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NLMUSD - Norwalk High School

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. 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

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.

Benefits

  • 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

REQUIREMENTS | STUDENT FEES | IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

If you have questions about the Online Events below (Zoom Links, dates, and times) please contact:

6 ELIGIBILITY STEPS ONLINE EVENTS DEADLINES
Cerritos Complete Promise Program Information Presentation Zoom Presentation on TIME/DATE  

1. Submit a Cerritos College Summer 2022 Semester Application.

Apply at www.cerritos.edu, 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 noreply@cerritos.edu 

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 https://studentaid.gov/ 
List the Federal School Code for Cerritos College 001161

OR 

If you are not a citizen or eligible non-citizen and qualify for AB 540 status
Submit a California Dream Act Application at www.caldreamact.org  
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)

3. SUBMIT THE CERRITOS COMPLETE INTEREST FORM.

THIS FORM WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AFTER THE DEADLINE 3/2/22 -> THERE ARE NO LATE ADDS TO OUR PROGRAM.

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 www.cerritos.edu 
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. Complete Falcon Edge Orientation and complete a workshop with a Counselor

 

 

 

Sign-ups open February 2022

Complete the Orientation and workshop 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 and Workshop

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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