Chabot College Promise Program


The Chabot Promise (No Enrollment Fees)



Students attending Chabot College as their first institution of higher education, and enrolled full-time (12 units or more) will be guaranteed No Enrollment Fees for the First Year (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024).



What Does it Cover?


The Chabot College Promise Program will cover the $46 per unit enrollment/tuition fee at Chabot College only.

Students are responsible for any books, supplies and materials fees that a class requires, as well as other non-tuition fees. See college fees.

Chabot Promise 
Financial Aid Advisor

Building & room Student Services, Bldg. 700

Phone 510.723.7673


staff Ariel Nelson (She/Her)



  • Office must receive FAFSA or Dream Act Application by August 1st, 2023.

  • Must enroll in 12 or more units per semester, Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.

  • Must be a First Time college student, and not have attended any other institution of higher education. Excludes prior concurrent enrollment students, and immediate prior summer enrollment, i.e. Summer 2023.

  • Must be a California resident or AB 540 student.

  • There is no income requirement.

  • There is no minimum high school GPA requirement.

How Does it Work

  1. Apply to Chabot College

  2. Submit FAFSA or CA Dream Act

  3. Complete and meet all Chabot College Promise Program requirements.

  4. Incoming students completing the previous steps will automatically be considered for the Chabot College Promise, and will receive either: 

    The California College Promise Grant (CCPG) fee waiver (based on income eligibility)



    The Chabot College Promise will pay for their $46/unit enrollment fees (does not include other campus fees such as health, activity, student representation, parking, or books and supplies).

  5. Must successfully complete a minimum of 12 units with at least a 2.0 GPA in Fall semester to be considered for Spring semester award. 


Students who apply through the FAFSA or Dream Act Application (CADAA) may also be eligible for additional financial aid by submitting additional documents of verification as found in CLASS-Web under the Student Services/Financial Aid menu.

The Chabot College Promise students will also receive priority consideration for the large variety of Special Programs and Services.

Financial Aid Application Links



Application Assistance

In-person & online support for financial aid applications!

(FAFSA, CADAA, & CCPG Fee Waiver)




Free Application for Federal Student Aid

(US Citizens, Permanent Residents, Eligible Noncitizens)



CA Dream Act Application

(Undocumented Students, DACA Recipients, TPS/ U-Visa Holders)



CA College Promise Grant 

(Fee Waiver)