Undocumented & DACA Students

Important DACA Renewal Update: According to the USCIS website only DACA renewal requests received by October 5, 2017, from current beneficiaries whose benefits will expire between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018 will be reviewed. For more information, visit www.uscis.gov

Bunker Hill Community College welcomes applications from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and undocumented students.

Visit the Apply Now page.

In-State Tuition and Fees Benefit

DACA students are eligible for in-state tuition and fees. Submit the following documents:

  • C-33 work permit (Employment Authorization Documentation)
  • I-797 (Notice of Action).
  • Proof of Massachusetts residency

Paying for College

Undocumented and DACA students are not eligible for state or federal financial aid. We encourage you to review the BHCC Payment Plan and apply for BHCC scholarships.

As a DACA student, you are eligible for tuition credit if you’ve received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship.

Currently enrolled or recent graduates of Boston Public Schools: DACA students may be eligible for assistance under the BPS Tuition-Free Community College Plan. Contact TuitionFreeCollege@boston.gov or call the city hotline at 3-1-1 for more information.


If you have questions, please email undoc@bhcc.mass.edu