UC Berkeley’s Undocumented Student Program (USP) — a component of the Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence — provides guidance and support to undocumented undergraduates and graduate students at Cal. USP practices a holistic, multicultural and solution-focused approach that delivers individualized service for each student. The academic counseling, legal support, mental health support, professional development opportunities, financial aid resources and extensive campus referral network provided by USP helps students develop the unique gifts and talents they each bring to the university, while empowering a sense of belonging. The program’s mission is to support the advancement of undocumented students within higher education and promote pathways for engaged scholarship. USP is committed to working with community organizations, universities, and partnering to create access and increase retention for undocumented students in higher education.