Mesa Journeys



Room: Room I4-309 (3rd floor)
Phone: 619-388-2706
Fax: 619-388-2464

Office Hours
M-Th: 8:00am - 6:00pm
F: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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What is AB540?

Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) is a California State Law that allows undocumented students who meet certain requirements to pay in-state tuition fees to attend any UC, CSU, or California Community College

Eligibility for AB 540 Status

  • Attended a California high school for at least 3 years.
  • Graduated from a California high school, obtained a GED or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam prior to the first day of the semester.
  • Registered or enrolled at a California Community College.
  • File an AB 540 Affidavit stating you have filed (or will file when eligible to do so) for legal immigration status.

Apply for AB 540 Status

  • Complete the AB 540 Affidavit.
  • Provide a copy of your California high school transcript indicating at least 3 years of attendance and graduation.
  • Submit all eligibility documents to the Admissions Office.

Financial Aid for AB 540 Students

To qualify:

AB 540 Resources