CSP - AB 540 Resource Guide


If you are a student who identifies as AB 540/DACA/Undocumented and are pursuing a college education check out UCR Undocumented Student Programs and connect with their program coordinator. Additionally, the resources below can help you with advocacy, financial aid assistance and eligibility questions.



  • AB 540 UC Nonresident Tuition Exemption Application
  • Dream Activist
  • FinAid!
  • MALDEF AB 540
  • MEChA Alumni Scholarship

    The MEChA Alumni Association awards five scholarships of $500 each to multiple types of students including high school and transfer students planning on attending UCR, those currently enrolled at UCR and different types of students who identify as AB 540 as well. Each applicant must meet specific GPA and other requirements. Please see the application for complete details.

    If you are interested in applying for the MEChA Alumni Scholarship, please contact Maria Garcia at

  • MiRA (Migrant-Rights Awareness) at UCSD
  • National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
  • PODER (Providing Opportunities Dreams Education in Riverside)


    PODER’s Facebook:

  • UCR Undocumented Student Programs (USP)
  • UC AB 540 Tuition Exemption Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
  • UCSD Resources for Undocumented and AB 540 Students
  • USC's College & Financial Guide for AB 540 Undocumented Immigrant Students


    Read the AB 540 Resource Guide in English

    Read the AB 540 Resource Guide in Spanish