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For more information about the California State University Admissions Process for undocumented students, please see:

If you are interested in Cal Poly, we encourage you to visit the campus and access information from the Cal Poly Admissions Office:

If you would like to set up a meeting with members of the Undocumented Student Working Group during your campus visit, please email undocu@calpoly.edu. You can contact members of the RISE Club for undocumented students at rise.calpoly.slo@gmail.com.

We encourage students who have already been accepted to Cal Poly to attend PolyCultural Weekend and Open House during Spring quarter.

If you qualify for the Educational Opportunity Program, we also encourage you to participate in Summer Institute, a 1 month academic orientation program held for newly admitted freshmen.

In addition, the Undocumented Student Working Group partners with Cuesta College, Allan Hancock College, K-12 representatives, and other community advocates in the Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Support (CCC-USS) to support undocumented students in the region. The CCC-USS website provides resources geared towards current high school, community college, and Cal Poly students.

Useful resources are also available at:

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Donations can be made to the ASI-recognized undocumented student club called RISE: Rising Immigrant Scholars through Education

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Contact the Dream Center at dreamcenter@calpoly.edu or 805-756-6362. To set up a meeting with the Undocumented Student Working Group, email undocu@calpoly.edu or call 805-756-2418. See our Ally List to find allies and working group members in specific departments.

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