The California Promise at Sac State

 

The California Promise Program is a commitment on behalf of the California State University system to support entering first-year students and transfer students in the timely completion of their degrees through pledge programs.

At Sacramento State, the “California Promise” is delivered through the “Finish in Four” program for first-year students and the “Through in Two” program for transfer students. These programs provide incentives and support for students who commit to taking a minimum number of units per year with the goal of completing their degrees in 4 years or 2 years, respectively.


Finish in Four Pledge

Only admitted, incoming first-year students are eligible for the pledge.

Commitment:

  • Enrollment in at least 15 units per semester, or 30 units per year, including summer session classes, if needed.
  • Use of Smart Planner to plan all courses through graduation.
  • One appointment per semester with a general advisor, graduation advisor, or major advisor to review courses and degree planning.
  • Keep "on-track" with degree road map as determined by the Academic Requirements Report.
  • An overall GPA of at least 2.0 each semester of enrollment until completion of your degree. 

Benefits:

  • Priority registration for fall semester, spring semester, and summer session clases to stay "ontrack."
  • Grants up to $1,000 for summer session courses.
  • In-person appointments with an advisor each semester to review courses and degree progression.
  • The Sac State Rewards Program, which provides additional incentives through vouchers and discounts on campus goods and services.

Through in Two Pledge

Only admitted, incoming transfer students are eligible for the pledge.

Commitment:

  • Enrollment in at least 15 units per semester, or 30 units per year, as required to complete your bachelor’s degree, including summer session classes, if needed.
  • Use of Smart Planner to plan all courses through graduation.
  • One appointment per semester with a major advisor to review courses and degree planning.
  • Keep “on-track” with degree road map as determined by the Academic Requirements Report.
  • An overall GPA of at least 2.0 each semester of enrollment until the completion of your degree.

Benefits:

  • Priority registration for fall semester, spring semester, and summer session classes to stay “on track.”
  • Grants of up to $1,000 for summer session courses.
  • In-person appointments with an advisor each semester to review courses and degree progression.
  • The Sac State Rewards Program, which provides additional incentives through vouchers and discounts on campus goods and services.