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Steps to Success for Undocumented Students

Orange Coast College welcomes and supports students from ALL walks of life, regardless of immigration status. In accordance with California law AB 540 and the California Dream Act, undocumented students at OCC will be afforded the same rights and resources as their peers, including access to resident tuition fees and financial aid.

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Undocu-Scholars, Welcome to OCC!
OCC Welcomes and Supports Students From All Walks of Life, Regardless of Immigration Status. 
Quick Steps to Success:

Step 1: Apply to Orange Coast College
Complete an application for admissions!

Step 2: Submit an AB 540 / AB 2000 Exemption Form 
Complete the form and submit to Admissions and Records on the first floor of Watson Hall or Email to occresidency@occ.cccd.edu in PDF format.

Step 3: Apply for Financial Aid
Apply for the CA Dream Act Application at www.caldreamact.org. 
Check your status on MyCoast.


Step 4: Meet with a Counselor
They can assist you with educational planning and goal setting. 
For an appointment call (714) 432-5078.

Step 5 – Register for Classes on MyCoast
Register for classes online via your MyCoast student portal.