Resources for Students


Student Health and Counseling
Information and resources for members of affected UCSF community desiring counseling and psychological services about the ways that immigration issues may affect your personal life, academic experience, and professional development.


500 Parnassus Ave., MU P8, Room 005

Mission Bay
1675 Owens St., Rutter Center, 3rd Floor, Room 330

Schedule an appointment with a counselor by calling 415-476-1281.

UCSF International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO)
ISSO is prepared and available to provide support for any member of the UCSF community who could be affected by the executive order. Support includes access to immigration information, referrals to attorneys or legal services and, as required, case intervention with government agencies. If any member of the UCSF community is aware of such a situation, please contact ISSO Director Brian Groves at [email protected]. Members of the UCSF community who are planning travel outside of country and have any questions or concerns about the impact of the executive order are also encouraged to contact Brian Groves.

UCSF Graduate and Professional Dream Advocates
The Graduate and Professional Dream Advocates is an interprofessional and interdisciplinary student organization whose mission is to support undocumented immigrant graduate and professional students through promoting awareness, establishing a support system, and advocating for increased access to graduate & health professional programs, and health care for the undocumented immigrant community.

Pre-Health Dreamers logoPre-Health Dreamers
Co-founded by three undocumented youth in the San Francisco Bay Area, Pre-Health Dreamers was formed out of the need for answers in their personal pursuits of higher education at the graduate and medical levels. Angel, Denisse, and New have paved their own paths throughout college and have leveraged each person’s expertise in skillful advocacy, networking, and community-building to build a community, resource, and forum.

University of California

University of California Information on Immigration & DACA
Immigration-related news and updates relevant to the University of California system.

UC Undocumented Student Legal Services Center
Free immigration legal services to UC students and their immediate family members. Contact Rachel Ray, Esq., Managing Attorney UC Undocumented Legal Services Center at [email protected]

External Resources

Affordable Colleges Online (ACO)
Many undocumented students don’t think about going to college because of legal or financial concerns or simply because of lack of information. It is true that undocumented students face a number of hurdles when it comes to a college education, but that doesn’t mean it’ s entirely out of reach.

The DreamSF Fellowship
The DreamSF Fellowship is an opportunity for students who are Undocumented, DACAmented, or TPS holders to develop their professional skills, receive a stipend, and support local nonprofits working with immigrant communities in the Bay Area. The fellowship will run from June until mid-December and is open to all Bay Area individuals who meet the criteria. Accepted applicants will be matched with a host organization based in San Francisco.
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