Antioch University has a longstanding tradition of challenging inequities and promoting social change. In this spirit, Antioch University is committed to supporting undocumented students reach their goals of completing their degree programs successfully, and in obtaining financial aid. Please contact AUSB financial aid or AUSB admissions, for more information about any of the following:
The California Dream Act
You are eligible to apply for the California Dream Act if:
Meet the requirements of AB 540 or AB 2000 and/or
Reside in California with a U-Visa or
Reside in California with a Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
Antioch University Response to the January 2018 Preliminary Injunction
DACA Your Right to Work (via US Office of Special Counsel)
Financial Aid Resources for Dreamers
Mission Asset Fund This private organization provides zero-interest loans for citizenship and immigration services fees.
All students are eligible to apply for local scholarships at Antioch University Santa Barbara
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara: California Dream Act
TheDream.US National Scholarship provides up to $25,000 in tuition and fees for undergraduates.
Legal Resources and Aid
Know your rights.
Recission of DACA
Lawyer Referral Services
IMPORTA Department of Justice recognized non-profit provider of immigration legal services, representing clients before USCIS and other agencies of the Department of Homeland Security. DACA assistance available. (Santa Barbara)
Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County Provides free legal service to low-income individuals (Santa Barbara)
El Concilio Provides direct assistance and educational programs to the underserved Latino Community. (Oxnard)
Mixteco Social justice organization dedicated to aiding, organizing and empowering Ventura County’s indigenous immigrant communities.