Undocumented Student Services (USS)

Under the umbrella of EOP, the Undocumented Student Services (USS) provides a robust set of services and support to ensure the graduation and retention of undocumented students at UC, Santa Cruz.  The services are composed of peer mentors and an academic advisor who provide personal, academic, financial, and legal support to all UCSC undocumented students.

USS provides resources such as:

  • Peer Mentoring and Support

  • UndocuSlug Newsletter: Newsletter with information relative to the needs of undocumented students.

  • UndocuSlug Meetings

  • 540% Extended Orientation Program

  • UC Immigrant Legal Services Center

  • Workshops and Resources:

    • DACA Clinic

    • CA Dream Act Workshop

    • Independent Contracting/ Working While Undocumented

    • Life After College

    • Off-Campus Housing

    • Mental Health

    • Budgeting

    • Navigating Graduate School