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Undocumented Student Information

College of DuPage is committed to helping all students achieve a quality education. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students are able to continue their education at COD. Undocumented students have always been welcome and COD and we are able to assist you regardless of your race, color, religion or creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, arrest record, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service and citizenship status.

For more information on DACA, visit the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). 

Undocumented Student Scholarships

DACA Financial Aid

Undocumented students including DACA students, are not eligible for for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You may be eligible for state or college financial aid in addition to private scholarships.

United States Citizenship

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can provide you with more information about the process of becoming a U.S. citizen. If your social security card is lost or stolen, you can get a replacement card through the Social Security Administration. 

Resources for Educators

Contact Information

Elizabeth Gomez De la Casa, DACA Liaison for College of DuPage
Email: gomezdelacasae@cod.edu