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The Undocumented Student’s Resource Guide to Public 4 Year Colleges in Connecticut
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Name of InstitutionAdmissions Information Financial Aid InformationHelpful ContactsInformation About SupportApplication DeadlineApplication FeeLinks to Website/ Undocumented Student Info Staff Trainings/ Knowledge
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UCONNUndocumented student are eligible to apply and use same application process as other students. Will be considered domestic students. Uses Common Application.Merrit Scholarships: All Merit based scholarships are now open to students including Day of Pride, Nutmeg Scholarships, Presidential Scholarships, Honors College Scholarships, & More.

Need-Based Instiutional Aid: Insitutional aid is open to students. Students can apply at UCONN's website: https://financialaid.uconn.edu/undocumented_students/.

Connecticut Commitment: Starting in Fall 2020, any student, including undoucmented students, whose families make under $50,000 and that are residents of CT will be able to get their full tuition covered. The form to apply is the same as the institutional aid application at the finanical aid website: https://financialaid.uconn.edu/undocumented_students.
Kristina Rivera (Admissions)
Email: krivera@adm.uconn.edu
Phone: (860) 486-3137

Yudelka Nunez-Gonzalez (Financial Aid)
Email: yudelka.nunez-gonzalez@uconn.edu.
-Many members of the Enrollment Management Team have been trained

-Nathan Fuerst, Vice President of Enrollment Management, has come to many conferences and trainings and is very responsive to needs of undocumented students

-Cultural Centers, espcially Puerto Rican and Latino Cultural Center, have supportive people and a lot of informaiton

-Have emergency funding available through the student first fund in the Dean of Students office if anything comes up

-Can talk to Dean of Students about using money to recieve free metnal health services
Regular Admission: January 15th
Suggested Date for Honors Program: December 1st
Regional Campus Deadline: May 1st (C4D suggests by March 1st)
$80Admissions Webpage: https://admissions.uconn.edu/undocumented-students

Financial Aid Website: https://financialaid.uconn.edu/undocumented_students/
-Most of the enrollment department has been trained including admissions and financial aid
-Members of the Graduate School have also been trained
-Training done for Career Services and Dean of Students office as well
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Southern Connecticut State UniversityUndocumented student are eligible to apply and use same application process as other students. Will be considered domestic students. Uses Common Application.Merrit Scholarships: Honors Program open to undocumented students which gives half tuition scholarship to students if accepted into the program. There is a separate application which can be found here: https://southernct.edu/academics/schools/arts/departments/honorscollege/howtoapply.html

Need-Based Instiutional Aid: Undocumented Students are now eligible for insitutional aid. The application is located here: http://bit.ly/csuaidapp. It will be due on February 15th, the same deadline as the FAFSA. Students should print the form and hand it in to the financial aid office.

SCSU Foundation Scholarships: Once a student is enrolled and starts classes at SCSU, they can apply for SCSU Foundation Schoalrships at: https://www.southernct.edu/foundation-scholarships/
Esteban Garcia (Bursars Office)
Email: garciae20@southernct.edu
Chair of Undoucmented Support Team

Paula Kennedy (Admissions)
Email: kennedyp1@southernct.edu
Phone: 203-392-5644

Wanda Cotto (Financial Aid)
Email: cottow3@southernct.edu
Phone: 203-392-5222

-SCSU has develop a full undocumented support team inclduing members from different key offices around the university

-SCSU has had campus trainings for faculty and staff members accross the University
Regular Admission: Rolling Admission (C4D suggests by March 1st)

Honors Program: January 6th
$50Undocumented Student Support Page: https://www.southernct.edu/undocumented-students/-Had 3 open trainings for faculty and staff that were attended by over 150 members of the campus community
-Held trainings for student leaders on campus as well as Resident Advisors and Orientation Ambassadors
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Western Connecticut State UniversityUndocumented student are eligible to apply and use same application process as other students. Will be considered domestic students. Uses Common Application.Need-Based Instiutional Aid: Undocumented Students are now eligible for insitutional aid. The application is located here: http://bit.ly/csuaidapp. It will be due on February 15th, the same deadline as the FAFSA. Students should print the form and hand it in to the financial aid office.

WCSU Foundation Scholarships: Once a student is enrolled and starts classes at WCSU, they can apply for WCSU Foundation Schoalrships at: http://www.wcsu.edu/scholarships/
Professor Carina Bandhauer (Professor)
Email: bandhauerc@wcsu.edu
Chair of Undoucmented Student Taskforce


Jesenia Minier- Delgado (Chief Diversity Officer)
Email: minierdelgadoj@wcsu.edu)

Daryle Dennis (Office of InterCultural Student Affairs)
Email: dennisd@wcsu.edu
-WCSU has an undocumented student taskforce that works on issues specifically related to undoucmented students. The taskforce is made up of staff from different key offices and students

-WCSU has had a training for faculty and staff on campus
Regular Admission: Rolling Admission (C4D suggests by March 1st)

Honors Program: Recommended by January
$50Undocumented Student Support Page: https://www.wcsu.edu/undocumented/-Had 1 open staff training for faculty and staff that was attended by about 40 members of different campus offices
-Held training for RAs and student leaders on campus
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Eastern Connecticut State UniversityUndocumented student are eligible to apply and use same application process as other students. Will be considered domestic students. Uses Common Application.
Honors Program: Full tution scholarship offered through the honors program: http://www.easternct.edu/honors/

Need-Based Instiutional Aid: Undocumented Students are now eligible for insitutional aid. The application is located here: http://bit.ly/csuaidapp. It will be due on February 15th, the same deadline as the FAFSA. Students should print the form and hand it in to the financial aid office.

DREAM.US Scholarships: DREAM.US Scholarship open to undocumented students who have been in the country since November 1st, 2014. Full tuition scholarship. More information here: https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/
Maribel Sanchez (Academic Services Center)
Phone: (860) 465-5742
Email: sanchezm@easternct.edu

Bill Bisese (Academic Services Center)
Phone (860) 465- 4526
Email: bisesew@easternct.edu
-Have over 200 undocumented students on campus thanks to the DREAM.US scholarship program so there is a strong support community among students

-Have Freedom at Eastern Club specifically for undocumented students

-Academic & Student Support Services have been trained on supporting students
Regular Admission: Rolling Admission (C4D suggests by March 1st)

Honors Program: February 1st
$50Undocumented Student Webpage: http://www.easternct.edu/undocumented/-Had training for key leadership staff on campus and for a group of faculty members
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Central Connecticut State UniversityUndocumented student are eligible to apply and use same application process as other students. Will be considered domestic students. Uses Common Application.
Need-Based Instiutional Aid: Undocumented Students are now eligible for insitutional aid. The application is located here: http://bit.ly/csuaidapp. It will be due on February 15th, the same deadline as the FAFSA. Students should print the form and hand it in to the financial aid office.

Merrit Scholarships: Honors Program open to undocumented students which gives students scholarship of $4,500 per year for 4 years. More information and application info can be found at: https://www.ccsu.edu/honors/

CCSU Foundation Scholarships: Once a student is enrolled and starts classes at CCSU, they can apply for CCSU Foundation Schoalrships at: http://www.ccsu.edu/scholarships/
Gladys Colon (Student Financial Literacy and Advising)
Phone: 860-832-2261
Email: colon_gla@ccsu.edu
-Held training for key staffRegular Admission: Rolling Admission (C4D suggests by March 1st)

Honors Program: December 1st
$50Information for Undocumented Students:
https://www.ccsu.edu/undocumentedStudents/
-Held staff training in July of 2019 where 25 University faculty and staff attended from key offices around campus
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