For Faculty, Staff, and Allies

Resources for Staff and Faculty

  • Inform students of the resources available to undocumented students & mixed status families attending UC schools
  • Refer students to resources including CAPS, Undocumented Student Coordinator, Financial Aid, etc.
  • Attend an UndocuAlly Training & Know Your Rights presentations
  • Stay informed & connected to recent developments

Statements of Support

UC welcomes and supports students without regard to their immigration status. The university issued a statement of principles (pdf) reaffirming its commitment to vigorously protect the privacy and civil rights of our undocumented students as we do all members of our community.

Below you will find various statements of support for undocumented students throughout the years.

  • Chancellor on DACA (June 18, 2020)
  • Statement of Support of Undocumented Students at UCSB (May 6, 2020)

Community Resources

The Coalition works in collaboration with existing community groups to provide workshops and seminars that share resources, create allies, and open dialogue about AB 540.

The California Student Opportunity & Access Program (Cal-SOAP) is a part of the Community Action Commission (CAC) of Santa Barbara. The partnership provides services to local high school students with tutoring and financial aid advising.

A non-profit group in Santa Barbara County whose mission is to provide educational scholarships for the benefit of students who do not have access to federal sources of financial aid.

The 805 UndocuFund is a collective effort among Ventura and Santa Barbara County-based grassroots organizations to assist local undocumented immigrant individuals and families who have been economically impacted by the Thomas Fire and the mudslides in its aftermath and are excluded from many relief programs such as FEMA assistance and Disaster Unemployment Assistance.

Other Resources