If you are an AB540 Dreamer student currently attending SBVC and are planning to
transfer in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017, you may need to complete the Dream Act online
application now for your transfer institution to be eligible for aid in the 2016-2017
award year. For more details, check with the college or university to which you are
(Read the most frequently-asked questions regarding the California Dream Act)
For AB540 Dreamer students currently attending SBVC or who plan to attend starting
Fall 2016, you will need to complete the online California Dream Act Application. For students trying to register for the Fall 2016 semester, you may need to pay
for your classes and obtain a refund if you do not complete the online California
Dream Act Application at least 2 weeks prior to registration.
SBVC Dreamer students may complete the online 2016-2017 Dream Act application starting
in January 2016 to receive Cal Grants and Chafee Grants beginning the Fall 2016 semester
at CSU, UC, California Community Colleges, and private four year colleges/universities.
The Dream Act application process can be confusing for students, so please make sure
you understand the important updates below:
- SBVC Dreamer students will use the 2016-2017 CA Dream Act Application to apply for a BOG or a 2016-2017 Cal Grant, starting in January 2016
More information on the California Dream Act can be accessed at https://dream.csac.ca.gov/ and http://www.icanaffordcollege.com.
For additional information on how undocumented students can pay for college, visit
the Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) website.