Undocumented DACA Student Support
Hawkeye Community College is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities that we serve by empowering all of our students regardless of their immigration status. Our staff and faculty are ready to answer any questions you may have. We have also compiled a list of resources that address emerging issues that our undocumented students might have.
Hawkeye Community College Resources
Inclusion and Success Services
Bremer Hall 136
Information regarding policy update on Deferred Action (DACA) and Dream Act
Know Your Rights
Your rights under the United States Constitution
The Fifth Amendment gives you the right to remain silent and for you to not have to answer any questions regarding your immigration or citizenship status with a police office or any government official.
The Fourth Amendment protects you from letting government officials enter your home, workplace or search your vehicle. They do not have the right to search you or your belongings without your consent or probable cause.
Watch, DACA: Know Your Rights
Legal Resources in Iowa
Dare to Dream Scholarship
The Dare to Dream Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance for undocumented, DACA, and other students that do not have access to federal/state financial aid based on immigrant status to help pay for college costs at Hawkeye Community College.
As an undocumented/DACA student can I attend Hawkeye Community College?
YES! Hawkeye welcomes all students regardless of their immigration status
As an undocumented/DACA student is my application process different?
Your application process is the same, however you should not add your temporary SSN or ITN. Apply for admission at Hawkeye.
If you have any questions feel free to contact Abby Martin, Admissions Representative for Diverse Populations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-296-2329.
As an undocumented/DACA student am I eligible for financial aid?
Unfortunately undocumented/DACA students are not eligible for financial aid. However, there are many scholarships out there that are available for you.
For more information please contact Gissela Baker at email@example.com.
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