Undocumented Student Services was established fall 2016 in the area of Retention, Outreach & Inclusive Student Services. Housed within the Multicultural Dream Center at CSU Channel Islands, Undocumented Student Services supports undocumented scholars in their pursuit of higher education. These services seek to provide caring, personalized resources and foster a supportive campus community dedicated to educational and personal success.

*URGENTInformation on Grant to cover DACA renewal fees(PDF, 1.5M)

Services we offer: 

  • Undocumented Student Ally Program for faculty and staff
  • Workshops on scholarhsips, graduate school, know your rights and more
  • Help with the submission of the AB540 affidavit
  • Help with the submision of the DREAM Act Application
  • Help with the submission of DACA renewal paperwork 
  • Undocumented Student Stoling Ceremony

If you are seeking additional support please contact our Counseling and Psycholgical Services (CAPS) clinicians in Bell Tower East 1867. There is also a 24/7 counseling services line at 805-437-2088 (press option 1), that you can contact for further support.

What is DACA? 

What is AB540? 

DACA Status Renewal Information (PDF, 1.3M)

DACA Announcement: Top 5 Things to Know (PDF, 415KB)

Chancellor White Memorandum 09/05/2017 (PDF, 104KB)

For information about these resources, please contact:

The Multicultural Dream Center, located in Bell Tower 1530, at mdc@csuci.edu or 805-437-8407.

Martha Zavala Perez, Coordinator of Underrepresented Student Initiatives, at martha.zavala@csuci.edu or 805-437-3667.

Events and Workshops

Adulting 101 (PDF, 273KB)

Intercultural Services (PDF, 205KB)

Undocu-logue Series, is a new program that will provide a safe space for speaking about the immigrant identity and provide the campus community with updated information. 

  • September 6 from 4 to 5 pm, in the Multicultural Dream Center
  • October 25 from 4 to 5 pm, in the Multicultural Dream Center
  • November 15 from 4 to 5 pm, in the Multicultural Dream Center

DACA Workshop, this is a returning event where undocumented students and their families will have access to immigration attorneys, know your rights information, and financial aid information. 

  • October 18 from 4 to 7 pm, in the Multicultural Dream Center.

Undocumented Student Ally Program 

Faculty and Staff on campus can choose to take part in our ally program to serve as allies to undocumented students on campus. The program offers three levels of training so that individuals can choose how involved they want to be and how much in depth knowledge they want. Students are able to identify allies by looking for "keys" posted around offices. Click here for more information and a list of allies. Red key with butterfly symbol that states "Undocumented Student Ally"

Additional Resources

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