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AB540/2000 & SB68 - DREAMERS | Welcome


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Undocumented Action Week

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. 
Join us to to learn about financial aid, scholarships, academic and community resources for our
Flyer with zoom details!


 Additional workshops during
Undocumented Student Action Week


This year the Action Week partners will offer the following audience targeted webinars open to the system. We encourage you to (1) plan to participate in webinars specific to your needs and (2) share this audience targeted webinar list with your colleagues. To register click on the links below.

Kick-Off Event: Chancellor's Office System Webinar
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

The California Community College System and its partners will introduce this year’s USAW activities, discuss the 2020 theme, and explain our advocacy actions. This webinar will set the tone for the week and encourage all to participate.
Target audience: UndocuCenter Coordinators/UndocuLiaisons, Student Leaders, Counselors, Administrators, and System Partners
Register Now

Financial Aid Update
Monday, October 19, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

"Successfully Paying for College as an Undocumented Student in CA 
Target audience: Open to Everyone
Register Now

Policy Update
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 |
 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
"A Conversation on Current State and Federal Immigration Policies"
Target audience: Open to Everyone
Register Now

Student Track
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

"Undocu-Leadership Opportunities: Setting Yourself up for Success by Building Community & Professional Skills"
Target audience: Students
Register Now

Counseling Faculty Track
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

"Equity Beyond A Status, Undocumented Students and How to Serve Them"
Target audience: Faculty, Counselors
Register Now

Student Track
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

"What’s Next After Community College? Transferring & Workforce Opportunities"
Target audience: Students
Register Now

Administrator Track
Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

"Undocumented Student Supports: Building Institutional Infrastructure"
Target audience: Administrators and Trustees
Register Now

Faculty Track
Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

"Equitable Classroom Practices"
Target audience: Faculty
Register Now

UndocuLiaison and Classified Staff Track
Friday, October 23, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

"Going Viral: Best Practices for Outreaching to Undocumented Students in a Virtual Era"
Target audience: Undocumented Student Center Coordinator/UndocuLiaison, Classified Staff and community members
Register Now


Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), VVC is closed to the public. However, essential staff will be in the office (One Stop Center, Bldg. 23) Monday to Friday between
8:00am to 5:00pm to answer emails and phone calls.

Resources for Undocumented Student/Families (impacted by COVID-19):

Counseling Appointments
Face-to-face counseling appointments have been suspended until further notice, but we are still
here to help you! 

Making a counseling appointment via phone/Zoom
(Zoom appointments: please create a zoom account online or through the Zoom app from your smart phone):

  • General Counseling: or call
    (760) 245-4271 ext. 2296 or 2531

  • Transfer Counseling: call (760) 245-4271 ext. 2139 to schedule a phone or Zoom appointment (for Zoom appointments you will be provided with a Personal Meeting ID# to enter the meeting during your scheduled appointment time)

We look forward to serving you during this time. All correspondence, counseling appointments, and workshops (to be determined) will be done via phone or Zoom.

Stay safe and healthy during this time. We appreciate your support and understanding as we make these changes to serve our students.


VVC Counselors

Victor Valley College (VVC) supports the educational, personal, and career growth and development of our students and embraces a diverse student population. AB 540 students, also known as DREAMERS, are students who presently do not have legal residency status in the United States. In 2001, the state of California made it possible for AB 540 students to attend a California Community College (CCC), California State University (CSU), and a University of California (UC) and pay in-state resident tuition as long as the student meets the following requirements:

  • Attended a California high school/adult school for at least three years;
  • Graduated from a California high school/adult school, passed the GED/HiSET or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam;
  • Are registered or enrolled at a public institution of higher education in California;
  • Complete an AB 540 California Nonresident Exemption Request 
  • Notice: If you don't meet the requirements for AB540, please see if you meet the requirements for in-state tuition (via AB2000 or SB68) and the CA Dream Act by viewing this grid.

In addition to applying to VVC, AB 540 students will need to provide proof (documentation) that they meet the above requirements by submitting the below documents/forms to Admissions and Records (Bldg. 23):

  1. Official high school/adult school transcripts (sealed);
  2. Original high school/adult school diploma, or GED or HiSET pass results/scores; and
  3. AB540 California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request  

AB 540 students are eligible to apply for and participate in the following programs (please contact each department to obtain more information about their requirements):

We are here to assist you in achieving your goals at VVC! For additional assistance, please visit the various links on the left navigation. 

-Your AB540 Allies

Last Updated 10/12/20