DACA Group

We Stand With Our Dreamers

Golden West College welcomes and supports all students, regardless of immigration status. In accordance with California law AB 540 and the California Dream Act, undocumented students at GWC will be afforded the same rights and resources as their peers, including access to resident tuition fees and financial aid.


Help spread the word! Are you a first-time college student this year and eligible for the California Dream Act Application? Do you know someone who is?

Golden West College invites you to apply for our new Golden Promise Program! First-time students who file California Dream Act Applications and enroll in full-time classes at Golden West College may receive free tuition and up to $2000 in additional financial support to help pay for books, transportation, and other living expenses!! To learn more, visit:

Golden Promise flyer [PDF]



What is DACA?
How do I apply for DACA for the first time?
Should I renew my DACA?
What is the difference between DACA, AB 540, and the California Dream Act?
What is Advance Parole?
What if my DACA expired before September 5, 2016?
Is it safe for me to apply for the California DREAM ACT, given the current political climate?
Are there any resources to help me pay for my DACA renewal?
As a DACA student, will I be allowed to stay enrolled at Golden West College?