Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in UC Berkeley and the University of California system!


College applications can be an intimidating process and you do not have to do it alone. Here at the Undocumented Student Program, our entire team of staff and allies ensures undocumented students at UC Berkeley are supported throughout their higher education journey.

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UndocuScholars Class of 2025 Student Recruitment Flyer - English

UndocuScholars Program

UndocuScholars is a free, virtual, 10-month peer mentorship program led by undocumented UC Berkeley students, guiding undocumented high school seniors & transfer students through the UC college application process, financial aid & scholarships, and transitioning to college.

Program Overview | Descripcíon del Programa

Apply here. Applications are due April 21, 11:59 p.m.

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Starting Point Mentorship Program

The Starting Point Mentorship Program (SPMP) pairs eligible community college students with current UC Berkeley student mentors that offer guidance, motivation and access to admissions, campus, and community resources. The program is specifically designed to encourage California Community College students from all backgrounds to explore their academic potential and prepare for transfer to UC Berkeley and other 4-year universities. Mentoring is conducted through: Zoom, email, phone calls, campus visits, workshops, and the use of online technologies.

Apply here.

Applying to UC Berkeley


Transitioning to UC Berkeley

Financial Aid

If you are an admitted student and have additional questions, please reach out to us at or book an appointment with one of our counselors.