Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

DACA is a federal program founded in 2012 to shield young undocumented immigrants from deportation. On Sept. 5, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services was directed to phase out the program.

SJSU stands with the leadership of the California State University in its unwavering commitment to DACA students.

  • Enrollment, tuition and financial aid for students will not be impacted.
  • State funding under the California Dream Act will not change.


  • SJSU connects students to helpful resources on and off campus. Contact  Lucila Serrato-Lager,, 408-924-6094.
  • The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion supports students and concerned campus community members. Contact Ashley Onadele,, 408-924-8156.

DACA students may also be eligible for AB 540DREAM acts, EOP and more. 

DACA: CSU frequently asked questions