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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Welcome to The Ohio State University’s Office of Student Life DACA landing page.

First we want to thank you for considering Ohio State and we want you to know that we are here to support you as best we can during your time here at Ohio State.

Your central resource for any DACA related questions or concerns is Todd Suddeth, PhD and he can be reached at He is your one stop resource for questions regarding application questions and financial aid questions. He is also available to hear any issues you experience while at Ohio State.

As of September 5, 2017, the DACA program has changed. Currently, no new DACA applications are being accepted. However, applications for renewal of DACA status are currently being accepted. For information on the renewal process, please visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website.

The Ohio State University maintains its unwavering support for our DACA students and we are working to ensure that you have the best possible experience during your time here at The Ohio State University. 

For those new to DACA, you can find an overview, including how DACA is defined, on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website.