In light of the executive order to contain the novel coronavirus, Outreach and Retention specialists are available to support remotely. Program dates and deadlines are proceeding as posted.

Maintain Your Eligibility

You've worked hard to become a Seattle Promise scholar. To remain eligible, scholars are required to attend the following events and check-ins as well as maintain good class attendance and academic standing. Scholars must also register each quarter and complete the appropriate financial aid applications for their second year.

Incoming Students (2021 high school graduates)

Feb. 1, 2021 Submit Seattle Promise application AND submit application to a Seattle College 
By April 15, 2021 Submit 2020-21 FAFSA or WASFA application
By May 1, 2021 Confirm college you are attending and complete placement for classes (recommended)
May 19, 21, 26, June 2,5,9 2021 Attend Readiness Academy*
*students must have completed English and math placement to participate.
June 2021 Graduate from a Seattle Public High School
By June 11, 2021 Complete your Financial Aid file (work with the Outreach Specialist in your high school to verify completion)
Sept. 14 & 15, 2021 Attend Summer Bridge 2-day orientation 
Sept. 20, 2021 First day of classes!

1st Year Students (2020 high school graduates)

May 30, 2020 Complete Readiness Academy Survey
July 31, 2020 Complete Financial Aid file
Sept. 15 & 16, 2020 Attend Virtual Summer Bridge
Sept. 28, 2020 Check your email and log into Canvas for your first day of classes
By Dec. 11, 2020 Check-in with your Retention Specialist and register for winter quarter
By March 19, 2021 Check-in with your Retention Specialist, register for spring quarter, and discuss summer internship opportunities
By April 15, 2021 Complete your 2021-22 FAFSA or WASFA
By June 11, 2021 Complete your Financial Aid file (work with your Retention Specialist to verify completion)
By June 18, 2021 Check-in with your Retention Specialist and register for fall quarter classes (and discuss summer quarter options)

2nd Year Students (2019 high school graduates)

Sept. 28, 2020 Check your email and log into Canvas for your first day of classes
By Dec. 11, 2020 Check-in with your Retention Specialist and register for winter quarter classes, discuss transfer options and/or career plans
By March 19, 2021 Check-in with your Retention Specialist, register for spring quarter classes and apply for graduation
By May 1, 2021 Complete graduation paperwork with your Retention Specialist
By June 18, 2020 Check-in with your Retention Specialist
June 2021 Celebrate graduation! Details to follow.