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Resources for Students
Cal State East Bay has student programs and activities designed to support, retain, and educate students from low income, first generation, historically underrepresented and underserved populations. Find help at CSU East Bay with advising, support, and other services geared toward making this time a success.
According to Federal policies, undocumented students cannot legally receive any federally funded student financial aid, including loans, grants, or work-study money. However, there are several financial resources available to aid in financing your education.
Health and Wellness Resources
Cal State East Bay also provides basic medical care, counseling and psychological services, health and wellness services, and accessibility services to students.
Right To Work
DACA / AB540 / Undocumented
Students may use their work authorization (or a valid ITIN to be paid as an independent contractor. If student has an ITIN, make sure it has not expired. Find information on ITIN expiration and renewal here: IRS. If student has work authorization, check status to ensure it has not expired. Work authorizations through DACA are renewable every two years. If you need to renew your DACA, contact the Undocumented Student Resource Center (USRC).
Not sure if you have an ITIN? Consult with your parents - If they claimed you as a dependent on their income taxes, you may already have one. If you do not have an ITIN, you can learn how to obtain one through the ITIN Guide, IRS or the Independent Contractor Forms video from Immigrants Rising.