As a faculty member, academic advisor or staff, your support is important to undocumented students and their success at UT Austin. Key resources you should be aware of:
- DACA Students, “Sanctuary Campuses,” and Institutional or Community Assistance - American Council on Education (PDF)
- How Faculty Members and Administrators can Help Immigrant Students - Inside Higher Ed article
- Have knowledge of the FAQs
Top 3 Things You Should Know
- No federal law prohibits the admission of undocumented immigrants to U.S. colleges.
- In Texas, undocumented students may qualify for Texas State Financial Aid. However, undocumented students cannot legally receive any federally funded student financial aid, including loans, grants, scholarships or work study money.
- College Board identifies admission, tuition and financial aid as the three main areas where undocumented students may have special concerns or obstacles. Familiarize yourself with campus resources for students and look for training opportunities. The International Office hosts training opportunities and workshops in conjunction with other offices on campus.
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Where Can I Get More Information?
- Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Students - U.S. Department of Education (PDF)
- How to Support College-Bound Undocumented Students: Advice for Parents (PDF)
- Life After College: A Guide for Undocumented Students (PDF)
- Guide for Educators Helping Dreamers (PDF)
- Find excellent fact sheets and articles at the Educators for Fair Consideration Resource Page
- College Board Repository of Resources for Undocumented Students (PDF)