Orange Coast College's UndocuScholars program is hosting events for the 7th annual "Undocumented Student Action Week" (USAW) on Oct. 16th-20th. During this week of action, we are highlighting our commitment to undocumented students, uniting allies, and creating a strong network of support, resources, and community. Join us in fostering a welcoming environment for our undocumented student community. 

During Undocumented Student Action Week, the Chancellor's Office will host daily system webinars between October 16th-20th on critical policy frameworks and tools designed to support institutions with successful implementation of recent undocumented student policy reforms. If you are interested in attending these webinars, click here to register!



UndocuScholar Week of Action Events

USAW Kick-Off Event

We are kicking off Undocumented Student Action Week (USAW) at the OCC Quad for a creative gathering where you can design your very own monarch butterfly, explore on and off campus resources and get details on upcoming events! Free food will be provided! 

Date: Monday, October 16th
Time: 10 AM - 1 PM
Location: OCC Main Quad
Career Resources for UndocuScholars

This workshop is for all undocumented students, with or without DACA, to learn about different resources and policies that will assist you in making decisions about your career and major. There will be opportunities to answer any questions you may have about creating a career path as an undocumented student. This event is in partnership with the Dream Resource Center at Coastline.

Date: Monday, October 16th 
Time: 4 PM - 5 PM
Zoom: ID 413 763 0795 | Zoom Link
Undocu-Resource Party

Join us for the Undocu-Resource Party, an event dedicated to helping undocumented students discover the wealth of resources available to them. Whether it's scholarships, legal assistance, or other support, we've got you covered. Engage in our activities for a chance to win prizes through our raffle giveaway. Plus, we're serving FREE food for all attendees!  

Date: Tuesday, October 17th
Time: 10 AM - 12 PM
Location: UndocuScholar Center (Watson Hall 459)
Know Your Rights by CHIRLA

Join us for a presentation by immigrant justice organization CHIRLA for a "Know Your Rights" event, where you'll gain valuable insights into your legal protections and rights to empower yourself with knowledge. This event is in partnership with the Dream Resource Center at Coastline.

Date: Tuesday, Ocotber 17th
Time: 1 PM - 2 PM
Zoom: ID 413 763 0795 | Zoom Link
Undocu-Queer Art showcase & Creative Expression Session

Join us for an inspiring Undocu-Queer Art Event! This special gathering is a celebration of Undocumented Student Action Week and LGBTQIA+ History Month. Get inspired by student-created artwork and unleash your own creativity as we create our own art pieces during the event. All art supplies will be provided. And we will be serving free food!  

Date: Wednesday, October 18th
Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: UndocuScholar Center (Watson Hall 459)
Monthly Monarch Meetups: A Supportive Community for Undocumented Students

Join the OCC UndocuScholars program for our new Monthly Monarch Meetups! These gatherings provide a safe and welcoming space for undocumented/mixed status students to connect, share, and support one another. Whether you're navigating higher education challenges, seeking resources, or simply looking for a place to belong, our community is here for you. Together we rise! *Refreshments will be provided! 

Date: Thursday, October 19th
Time: 2 PM - 3 PM
Location: UndocuScholar Center (Watson Hall 459)
Undocu-Transfer Workshop Featuring UCLA Undocumented Student Program

Join us to learn about the support options available beyond community college. This event is your opportunity to discover the invaluable resources available at the UC/CSU level once you make the transition. Don't miss this chance to explore the next steps in your educational journey! This event is in partnership with the Dream Resource Center at Coastline. 


Date: Thursday, October 19th
Time: 4 PM - 6 PM
Zoom: ID 413 763 0795 | Zoom Link