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Dream Program

Learn about Undocumented Student Services and Support.

Explore Dream Program

The Santa Monica College DREAM Program provides support services to undocumented students and students from mixed-status households.​ We acknowledge diversity within our program and are committed to promoting equitable and inclusive practices in serving our students. 

SMC's Dream program mission and services aim to increase personal growth, development, and retention of DREAM students through academic, career, and personal counseling.​ Dream Program counseling and services provide assistance with qualifying for California Dream Act, Financial Aid/ Scholarships and offer workshops related to undocumented students and their families.

Discover Dream Program Navigation Guide

Learn about resources and access to Dream Program services.

Connect with Dream Program Student Support

Dream Program offers a variety of ways to connect to student services and support.

Contact Dream Program Counselors

You can request a Zoom Video or phone appointment by emailing or leaving a voice message at 310-434-4892. There is currently no required application to join the Dream Program. Students connecting with the Dream Program for the first time are highly encouraged to complete an interest form prior to scheduling an appointment.

2021-2022 Dream Program Interest Form


Workshops and Events

Learn about upcoming Dream Program workshops related to financial aid, academic support, legal services and wellness. You can also access recorded session of past workshops!

Dream Program Workshops


Undocu-Ally Program

The Undocumented Ally Program is a network of Santa Monica College faculty, staff, managers, and students that are committed to providing support, education, and understanding to our SMC undocumented students. To be an Ally, you must attend a three-hour training. For more information on upcoming training dates, click here

Undocumented Ally Program and Resources

Thrive with Dream Program Navigation Tools

Utilize these tools to successfully navigate Dream Program services and resources.