California Dream Act Application

The California Dream Act Application (CADAA) allows AB 540 undocumented students to apply for state and university financial aid. The 2024-25 priority application window will be from December 2023 - April 2nd, 2024.

This application is unrelated to the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. 

Click on the sections below to learn more about the program and the resources available to students and families. 

CADAA Frequently Asked Questions