College of the Desert is pleased to offer students the opportunity to take the plEDGE! The plEDGE Program provides 2017 & 2018 high school graduates (or equivalent) from the Coachella Valley* with two full years of free tuition and fees at College of the Desert!  

Participating students must commit to:

  • Full-time enrollment during the Fall & Spring semesters
  • Maintain good academic standing
  • Participate in 10 hours of community service
  • Take part in mentoring or internships
  • Attend a career pathway workshop at the COD Career and Workforce Solutions Center
  • Submit a FAFSA or Dream Act application that is received by the COD Financial Aid Office

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