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Mission & Pillars









Our Mission

Services for Undocumented Students is committed to empowering undocumented students to achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. We strive to build a community of scholars among our undocumented community at UC Merced. Through collaborations within the campus and Merced community, we aim to provide a safe and inclusive environment for all undocumented students.

Our Vision

Services for Undocumented Students will promote the advancement of undocumented students in higher education.

Our Pillars


We build resilience by uplifting, celebrating, and encouraging ownership of our students’ stories and experiences.


We build a community of scholars through our programs because it is an essential component to academic, professional, and personal success.


We build a supportive environment through a holistic and individualized approach focusing on our students’ potential and not their perceived limits.