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Resources for Undocumented Students

As a leader in higher education, the California State University is deeply committed to ensuring academic opportunities are available to all the state's studen​ts, regardless of citizenship status.

If you are an undocumented student, there are many resources available to you -- from grants, loans and scholarships to legal and campus support services.

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  • DACA Updates

    On June 18, 2020​, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected the Trump administration's recission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White calls the decision "a truly outstanding and welcome outcome," and pledges that the university will continue to urge Congress to pass legisation for a permanent solution.

  • Stay Current on D​ACA

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  • Legal Support Services

    CSU students and employees: Find out where to get free legal assistance and services on your campus.

    Community members:  Visit this page to find immigration resources in your area.​​

  • Find Legal Help

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  • Admission​s Process

    Learn what's required for students seeking an AB 540 / AB 2000 / SB 68 exemption.

  • See Admissions Information

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  • Financial Aid

    The California Dream Act allows undocumented students to apply for scholarships and financial aid.

  • Explore Financial Aid

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  • Communications and Guidance

    Find communications from Chancellor White, frequently asked questions, webinars and other resources on how to best serve undocumented students.​

  • Read the Communications

About AB 540/2000 and the California Dream Act

These important pieces of legislation have given undocumented students unpreceden​​​ted access to a CSU ​education.

Learn More About This Legislation

Other Resources

Explore helpful resources and information available ​to undocumented students.

See the Resources​