Seattle Promise

Seattle Promise Scholars

Seattle Promise is the City of Seattle's college tuition and student success program designed to provide the financial support and personal guidance needed to thrive in college. The program is open to all Seattle public high school graduates regardless of grade point average (GPA), income or country of birth. 

For more information about the Seattle Promise Program and eligibility, check out this page! In addition to college tuition, the City of Seattle ORCA Opportunity Program provides Seattle Promise Scholars with a free, unlimited use ORCA card while enrolled in the program.  

2021-2022 School Year

ORCA cards will be distributed during Summer Bridge on September 14 and 15, 2021. You do not need to complete any forms to pick-up your card. Staff will be on each campus during the lunch and evening hours to distribute cards. Please contact Seattle Promise staff with additional questions about the schedule for Summer Bridge.

  

If you have a lost/ damaged card or any additional questions, please email ORCAOpportunity@seattle.gov or call/text 206-256-ORCA (6722). All replacement cards will be issued at no cost.

For more information about the ORCA Opportunity Program, please see the ORCA Opportunity FAQ. For more information about the ORCA Opportunity Program, please see the ORCA Opportunity FAQ.