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Past Events

Previous events provided by the Dreamer Resource Office & the UPRISE Program

Dreamer Welcome Day

Incoming first-year and transfer students had the opportunity to get one-on-one help with financial aid, residency, and class registration.

A celebration for our graduating seniors

Celebration to honor our graduating AB 540 /undocu /dacamented /DREAMer students for their achievements and accomplishments. 


Get assistance with your federal financial aid or California Dream Act application

Get one-on-one assistance applying for federal financial aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act from the Financial Aid Office and the Dreamer Resource Office staff. 

Dreamer Healing Circle

The purpose for this event is to give students and mixed status families a safe space for them to share their experience and feelings.     


Peer Mentor Mixer to network and make connections

Peer Mentor Mixer is meant for students and alumni to meet each other and make meaningful relationships that can lead to opportunities. 

AB-540 Scholarship Workshop

The Dreamer Resource Office partnered with the Financial Aid Office to share scholarships opened to AB- 540 students.  For more scholarships opened to AB-540 students visit the DRO website. 


Entrepreneur workshop flyer

This events allows participants to get familiar with the process and skills one needs to start their own business.  

Immigrant Safety Planning

Participants work with a Safety Plan Specialist  to develop a safety plan for themselves and their loved ones in the event that a person or a family member is detained or deported.


A night with the stars showcase flyer

Students and community members displayed artwork and written pieces about their immigrant experience. Attendees had the opportunity to share their artwork in a safe space.

A night with the stars workshops

Students and community members had the opportunity to participate in an Arts and Creative Writing Series to explore their immigrant experience in a safe space.  


Meet Alan Peer Mixer


Peer Mixer



Flyer for Emergency Safety Planning


Graduate school presentations

dreamer welcome day 2020 flyer

Incoming/future CSUSM Students will learn more on campus resources, meet the DREAMers Resource Office Team, current students, and alumni. Also get help with class registration, residency, and financial aid.

Download slides with information here.