The MiraCosta Promise will provide a year of college without fees and funding toward textbooks and instructional supplies to eligible students who commit to Promise requirements. The MiraCosta Promise is funded from a variety of current resources and private donations to the MiraCosta College Foundation.
In order to be eligible for the MiraCosta Promise, a participant must:
Students who complete the eligibility requirements will be automatically considered for the MiraCosta Promise
Eligible students who are interested in participating in the MiraCosta Promise must:
For more information about the MiraCosta Promise, contact the Financial Aid Office at 760.795.6711 or email. firstname.lastname@example.org .
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The MiraCosta College Student Guide is issued annually and lists credit courses offered by subject, semester (fall/spring/summer) and by time of day (day/evening/hybrid). Class details for the current semester, including meeting days/time, instructor, campus/room number, may be viewed online through SURF .
The MiraCosta College Community Education Bulletin is issued three times a year (fall, spring, and summer) and includes listings and descriptions of fee-based noncredit classes for work skills, health education, personal enrichment, children and teens, workshops and excursions.
The MiraCosta College Continuing Education Schedule is issued twice a year (summer/fall and spring) and includes listings and descriptions of free noncredit classes for adult high school , English as a second language , citizenship , parenting, short-term vocational, CISCO Networking Academy , and special courses for seniors .
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California State University San Marcos focuses on the student as an active participant in the learning process. As a Carnegie classified "community engaged" university , CSUSM students work closely with a faculty whose commitment to sustained excellence in teaching, research, and community partnership enhances student learning. The university offers rigorous undergraduate and graduate programs distinguished by exemplary teaching, innovative curricula, and the application of new technologies. CSUSM provides a range of services that respond to the needs of a student body with diverse backgrounds, expanding student access to an excellent and affordable education. As a public university, CSUSM grounds its mission in the public trust, alignment with regional needs, and sustained enrichment of the intellectual, civic, economic, and cultural life of our region and state.
California State University San Marcos will become a distinctive public university known for academic excellence, service to the community, and innovation in higher education. In its teaching and student services, CSUSM will combine the academic strengths of a large university with the personal interaction characteristic of smaller institutions. Students will select from a growing array of specialized programs responsive to state and regional needs. Our curriculum will emphasize a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences while it provides the knowledge, skills, competencies and experiences needed in a global society experiencing accelerated technological, social, and environmental change. A faculty of active scholars and artists will foster student learning through teaching that reflects ongoing discovery and experimentation, and that makes a difference in the life of our communities. CSUSM will celebrate and capitalize on its diversity to form a learning community committed to this shared vision.
California State University San Marcos is an academic community dedicated to the values of:
Intellectual engagement, community, integrity, innovation, and inclusiveness are CSUSM's core values and the foundation for our unique culture. We share an overarching commitment to student success and meeting the needs of the communities we serve. Our culture reflects the institution's growth and development over time (our history), creates the environment in which we do our daily work (our present), and helps shape the direction of the University (our future).
Civility and Respect
Communication and Collaboration
Support and Success
Building on an innovative 25-year history, California State University San Marcos is a forward-focused institution, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities and solving critical issues. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, the University is just a short distance from some of Southern California's best beaches and an hour from the US-Mexico border. CSUSM enrollment is over 15,000 and the university