Prospective Students

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

  • CSU Admissions Process for (AB 540)/(AB 2000) Students
  • Information on the application fee waiver program for California residents for whom payment of the admission application fee may constitute extreme undue financial hardship is available here.

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

  • Prospective Students
  • Specialized information for potential Transfer Students

If you would like to set up a meeting with members of the Undocumented Student Working Group during your campus visit, please email You can contact members of the RISE Club for undocumented students at

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:

  • Educators for Fair Consideration (EF4C)
  • My (Un)Documented Life

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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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Cal Poly Student Support and Resources

Looking for undocumented student resources at Cal Poly? Find them by visiting the Dream Center website.

Student Resources

Central Coast Undocumented Student Support

The Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Success is a resource for PK-14 undocumented students and educators in the Central Coast.

Central Coast Coalition