UndocuScholar Resource Connection
The ARC UndocuScholar Resource Connection empowers students, staff, faculty, and community members who are undocumented, of mixed-status family, or allies by supporting their academic, personal, and professional goals. The ARC UndocuScholar Resource Connection is committed to providing individualized support and resources to help students achieve their academic pathway.
Learn about how to get started and apply as an undocumented student.
Please visit the Student Center HUB to receive support!
ARC Counselors Carmelita Palomares, Rick Ramirez, Lydia Delgado, and Mayra Mireles provide a comprehensive support service to students who are undocumented, of mixed family status, and allies. Please visit the HUB to schedule an appointment to receive assistance with creating an educational plan (iSEP).
The URC has undocufriendly counselors and to please contact us if they would like to be scheduled with them. (916) 484 - 4568
ARC Financial Aid Officer, Patricia Jimenez de Valdez, provides financial aid information and support. To receive assistance, please call (916) 484-8491 or email Patricia at: JimeneP@arc.losrios.edu.
Learn to understand and how to provide support to the undocumented community. Learn about the latest laws and policies affecting UndocuScholars. This training is open to students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members! Make sure to attend and add this training to your resume!
In partnership with Opening Doors, the UndocuScholar Resource Connection is offering free immigration consultations to anyone who is undocumented, of mixed family status, or allies. The Immigration Consultations take place every first Thursday of the month at the Counseling Center from 10am - 1pm.
February 6, 2020
March 5, 2020
April 2, 2020
May 7 , 2020
Location: Hub, Pipeline
Wellness Time: Wellness Time is a peer support group intended to provide a space for meaningful interaction and connection amongst undocumented students, student of mixed-status families, and allies at American River College. The group meets every on every 3rd Thursday of the month in the Submarine Room in the Center for Leadership and Development. Light snacks and refreshments are provided.
For more information, please contact Viridiana Castro Silva at: (916) 484-8489 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dean: Dr. Joshua Moon Johnson
Equity Programs Supervisor: Satya Chima
Student Personnel Assistant: Deborah Hernandez
Phone: (916) 484-8489
Fax: (916) 484-8519
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Also through appointment
Peer Mentor Hours
Desiree: Monday / Wednesday 10:30 a.m - 11:30 a.m
Tuesday / Thursday 3:00 p.m - 5:30 p.m
Ema: Tuesday / Thursday : 9:00 - 10:00 a.m
The HUB (located in the Student Center Building)
Direct Support Services to UndocuScholars and the Undocumented Community
At the UndocuScholar Resource Connection, the student life supervisor, student personnel assistant, and peer mentor provide support and resources to students, staff, faculty, and community members who are undocumented, of mixed family status, or allies. We provide the following direct services:
- Moral support
- Referrals to on- and off-campus resources
- Assistance with admissions
- Assistance with financial aid applications
- Career-related services