EVC Promise (San Jose Promise)

​​​ EVC Promise (San Jose Promise)

​EVC commits to:

  • Serve 125 new students who have graduated from a San Jose high school in 2019
  • Enroll graduating San Jose high school students with a focus and specific outreach to underrepresented, low-income, undocumented (AB 540) and first-generation-​to-college students
  • Cover 60 units of a "cost free"
    education, that includes tuition,
    textbook voucher, Eco Pass (VTA Transportation),
    and health fee
  • Provide academic and student support services for academic success

EVC Promise students commit to:

    • Complete all eligible financial aid applications
    • Enroll in and complete a minimum of 12 units each semester
    • Earn and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 each semester
    • Enroll in and successfully complete either math or English courses (in addition to courses within student’s education plan) each semester
    • Attend required appointments with a EVC Promise counselor
    • Attend required orientations, focus group meetings, writing and math workshops
    • Participate in mentorship, internship, civic or community service opportunities

Contact Info:

Catherine Kost

​Catherine Kost

Program Coordinator, EVC Promise/Transfer
2019-2020 Promise Programs
See Flyer for more info.


The EVC Promise Application is CLOSED for Fall, 2019.

EVC Promise (San Jose Promise)​

EVC Promise (San Jose Promise) Website Hyperlink​
EVC Supporting Page