DACA Resources for Students and Allies

OSU List of Allies

OSU Campus Allies

Please click here to see our updated spreadsheet:

OSU Campus Allies

OSU DACA Support Fund

Options for Supporting Our DACA Students!

DACA Scholarship Fund:  Click here

Latinx Student Success Fund: Click here

Contact SCOPE to donate directly to the student organization: Click here

Your donation to this fund supports financial aid and programming for students under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or students who otherwise meet DACA eligibility requirements.

OSU Counseling and Support

The Ohio State University’s Student Life Counseling and Consultation Service (SLCCS) is offering special consultation services students, friends, family, or partners affected by the DACA policy change. SLCCS provide a safe and confidential environment to speak wth a counselor. Services are available in both Spanish and English.

If support is needed, please contact SLCCS at 614-292-5766, and after-hours press option 2 for immediate assistance to talk to a therapist. 

Address: Younkin Success Center (4th Floor), 1640 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201
Website: ccs.osu.edu

Love Notes for Dreamers

DACA - PBS NewsHour October 2019

Upcoming Events in Columbus

BuckIDream Ally Training Sessions

are offered by the Social Justice Engagement Team

at the Multicultural Center!


See https://mcc.osu.edu/education-and-training/social-justice-workshops 

for more information and to request or sign up for a training.


BuckAlly Dream Intro

BuckAlly Dream Advocate


Topics to be covered - What challenges do DACA & undocumented students face nationwide?  What are the financial, psychological, and educational repercussions of living with undocumented status?  What OSU resources are available for DACA and undocumented students? What can I do to support these students?  Where can I find more information or resources about this topic?  Know your rights - Role-playing for instructors, staff, and students - Bystander training - Raise awareness in your social network - Become a member of the OSU BuckIDream Working Group!

OSU DACA Liaison

Indra Leyva

Indra Leyva, She/Her/Hers

Title: Interim Assistant Director, Social Justice Engagement / Intercultural Specialist, Latino Student Initiatives; Liaison for DACA Students

Phone: 614-688-8449

Email: leyva-santiago.1@osu.edu

Indra is serving in an interim capacity as your central resource for any DACA related questions or concerns. 

OSU Student Legal Services

Contact for this Guide

This guide was created in 2017 by librarians to share DACA resources that are available on-campus and beyond for DACA students. To suggest resources, edits, changes, or to assist in the maintenance of this guide please contact Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros, Latin American Studies Librarian at espinosa@osu.edu.