor prior to the first semester. Students will be required to submit a California Promise Pledge Form. 

Statement of your interest does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Depending on volume of interest, space in the program may be limited.