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Cerritos Complete Requirements

YOU MUST BE A GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR or an adult completing HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY AT an adult school during Oct 2020-June 2021*:

*The Cerritos Complete Promise Program is only available to our partner unified school districts.

5 Eligibility Steps (2020-2021)



1. Submit a Cerritos College Summer 2021 Semester Application.


October 1, 2020 - February 26, 2021

2. (a) Submit FAFSA or DREAM Act Application for 2021-2022.

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

(a) October 1, 2020 - March 2, 2021

(b) April 30, 2021 (priority deadline for Financial Aid)

3. Submit the Cerritos Complete Intent Form

October 5, 2020 - March 2, 2021

4. Submit the Placement Forms for Math, English/ESL, and Reading. Students must login to their MyCerritos account in order to submit the two online forms. High School students will need to answer questions based on their high school transcript.

October 5, 2020 - March 10, 2021


5. (a) Sign-up and complete a Falcon Edge Orientation Workshop & the 30-minute counseling appointment. Sign-ups and the workshops will start in March.  Enrollment for Fall classesmstarts June 6, 2021* Tentative.

(b) Enroll in classes in your MyCerritos account – You can enroll once you complete the Orientation

  • Summer semester is optional. You can get ahead on your 1st Year Requirement! Enroll in a Summer 2021 Counseling Class (COUN 101B or COUN 200) in your MyCerritos account after you complete your Falcon Edge Orientation Workshop and one-on-one counseling appointment.
  • 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.

(a) Sign-ups and workshops open March 2021. Complete the workshop and appointment by June 6, 2021

(b) Make sure to enroll in your classes. Your priority enrollment begins June 6, 2021

Deadline to enroll in Fall semester classes is July 1, 2021.

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.

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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