For DACA Recipients and Undocumented Students

Columbia welcomes 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. We 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 at Columbia

The section includes information for Columbia students seeking support or assistance to navigate 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.