College of the Desert is pleased to offer students the opportunity to take the plEDGE! The plEDGE Program provides 2023 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:

  • Completing the EDGE Summer Bridge Program
  • Enrolling full-time during the Fall & Spring semesters
  • Maintaining good academic standing
  • Completing 10 hours of community service
  • Attending a career pathway workshop at the COD Career and Workforce Solutions Center
  • Completing a financial aid file 

 Contact the EDGE office for more information at or 760.636.7970