Promise 2 Finish Admitted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Gateway’s Promise 2 Finish program! We’re excited that you’ve taken the next step toward completing your college degree and have access to all the big advantages Gateway offers, including:

  • Up to eight semesters tuition-free (Worth $10,500!)
  • Participation in Learning Communities, one-on-one mentoring from your Promise Coordinator and hands-on support to help you stay on track to graduation
  • State-of-the-art facilities, classrooms and technology
  • Flexible programs offered part-time and online so you can learn on your schedule

Your responsibilities as a Promise 2 Finish student include:

  • Enroll in a minimum of 15 credits per academic year over the course of at least two semesters
  • Maintain a 2.0 program GPA and financial aid satisfactory progress each semester
  • Reapply for financial aid every year
  • Participate in the Kickoff Meeting, Learning Community and Gateway 2 Success course
  • Develop an academic plan
  • Be actively enrolled in one academic program that meets eligibility for financial aid

Here are your next steps in the program to ensure you have all the information you need as a new Gateway Promise 2 Finish student:

  • Kick-off Meeting: All Promise 2 Finish students are required to attend a Kick-Off Meeting to meet their peers and mentors, learn more about the program and prepare for the semester. Kick-off Meeting date and time will be announced soon.
  • Develop an academic plan: You will meet with an advisor who will help you create an academic plan that will best help you achieve your goals.
  • Before the semester begins: Log in to My Gateway to check your schedule and be sure you’re signed up for Gateway to Success, a class required by all new Gateway students to assist you in your transition to college.
  • During the semester: You’ll gain support through your Learning Community, one-on-one mentoring and coaching from a Promise Coordinator as you complete your classes and get closer to graduation.

We can’t wait to see what the future holds for you as a Gateway Red Hawk!