Grossmont Union High School District

East County Education Alliance

Grossmont/Cuyamaca College Promise - Free College! Now for Two Years!

Grossmont Cuyamaca College Promise. Are you a first time colege student? Free tution for your first year.


Two Years of FREE college is available for students through the Grossmont Cuyamaca College Promise program!

In order for a student to participate in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca College Promise and receive one-year tuition-free, students meet the following requirements:
  • Be a first-time college student (California resident or AB540 eligible)
  • Sign the Promise pledge– Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or CA Dream Act Application
  • Complete the college on-boarding process (Application, Orientation, Assessment, and Education Plan)
  • Attend as a full-time student (at least 12 units per semester)
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher to remain eligible for spring semester
In order to receive a year two tuition-free, students must maintain full-time status and meet minimum gpa requirements.  See for more information.