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Hancock Promise
First Year Free at AHC!

Your Future is Promising!

The Hancock Promise provides local high school graduates with a year of free tuition at Allan Hancock College! The Promise is open to all students who enroll at Hancock immediately after graduating from a high school located in the Allan Hancock Joint Community College District. Students who are home-schooled or completed their GED through a local adult education program within the district (GED and HiSET graduates) are also eligible.

Benefits for students include:

  • More than $1,200 in tuition and fees during first year at Allan Hancock College
  • Early registration for classes
  • Personalized counseling for academic success
  • Free tutoring and other academic support services


    We are extending the below awards for Hancock Promise students!!!
  • Register in a minimum of 12 units for fall 2021 between the priority registration date for New Hancock Promise Students – May 13, 2022 and get a $200 book grant
  • Register in a minimum of 12 units for fall 2021 between May 14 – June 30, 2022 and get a $100 book grant

Book grants will still be issued the week of August 8, 2022.

What kind of Hancock Promise student are you?

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High School Senior & Adult School StudentI'm currently in High School or adult school and will graduate this year.

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First-Year Promise Student

I have been awarded the Hancock Promise and will be starting my first year of College at Hancock.

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Extended Promise StudentI've completed my first year of college as a Promise student.

Resource Guide for Promise Students

Join Us at HancockJoin Us at Hancock! is a digital guide just for you. It identifies programs and services to meet your needs as a Hancock Promise student and includes a special Promise Calendar with key dates to follow.

Download your Join Us at Hancock! digital guide to find out how to access:


Check out the class schedule here.

Keep us posted. Let us know your questions. Please feel free to contact us at 805-347-7550 or and thank you for choosing Allan Hancock College!