SLCC Promise
Utah Statewide
General Information

Salt Lake Community College

What primary types of students are eligible for the Promise? Youth would be a recent high school graduate (or current high school student). Adult students may have some college but no degree. Special populations will most likely be DREAMERs.

Adult, Recent High School Grad

First-dollar programs provide tuition assistance regardless of federal financial aid. Last-dollar programs provide tuition assistance after considering federal financial aid (e.g., Pell Grant). Plus programs provide some kind of monetary support for expenses other than tuition.

Last Dollar

2 year or less

One year = two semesters; Two years (Associate Degree) = four semesters. A Promise that may go up to a Bachelor's degree level will be 4+

4+ semester(s)



Program Requirements


This questions aligns with "Promise" populations

Adult, Recent HS Graduate

Full Time

In-state Residency

Recipients must be Utah residents, receive a Federal Pell Grant, be enrolled full–time, be a degree seeking student having attempted less than 90 college credit hours

Income restrictions

Must be Pell eligible.


Full-time status is defined as 12 or 15 credits per semester (24 or 30 per year). Part-time is less than those levels.



SLCC Promise helps eligible students pay for their education by covering the cost of tuition and fees when federal grants fall short. The Promise is intended to remove economic barriers and to provide a pathway for SLCC students to complete their degrees.
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