The Promise at LAVC

Promise students receive the following benefits:

  • Free tuition for two years
    Receive free tuition for two years (Fall and Spring Semesters only.
  • Register for classes before other students
    Get priority registration, which allows you to register in classes before other students.
  • $100 Deposit to a BankMobile Account
    Receive a $100 deposit to your BankMobile account during the Fall and Spring semesters.
    Deposit to your BankMobile account will be made after the third week of the fall or spring semester and Promise staff confirms you completed all the Promise components.
  • FREE Chromebook
    Receive a FREE Chromebook that you get to keep
  • Paid Employment/Internship
    Get help from a career coach and opportunities for paid employment and internships through the LACP Works program.
  • FREE Travel Abroad Opportunity
    A travel aboard opportunity to eligible participants through the MaYa Program.
  • First Year Experience Program (FYE) & Second Year Experience (SYE)
    Be a part of LAVC’s First Year Experience (FYE) Program and Second Year Experience (SYE) Program that offers academic support services to help you be successful in for first TWO years of college:
    • Access to Coaches and Mentors
      Get exclusive access to success coaches and mentors to help you succeed at LAVC. The coach will connect you to your Career and Academic Pathway (CAP) team for personalize support and resources related to your major and your mentor will help you acclimate to the academic and social expectations of college life.

    • Free Tutoring and Success Workshops
      Receive free academic tutoring and free workshops that help prepare you to transfer to a university, explore career options, learn about financial aid, and improve your writing skills.
    • Campus Activities
      Get involved and stay connected outside of the classroom by attending campus activities. Our Associated Student Union (ASU/ASO) offer many great opportunities to be engaged on campus, whether by joining a club or attending campus events.

If you meet the first and second year LA College Promise requirements.


Office Hours and Location

Mondays to Tursdays: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
Fridays: 8:30AM - 1:00PM
Saturdays to Sundays: Closed

FYE Office, Counseling Department (SSA)


Phone: (818) 778-5561