- High school seniors graduating from a service area high school who complete all requirements of the Early Decision program. Service area high schools currently participating in the Early Decision program are: Azusa, Claremont, Duarte, Gladstone, Glendora, Monrovia, San Antonio, Sierra, and Whitcomb high schools.
- In the event that Citrus College is invited by a high school outside of Citrus College's service area to offer the Early Decision program, then the students who complete all requirements of Early Decision program at those high schools will also be eligible. High schools outside the service area that are currently participating in the Early Decision program for fall 2020 are: Arcadia, Baldwin Park, Bonita, Charter Oak, Covina, Fairvalley, Northview, Pomona, San Dimas, Sierra Vista, and South Hills high schools.
- Graduating high school seniors who reside in Citrus College's service area and attend a private high school or are home schooled may participate in the Open Early Decision Day at Citrus College to be eligible for the program. This option has limited seating and will be offered on a first-come first-served basis. For additional information on the Open Early Decision Day, including RSVP information, please review
Eligibility FAQs three through six.
- Complete the requirements of the Early Decision program.
- Submit a FAFSA or California Dream Act application, each year. Students must complete all required forms from the Financial Aid office prior to the first day of the fall semester.
- Address (clear) any registration holds prior to the first day of the fall semester.
- If eligible, apply to Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) program.
- Sign the "I Will Complete College" pledge.
- Declare a course of study/major before the end of the first year.
- Complete a comprehensive Student Educational Plan by the start of the second year.
- Enroll full-time (minimum 12 units) consecutively throughout the duration of the two-year promise program in fall and spring semester each academic year. Students who do not enroll full-time in fall and spring semester will no longer continue in the program. The promise program pays for all mandatory fees during eligible semesters and students are strongly encourage to enroll in at least 15 units each semester to ensure timely completion of their academic program.
- Must enroll in English and/or math every semester until required courses are completed.
- Maintain a minimum of 2.0 GPA before the start of the spring semester of year one.
- Complete 30 units of coursework prior to the start of fall semester of year two.
Do you have questions about requirements? If so, please review