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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

Have questions? You can now text us! 805-849-2349

We are extending the following awards for Hancock Promise Students:

  • Register in a minimum of 12 units for fall 2022 between April 27, 2022 - May 20, 2022 and get a $200 book grant.
  • Register in a minimum of 12 units for fall 2022 between May 21, 2022 - June 30, 2022 and get a $100 book grant.

Book grants will be issued the week of August 8, 2022. Check your myHancock e-mail in early August for more details.

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 805-922-6966 ext. 3264 or and thank you for choosing Allan Hancock College!