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Eligibility Requirements

CAMP Eligibility:

In order to qualify for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), all potential students must meet the below criteria:

  1. Be an entering Freshman Student (30 units or less)
    • For Example: Current HS Senior, HS Graduate/ GED Recipient (hasn’t attended college)
  2. Have a Migrant/ Seasonal Farm Work Background:
    • If the student is a current or former participant of the Migrant Education Program (Obtain a COE)


    • Student, parents or immediate family members living in the same household who have spent at least 75 days in migrant or seasonal farm work during the past 24 months, in one of the following agricultural activities:
      • Production of crops
      • Dairy products
      • Poultry or livestock
      • Cultivation of plants/trees (may be eligible)
  1. Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Resident
  2. Meet California State University San Marcos admission requirements*
  3. Apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA)
  4. Enroll & Attend as a Full time student at CSUSM
  5. Attend Summer CAMP

 *Special admission: If you are not meeting CSUSM Admission requirements, you may still qualify for admission based on a special admission.  Please contact us to discuss any admissions issues.