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College of the Desert is pleased to offer students the opportunity to take the plEDGE! The plEDGE program provides 2017 & 2018 high school graduates (or equivalent) from the Coachella Valley* with two full years of free tuition and fees at College of the Desert!  

Participating students must commit to full time enrollment as well as participate in 10 hours of community service, mentoring or internships, career preparation, and maintain good academic standing. Applicants must submit a FAFSA or Dream Act application that is received​ by the COD Financial Aid Office.  

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If you have any questions please contact Katie Chartier, 760-674-7635 or kchartier@collegeofthedesert.edu ​

​​​​​​*"Coachella Valley" refers to areas served by one of the following school districts - Coachella Valley Unified, Desert Sands Unified, Desert Center Unified, or Palm Springs Unified - for at least 1 year and 1 day.  Students may have to complete a residency application with A&R to determine residency. 

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