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DREAM Program

The Dream Program provides support to DREAMers (undocumented students) at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC). Our purpose is to increase the personal growth and development of undocumented students through academic, career, and personal counseling; peer mentoring; assistance with applying for the California Dream Act/Financial Aid and scholarship opportunities; and providing immigration legal services and workshops regarding DACA and other matters relative to this student population.

Apply to the DREAM Program

 

DACA Legal Updates Flyer

CARECEN will be hosting a virtual Legal Updates session on 7/22 at 3:00pm. Join us to learn the latest news on DACA (following the federal ruling by the Texas Judge on 7/16) and have your questions answered. RSVP at bit.ly/DACAUPDATES

Mt. SAC students, staff, faculty, and off-campus community members (from the high schools, adult schools, alumni, etc.), are welcome to join.

 

 

MT. SAC DREAM PROGRAM COVID-19 UPDATE

The DREAM Program continues to offer services remotely. If you would like an online appointment to meet a counselor, need support/assistance or have a general question, please feel free to contact us at:

Text & Phone Hotline: 909-447-9411
Email: dreamprogram@mtsac.edu
Instagram: @mtsacdream

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Why is the California Dream Act important?

  • About 25,000 undocumented students graduate high school and 5-10% continue to pursue higher education.
  • The Act has made higher education feasible, affordable, and accessible for undocumented students through the provision of financial resources.
  • Prospective undocumented students are now eligible to receive state aid along with access to certain programs such as EOPs. These programs provide additional resources such as counseling, bookstore vouchers, and priority registration.
  • An undocumented community college student may now be able to receive the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOG), which covers tuition at all community colleges, and Cal Grant aid. 
  • Undocumented students can now apply for public and private scholarships the campus offers.
  • When ready to transfer, students are eligible for the transfer entitlement Cal Grant along with CSU and UC grants.

* *Statistics are cited from the Pew Hispanic Center

Our Professional Staff

  • Dario Fernandez, Director
  • Laura Muniz, Counselor
  •  Melissa Candell, Program Specialist
Contact Us

Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M or by appointment


Building 16E (Currently providing services remotely)

(909) 274-5596 or 909-447-9411 (Text Hotline)


 dreamprogram@mtsac.edu
www.mtsac.edu/dream