Undocumented Students

For Undocumented Students

The Basic Needs Center is committed to supporting all students, regardless of immigration status. The resources below provide urgent relief for the basic needs of undocumented students, but is not exhaustive.

If you have further questions, please complete the assistance form.

Food

CalFresh is a federal program currently not available as a food resource for undocumented students, but the resources below remain available to you:

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I am undocumented. Can I apply for CalFresh?

Since CalFresh is a federal nutrition program and is currently only open to US citizens and legal permanent residents, you will not be able to apply.

Learn more about Basic Needs resources available to undocumented students at our For Undocumented Students page, or receive further guidance and support from the Undocumented Student Program.

Basic Needs Holistic Fund

Emergency financial support in rental assistance, food assistance, housing security deposit, medical and mental health expenses, technology, research, and emergency needs for students with dependents