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The Cerritos Complete Promise Program is a great opportunity for students to smoothly transition to college. This program provides opportunities for students to obtain the skills and knowledge needed for college, explore a variety of careers, save money on their college education, and graduate from college on-time. 


The Cerritos Complete Promise Program is available to our partner district students graduating high school or completing their equivalency from adult schools in 2021-2022. Students must complete all 6 eligibility steps by the deadlines.


  • Two-years free tuition (in-state rates only)
  • Two-years of early enrollment
  • Step by step assistance to prepare you for College
  • One-on-one counseling and advisement
  • Career exploration
  • Personalized education plans


If you have questions about the Online Events below (Zoom Links, dates, and times) please contact your High School Point Counselors, Genessis Macias at (562) 926-5566 x21714 or 

Cerritos Complete Promise Program Information Presentation Zoom Presentation on TIME/DATE  

1. Submit a Cerritos College Summer 2022 Semester Application.

Apply at, click apply now, create an Open CCC account, and then submit your application.

Within 24-72 hours you will receive an email with your Cerritos College Student ID Number from

Your Cerritos College Student ID is a 7-digit number and starts with a number -> 2******)

College Application Workshop: Zoom Presentation on TIME/DATE

October 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022


2. (a) Submit FAFSA or DREAM Act Application for 2022-2023.

Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at 
List the Federal School Code for Cerritos College 001161


If you are not a citizen or eligible non-citizen and qualify for AB 540 status
Submit a California Dream Act Application at 
List the School Code for Cerritos College 00116100

(b) Submit additional paperwork to Cerritos College Financial Aid.

Financial Aid Information Workshop: Zoom Presentation on TIME/DATE

(a) October 1, 2021 - March 2, 2022

(b) April 30, 2022 (priority deadline for Financial Aid)



Students must have a Cerritos College Student ID #
(Example – 2211111) in order to submit your form.


OCTOBER 5, 2021 - MARCH 2, 2022


4. Complete your Math and English/ESL Placement (Self-Report Tool) in your MyCerritos account. High School students will need to answer questions based on their high school transcript.

Go to 
Click Quick Links
Click MyCerritos
Login to your MyCerritos account using your Cerritos College Student ID number and password
Once in MyCerritos screen, scroll down to the lower right-hand corner of the screen. Will find “Placement” section.
Click on “English/ESL SRT” link to complete placement process for an English/ESL course placement.
Click on “Math SRT” link to complete placement process for math course placement.

You must complete both SRT links to receive placement results.

Please allow 2 – 3 business days to post to unofficial transcripts and have Assessment hold removed.

Login to your MyCerritos account to complete this requirement.

October 5, 2021 - March 31, 2022

5. (a) Complete a Falcon Edge Orientation Workshop and (b) 30 Minute Counseling Appointment-up. Sign-ups and the workshops will start in March.  Enrollment for Fall classes starts June 8, 2021* Tentative.

(a) Sign up for the Workshop at 
Click the link for “Available Falcon Edge Orientation Workshops”
Login using your Cerritos College Student ID and password
Click Make Appointments
Click Find Appointments
Select the * for the one you can attend
Select the Reason as “New Student Information”
Enter your Cell phone and email
Click Continue
You will see your scheduled appointment for the Orientation Workshop

(b) You can only sign up for the 30 Minute Counseling appointment after you complete the Workshop. 


Sign-ups and workshops open March 2022

Complete the workshop and 30-minute appointment by April 30, 2022

6. Enroll in classes in your Summer (optional) and Fall semester classes (mandatory) in your MyCerritos account – You can enroll once you complete the Falcon Edge Orientation Workshop and 30 Minute Counseling Appointment-up

Summer semester is optional.

  • You can get ahead on your 1st Year Requirement! Enroll in a Summer 2022 Counseling Class (COUN 101B or COUN 200) in your MyCerritos account.

Fall semester is mandatory.

  • Students must enroll and successfully pass (Grades of C or better) their Counseling, Math and English/ESL classes in Fall semester and
    Students must keep taking Math and English/ESL classes until they complete transfer level (Example: Math 112/PSYC 210 and English 100). When students successfully complete transfer level, they meet their academic requirements for Cerritos Complete.

Make sure to enroll in your required classes

Your SUMMER priority enrollment begins April 20, 2022

Your FALL priority enrollment begins June 8, 2022

Deadline to enroll in Fall semester classes is July 1, 2022

Enroll as early as you can because if you do not enroll in math and English/ESL you will not be able to continue in the program

*All steps and dates are subject to change.

Students that successfully complete all 6 eligibility steps by the deadlines will be admitted into the Cerritos Complete Promise Program. 

Once students are accepted into the Cerritos Complete Promise Program, they must complete their college requirements to stay eligible during their freshman and sophomore years.

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