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 (2020 high school graduates)

Feb. 15, 2020 Submit Seattle Promise application AND submit application to a Seattle College 
By April 15, 2020 Submit 2020-21 FAFSA or WASFA application
By April 30, 2020 Take English and math placement tests if needed
By April 30, 2020 Take the Registration Survey
June 2020 Graduate from a Seattle Public High School
By June 1, 2020 Complete your Financial Aid file (work with the Outreach Specialist in your high school to verify completion)
By Sept. 16, 2020 Confirm your fall schedule
Sept. 15 & 16, 2020 Attend Summer Bridge 2-day orientation 
Sept. 29, 2020 First day of classes!

1st Year Students (2019 high school graduates)

May 15, 2019 Attend Readiness Academy at a Seattle College and register for classes
Sept. 10 & 11, 2019 Attend Summer Bridge and get ready to start classes on Sept. 23
By Dec. 11, 2019 Check-in with your Retention Specialist
By March 25, 2020 Check-in with your Retention Specialist and register for spring quarter, discuss summer internship opportunities
By April 15, 2020 Complete your 2020-21 FAFSA or WASFA
By June 1, 2020 Complete your Financial Aid file (work with your Retention Specialist to verify completion)
By June 19, 2020 Check-in with your Retention Specialist and register for fall quarter classes (and discuss summer quarter options)

2nd Year Students (2018 high school graduates)

Sept. 23, 2019 Welcome back to classes!
By Dec. 11, 2019 Check-in with your Retention Specialist and register for winter quarter classes, discuss transfer and/or career plans
By March 25, 2020 Check-in with your Retention Specialist, register for spring quarter classes and apply for graduation
By May 22, 2020 Complete graduation paperwork with your Retention Specialist
By June 19, 2020 Check-in with your Retention Specialist
June 2020 Celebrate graduation! Details to follow.