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 Spring 2020. Be sure to do your FAFSA in order to qualify for help with tuition and expenses.

EVC Promise (San Jose Promise)​

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