DACA Repeal Resources
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 (PDF)
- 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.
United Minds Inspiring Innovation Scholarship (UMII)
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. Receipients of this award will be notified via email on Tuesday February 20th, 2018.
New Deadline Update: The United Minds Inspiring Innovation Scholarship (UMII) for the Spring 2018 term is now open. Complete applications should be submitted in person to the Office of Financial Aid by 5pm on Wednesday January 31, 2018. To print the application, click here. To learn more about the scholarship visit 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 donate click here.
The UMII scholarship is open to students after their first semester. It is a one-time semester award and receipients must be enrolled for the awarding term. Scholarship amounts vary between $500 and $2,000 based on available funds. Approximately $20,000 were awarded among fourteen recipients during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Undocumented Students and Allies (USA)
Movie Night with USA
Date: Tuesday February 20th
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: Perlstein Hall Auditorium
Details: Join USA in reliving the magic of COCO; the much anticipated Golden Globe Award winner for best animated feature. The movie follows an aspiring young musician named Miguel as he embarks on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors where he uncovers the mysteries behind his family's stories and traditions.
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.
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.
Undocumented Students & Allies (USA) 2017-18 Executive Board
Meet USA's new executive board for the 2017-18 academic year! To stay informed on new events and visit their Facebook page.