Undocumented & DACAmented Support at Pacific

Más de 800.000 jóvenes se han beneficiado directamente de DACA.| More than 800,000 young people have directly benefited from DACA.

65,000 estudiantes indocumentados se gradúan de la escuela secundaria cada año.| 65,000 undocumented students graduate from high school every year. 

De 7.000 a 13.000 estudiantes indocumentados se matriculan en la universidad cada año. | 7,000 - 13,000 undocumented students enroll in college each year. 



“Pacific University is committed to welcoming and serving undocumented students. We are equipped with resources and support services to help students with their academics, personal growth, and sense of belonging. We recognize the challenges and barriers that undocumented students have to overcome to reach Pacific University, and we look forward to seeing you succeed in your journeys while you are here.”

Narce Rodriguez
Vice President for Student Affairs & Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer


The Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility (OEDIA) works on multiple fronts, in particular to continue to support the university’s long-time tradition as a nurturing and supportive learning environment, preparing diverse students for success in a global community. The Student Multicultural Center, a center housed under the OEDIA, is working to develop support systems and resources for Pacific’s undocumented and DACAmented students. 

Pacific University recognizes that undocumented students make important contributions to our success as an institution as part of our academic and social dynamic on campus, and we admit and enroll students regardless of citizenship.

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Contact Us

Jean Garcia-Chitwood, PhD | Director of the Student Multicultural Center | email Jean