Higher Education for AB 540 Students
We are an institutional and educational program that provides free resources, reduces financial stress, and creates a safe learning environment for all students with an emphasis on undocumented/AB 540 information.
We are dedicated to empowering students, building leadership skills, promoting social justice, and advocating for higher education.
Computer and Printing Services
Scholarship and Transfer Information
Peer Advisors and Tutors
Book Loan Program
Access to Counselor
Who is an undocumented student?
Undocumented students are foreign nationals who come to the U.S. without legal documentation or have overstayed their visas. They may be eligible for in-state tuition under AB 540 at public colleges and universities in CA.
What is AB 540?
Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) allows undocumented students or non-California residents to qualify for in-state tuition. There are 3 requirements to be eligible for AB540:
Download a form here.
What is the CA DREAM Act?
The CA DREAM Act includes 2 Assembly Bills:
AB 130 allows students who are eligible for AB 540 to apply for and receive non-state funded scholarships for public colleges and universities in CA.
AB 131 allows students who are eligible for AB 540 to apply for and receive state-funded financial aid such as institutional grants, community college fee waivers, Cal Grant, and Chafee Grant.
Apply at: https://dream.csac.ca.gov/ *
*Applications due yearly on March 2nd
Office: Lower level of the Hinson Campus Center, Room 132
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