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Undocumented Student Aid

Undocumented Student Aid

California Dream Act (AB 540 Eligible)

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Financial Aid is available to Dream Act students' attending a California community college.

You are a Dream Act student (AB 540 eligible) if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • Attended a California high school for at least three years; OR attained the equivalent of at least three years of credits from a California high school and attended at least three full years at California K-12 schools;


  • Graduated from a California high school, got a GED or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam;
  • Are registered or enrolled at a California community college;


  • If required, complete an affidavit saying you have fled (or will file when you are eligible to do so) for legal immigration status.

Please see the college Admissions Office to determine if you are AB 540 eligible.



Tú eres un estudiante de la ley Dream Act (que califica para AB 540) si cumples con todos los siguientes requisitos: 

  • Asistió a una escuela preparatoria de California por un mínimo de tres años o obtuvo el equivalente de al menos de tres años de créditos de una preparatoria de California y asistió por lo menos tres años completos en escuelas de kinder hasta grado 12 en California;


  • Se graduó de una escuela preparatoria de California, obtuvo un GED o aprobó el examen de suficiencia de la escuela preparatoria de California;
  • Está registrado o inscrito en un colegio comunitario de California;


  • Si se requiere, complete una declaración jurada donde diga que presentó la solicitud (o lo hará cuando sea elegible) para tener una situación migratoria legal

Por favor consulta con la Oficina de Admisiones de tu colegio para determinar si calificas para AB 540.

California Dream Loan Program

The California DREAM Loan Program provides eligible undocumented AB 540 undergraduates with the option to borrow loans to help cover the cost of attending a university.

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