Below are resources regarding the changes to DACA including information on DACA issuance, renewal, employment, health care, family planning and much more.
- 5 Things You Should Know About DACA
- Frequently Asked Questions on DACA Termination
- Family Prepareness Plan
- Know Your Rights
Chicago- Kent Alumni have volunteered to advise or represent Illinois Tech students, staff, and faculty seeking legal assistance with immigration or other issues arising from their status. All volunteers are practicing immigration law attorneys and will be offering their services free of charge. For more information visit our Resources page.
The United Minds Inspiring Innovation Scholarship (UMII) for the Spring 2018 term is now closed. Thank you to all the students who submitted an application. For the Spring 2018 term, a total of $8,614 was awarded to eight scholarship recipients.
The United Minds Inspiring Innovation (UMII) Scholarship for the Fall 2018 term will be available in September 2018. To support the UMII scholarship with a donation click here.
The UMII scholarship supports undocumented Illinois Tech undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need but do not qualify for federal aid (FAFSA). This scholarship is possible by the creation of a referendum by the Undocumented Student and Allies (USA) Illinois Tech student organization which was passed by the Student Government Organization on April 7, 2016. Funds are available through a $4.50 per semester opt-in fee and other private donations. Private donations are accepted all year round. To find out about scholarship visit our Financial Aid section.
Every semester the Undocumented Students & Allies (USA) student group hosts a series of events for members and allies to attend. Check back often and follow them on Facebook to stay informed.
Upcoming General Body Meetings for Spring 2018:
- Tuesday February 6th
- Tuesday February 20th
- Tuesday March 6th
- Tuesday March 20th
- Tuesday April 3rd
- Tuesday April 7th
Time: 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Location: John T. Rettaliata Engineering Center (RE) Room 102
Details: All meetings will be held during the lunch time. Food will be provided. Get updates on upcoming events, scholarships, resources and information on how to become a member/ally.
Yoga Days with USA
Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: Keating Hall
Details: Feeling stressed? Need a break? Join us every Friday during lunch for an hour long yoga class. Interested students should gather in MTCC at 12pm as we will walk over as a group.
USA is a student organization within the Illinois Tech student body founded in 2011. USA's mission is to provide awareness about undocumented students at Illinois Tech, create a safe environment where students can express themselves openly and support students in pursuing a higher education regardless of their status.
Meet USA's new executive board for the 2017-18 academic year! To stay informed on news and events, visit their Facebook page.