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Next Steps

I’ve Applied. Now What?

Please follow the steps below in order for your Promise application to be considered for review. Spaces are limited.

Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis pending program funds. It is important that you follow these next steps in order for your Promise application to be considered.

Complete the FAFSA or the California Dream Act application and include Palomar College school code 001260. You must have a valid financial aid application on file with the college.
•Log on to your MyPalomar (eServices) to track your financial aid status
•For quick questions, email finaid@palomar.edu,
•Visit our Financial Aid website or check out our Financial Aid TV video selections for general information.

Questions? Call the Financial Aid Office at (760) 744-1150, ext. 2366

Activate your Palomar student email account. Financial Aid and Promise will only send emails to your Palomar student email account. Please check this email account frequently for important updates. For instructions on how to access your Palomar student email click here.

 

Questions? Call the Palomar College Information Services Help Desk at (760) 744-1150, ext. 2140 or dial directly using (760) 891-7140.

Orientation is mandatory for new students. Visit www.palomar.edu/orientation to complete your orientation online or to sign up for an in-person orientation.

 

Questions? Call the Orientation & Follow-Up Services Office at (760) 744-1150, ext. 3783

Make a counseling appointment to develop your educational plan. Contact the TLC San Marcos at (760) 744-1150, ext. 3931 to schedule your one-on-one appointment with a counselor. You may also contact the Counseling Department at (760) 891-7511 to schedule an appointment. Students participating in other special programs may also schedule a counseling appointment with their respective programs.

Contact the TLC San Marcos to schedule your Counseling Appointment at (760) 744-1150, ext. 3931 or General Counseling at (760) 891-7511.

Use your priority registration date to register for classes on eServices/MyPalomar (Click here for instructions). With priority registration, you have a better chance of getting the classes you want, when and where you want them.

Reminder: In order to be eligible for Promise, you must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units by July 12, 2019 (waitlisted classes do not count towards full-time status).

You can also attend Discover Palomar in June to receive assistance with registering for classes, and to familiarize yourself with campus programs and resources.  Learn more about why you should attend Discover Palomar at www.palomar.edu/discoverpalomar.

Stay Connected

Follow us on social media to get the latest news on Palomar Promise. Click on the link below to connect to our social media account.

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link to remind accountOpt in to receive text messages via our REMIND account. Text @77bk22 to the number 81010.

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Download the Palomar College Mobile app to add/drop classes, pay fees, and find textbooks.

Questions? Call the TLC San Marcos at (760) 744-1150, ext. 3931.

Students may track their Palomar Promise status by visiting their MyPalomar (eServices) portal.

Promise Applicant

What does this mean?

An eligible student who has applied for the Palomar Promise program.

Prospective Promise Student

What does this mean?

An eligible student who has completed the following:

  1. Submitted the Palomar Promise application
  2. Completed, submitted and have on record with Palomar College his/her FAFSA or CA Dream Act application
  3. Received official notification from the college that his/her Promise status has changed to Prospect

Confirmed Promise Student

What does this mean?

An eligible student who has completed the following:

  • Submitted the Palomar Promise application
  • Completed, submitted and have on record with Palomar College his/her FAFSA or CA Dream Act application
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 12 units by the stated deadline
  • Received official notification from the college that his/her Promise status has changed to Confirm

Promise Status Notification

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There will be two rounds of notifications sent to Palomar Promise applicants regarding their status. Please keep in mind that spaces are limited and priority will be given on a first-come, first served basis to students who have met all requirements.

Eligible students who have submitted their Palomar Promise application and have completed, submitted and have on record with Palomar College their FAFSA or California Dream Act will be notified in April that their status has been updated from Promise Applicant to Prospective Promise student.

In order to maintain eligibility and be considered for Palomar Promise, Prospective Promise students must enroll in a minimum of 12 units for fall 2019 by July 12, 2019. Waitlisted classes do not count. logo of Palomar Promise

Prospective Promise students who are enrolled in full-time status by the deadline will receive a second notification in mid-late July informing them that their status has been updated from Prospective Promise student to Confirmed Promise student. Confirmed Promise students will be provided with
information about when/how they will receive their parking permit and access their Palomar Promise textbook account.

*All communications will be sent to the students' Palomar student email account.

Students who have been Confirmed for Palomar Promise , please read the important updates by clicking here.

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