At College of the Desert and at the core of California Community Colleges, we believe everyone has the right to pursue their academic and career goals regardless of their national origin, race or creed, how they identify or their immigration status. The College is committed to providing resources to our students, our robust Dreamer Resource Center serves as a hub to serve a resource to students.
The Center offers the following:
For additional resources to help support all undocumented California Community Colleges, visit this section of the Chancellor's Office website.
The mission of College of the Desert's Dreamer Resource Center is to improve student success and help to successfully transition AB 540 student into college. The center provides academic advising, counseling, and referrals to student service programs in a welcoming environment where Dreamers can connect with campus and community resources.
South Annex 1 (nearby Public Safety - see campus map)
You can also request an appointment for assistance with enrollment, CA Dream Act application, AB-540 forms, access to resources, counseling with designated counselors and for any other questions or needs:
Alas Con Futuro is a student club at COD. The mission of Alas is to facilitate information on educational opportunities and financial resources for undocumented students. Alas provides presentations throughout the Coachella Valley for AB 540 and first-generation students.