University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Undocumented and DACA Student Support Programs

In partnership with Student Affairs, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion provides student support services for Undocumented and DACA students to ensure a welcoming and an inclusive campus community. The Associate Director for Student Support develops and implements support services for Undocumented/DACA through the following:  

  • Serving as a point of contact for Undocumented/DACA Students as they seek resources and navigate our university.  
  • Implementing the Undocumented/DACA Student Mentors Program where current upperclassmen assist in the development of training curriculum via research and provide one-on-one scholarship support to Undocumented/DACA Students. 
  • Delivering trainings to campus leaders, faculty, and staff on issues related to DACA policy and state laws impacting undocumented students, challenges and barriers that DACA and undocumented students face, and best practices in higher education.  
  • Serving as a subject matter expert pertaining to the DACA federal policy.