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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 INFORMATION

LATEST UPDATES

May 4, 2020: Given the ongoing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, our Promise partner colleges have granted a FINAL extension of the Financial Aid deadline. See below for the new deadlines. Need help completing the FAFSA or TASFA? Click here to connect with the Promise Team today!

Updated Financial Aid (FAFSA/TASFA) Deadline:

Aldine ISD – Lone Star College: May 15, 2020

Alief ISD – Houston Community College: May 31, 2020

Pasadena ISD – San Jacinto College: May 31, 2020

May 1, 2020: Our Partner colleges have updated guidance on how students can add their Social Security Number (SSN) to their college applications. This will allow the college to match your FAFSA application to your college application. Click hereto learn how to add your SSN. Not sure if you listed your SSN on your college application? The Promise Team can help! Click here.

April 17, 2020: Governor Greg Abbott announces the closure of schools through the end of the school year. The decision is intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while the state works to slowly re-open over the coming weeks.

Even though schools are physically closed – all schools will still provide remote learning and support for students. Please check with your school district for updates.

April 1, 2020: The Harris County Promise team is actively monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on our students and community. Our team will continue to support students and school staff virtually via email, text messaging, phone calls and video conferencing. 

Any information from school district and college partners that has an impact on our scholarship program will be shared with students and the community as quickly as possible. Check back frequently for updates.

March 25, 2020: The deadline to apply for a partner college has been extended to May 4.

PARTNER DISTRICT / COLLEGE UPDATES

School districts, colleges, and universities across the state are making adjustments for the Spring 2020 semester in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is information regarding our partner colleges and their efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Fall 2020 enrollment updates from partner colleges and universities will be added to this page as they develop.

Any information from school district and college partners that has an impact on our program will be shared with students and the community as quickly as possible. Check back frequently for updates.

ALIEF ISD

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PASADENA ISD

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ALDINE ISD

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HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

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SAN JACINTO COLLEGE

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LONE STAR COLLEGE

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