Eligibility Requirements


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  • Must be formerly incarcerated: on or off parole/probation.
  • Must be residing or paroling or on probation in Los Angeles County.
  • Ability to perform college level course work.
  • Be motivated to succeed and benefit from a college education.
  • Maintain satisfactory progress by taking and completing at least 6 units each term. 
  • Submit CSU Mentor Admissions Application.
  • Submit a Financial Aid Application.
  • Must complete an intake form.
Additional Requirements for First-Time freshman
  • Submit High School Transcripts/GED
  • Submit ACT or SAT Scores
Additional Requirements for Transfer Students
  • Have completed 56-60 units
  • Submit transcripts for each college attended