For DACA Recipients and Undocumented Students

Welcome. Columbia continues to welcome and support undocumented and DACA students as part of our community.


The information and resources listed are for everyone in the Columbia community. If you are an undocumented or DACA student, you will find resources here for support, legal assistance and more. If you want to learn more about DACA and the experiences of undocumented students and others in the U.S., you can learn more as well. We also welcome your comments and suggestions at

What is DACA?

An overview of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, what it means and who it affects.

Resources On Campus / At Columbia

Context and contacts for Columbia students seeking support or assistance navigating resources.

University Statements

Messages from the University on policy, current events and more related to DACA and immigration.

Admissions Information for Prospective Students

All individuals, regardless of their immigration status, are welcome at Columbia and encouraged to apply for admission. 

External Organizations and Helpful Links

A collection of resources, including rights and advocacy information, for DACA and undocumented individuals.