Mesa Journeys



Promise Contact INFO

Location: I4-101 (Student Services)
Phone: (619) 388-2230

Promise Coordinator

Karla Trutna

Student Services Technician

Donnaly Atajar

Promise Counselor

Miriam Pacheco

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San Diego Promise
year 1 cohort

This information is for current Year 1 San Diego Promise Students who entered the program in the 2021-2022 school year. If you have questions about the Promise program, please email your inquiry to with your full name and student ID number. 

Year 1 Promise Requirements

Attend a campus Promise orientation
Enroll in at least 12 units during Fall and Spring semester
Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA
Meet with a counselor once per semester (any counselor at Mesa College counts toward this requirement): Promise Counselor Drop-in Request
Attend one Mesa College event per semester: Campus Engagement Requirement Submission Form
Complete a mid-semester progress report online each semester
Complete a comprehensive education plan by the end of Spring 2022

Financial Aid Application

To remain eligible for the San Diego Promise program, Mesa College must have successsfully received your 2021-2022 financial aid application (FAFSA or CA Dream Act). To participate in Year 2 of the Promise program, please be sure to submit your 2022-2023 financial aid application as soon as possible.


We encourage you to review Promise program requirements and other details on the Promise Canvas Page. You may also sign up for the Year 1 Mailing List to receive the weekly Promise newsletter.

Promise Canvas Page

Year 1 Mailing List Opt-in: