Support for DACA and Undocumented Students
Housing for Campus Breaks
Requests for breaks can be made by contacting Fatima Rodriguez Johnson, Office of Multicultural programs, email@example.com. Please include:
Dates you will need to stay on campus during break
Geneseo Food Pantry students may obtain an eligibility letter from the Office of Financial Aid or the Office of Multicultural Programs, this letter can be submitted to the Geneseo Pantry.
The Geneseo Pantry is located at 31 Center Street, Geneseo, NY. This resource can be used during most breaks and can provide up to 3 days worth of food.
Tuesday & Thursday 10 AM-2PM
Geneseo Student Emergency Fund
Through the generosity of John ('86) and Caryn ('85) Camiolo to assist any Geneseo student who is facing unforeseen expenses.
Acceptable emergencies include:
Travel expenses home for a family emergency
Unexpected medical or dental expenses not covered by personal health insurance
Loss of clothes or possession due to a fire, flood, theft or other events
Rent, utilities, temporary housing, food and other essential living expenses
If you have any questions regarding the emergency fund, please contact Leonard Sancilio, the Dean of Students located in 354 College Union, as well as the Office of Financial Aid located in 104 Erwin Hall.
Important Travel Information
Paid Internships or Jobs
Several on-campus jobs are paid from foundation or private funds directly through student accounts, including as an example the CIDD Ambassador positions. Interested students are best to ask individual staff/faculty members in their hiring process through departments, project-based employment, and research labs. These opportunities vary across campus and are not stored centrally.
Geneseo Community Organizations
You might be wondering what you can expect from law enforcement beyond campus. The Geneseo Village Police have a policy that prohibits them from calling federal immigration authorities in matters of civil violation; however, they are permitted to call in cases of criminal violation. Here are a few articles that reference these policies:
You might also find interest in the Geneseo Migrant Center.
New York Resident Tuition Policy
The residency determination is made based on the high school you graduated from and will be handled by the Office of Financial Aid. If you graduated from a high school in New York State, you should be receiving in state tuition. However if you are not receiving in state tuition please complete the link below:
DACA Renewal Training for Students
Cornell Law School faculty are happy to conduct DACA renewal training for students at SUNY Geneseo. Please contact Fatima Rodriguez Johnson, Office of Multicultural Programs & Services, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you would like to take advantage of this service.
Stephen W. Yale-Loehr
Miller Mayer, LLP
215 East State Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 6435
Ithaca, New York 14851-6435
Phone: 607-273-4200, ext. 318
SUNY's Frequently Asked Questions on Immigration Policy and Law Relating to Students.
Scholarships for Undocumented Students
Compiled by the Dream Educational Empowerment Program (DEEP), a program of the United We Dream National Network
- Ascend Education Fund is a non profit built to enable and encourage immigrant students to pursue their higher education and professional goals. They are offering scholarship awards between $2,500 and $20,000. This scholarship opportunity is open to all immigrant students, regardless of your ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Undocumented students are encouraged to apply.
- Act on a Dream at Harvard
- Connecticut Students 4 a Dream
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus
- Digital Marketing Scholarship
- Dreamers Roadmap
- Educators for Fair Consideration
- ¡Gradúate!- Financial Aid Guide to Success
- Generation Progress: compiled scholarship list
- Golden Door
- Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
- Lupe Foundation
- Migrant Network Coalition
- My Documented Life
- National Immigration Law Center
- Point Foundation
- Scholarships A-Z
- Study Soup
- SHPE Foundation
- The Dream.US
- Texas TASFA
- UWD Blogs on Scholarships
List provided by United We Dream National Network
- United We Dream
- National Immigrant Youth Alliance
- Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project
- National Day Laborer Organizing Network
- The Undocumented & Black Network
- Dream Activist
- Black Alliance for Just Immigration
- Asian Americans Advancing Justice
- Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement