All Penn students can benefit from accessing University resources and forging relationships with caring, committed staff and faculty. Examples of supportive spaces that can be helpful to undocumented students and those with DACA status include:.
Penn Resources and Support
|Penn DACA Resources and Support (email: DACAinfo@upenn.edu) ||215-573-3222 (3-DACA)|
|Penn Law Transnational Legal Clinic|
The Penn Law Transnational Legal Clinic is available to provide DACAmented and undocumented members of the Penn community free and confidential legal consultations to answer any questions pertaining to immigration status and possible immigration enforcement actions. Clinic office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm. Appointments are preferred.
If you need legal representation, the clinic will either represent you directly or provide you with a referral to an outside immigration lawyer. If you are an international student and/or are here on an F-1, J-1, or H-1 visa, you should first contact International Student and Scholar Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-898-4661.
If you require immediate assistance - e.g., if you or someone you know has been taken into custody by immigration or law enforcement - contact 215-898-4357 (215-898-HELP) for 24-hour assistance to be connected to necessary services.
Cultural and Community
|Center for Hispanic Excellence: La Casa Latina ||215-746-6043|
|Graduate Student Center ||215-746-6868|
|Greenfield Intercultural Center, |
home of Penn's inclusive First-Generation, Low-Income (FGLI) Program.
|LGBT Center ||215-898-5044|
|Makuu: Black Cultural Center ||215-573-0823|
|Pan-Asian American Community House (PAACH) ||215-746-6046|
|Penn Global/International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) ||215-898-4661|
|Penn Women's Center ||215-898-8611|
Health and Wellness
|Counseling and Psychological Services, |
including providers trained to assist students with cultural and family of origin concerns
|Student Health Service ||215-746-3535|
Academic and Pre-Professional
|Career Services, |
including DACA work rights, employers who hire undocumented students, and graduate school resources
|Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) ||215-746-6488|
|Tutoring Center ||215-898-8596|
|Weingarten Learning Resources Center (Office of Learning Resources; Office of Student Disabilities Services) ||215-573-9235|
|Student Financial Services ||215-898-1988|
|VPUL Access & Retention Fund: Emergency and Opportunity Grants ||215-898-6081|
|Penn for Immigrant Rights |