Undocumented Students

The California Dream Act application allows eligible students enrolled in California Colleges, Universities and Career Education Programs to apply for state and institutional financial aid.

The California Dream Act (CDA) application is overseen by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) and should be completed by students who may be eligible for California state aid programs only under the AB540 status.

Students who have a Social Security Number that was issued after completing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) process must file the Dream Act application

These Social Security cards will say "Valid For Work Only With DHS Authorization.

Golden West College Has Highest Transfer Rates for Hispanic Students in OC

Data Shows Golden West College has Highest Transfer Rates for Hispanic Students in OC
Data provided by the California State University (CSU) system shows that Golden West College has the highest acceptance rates for transfer students who identify as Hispanic in Orange County, at 92.6% for Fall 2023. Continue ready for full article

GWC Dream Success

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To be eligible to file a CA dream act application, student must
You could be eligible for the following types of aid
Student Legal Services
Virtual Advisor