"Good advising may be the single most underestimated characteristic of a successful college experience." – R.J.Light

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 Student Conditions

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

  • Be a transfer student with a verified Associate's Degree for Transfer (ADT) pursuing a similar major at CSU, Chico
  • Be a California resident
  • Enroll in classes during the established priority registration period and pay fees by the required deadlines
  • Complete 30 degree applicable units each academic year (may include winter and summer sessions)
  • Maintain a minimum 2.00 GPA each term (including winter and summer sessions)
  • Maintain a minimum 2.00 major GPA
  • Meet with the California Promise advisor in Academic Advising Programs
  • Meet with a faculty major advisor
  • Complete a two-year educational plan using Smart Planner within the Student Center

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.