As of September 2021, all Ethnic & Gender (E&G) offices are open to support your student success and needs. Please check individual websites for specific, operational hours and contact info. Masks are required indoors at all times and proof of completion of Daily Wellness Survey is required to enter all E&G offices. In order to keep us all safe, we also ask that you please continue to wash your hands, maintain physical distance, and all other health measures to reduce risk. We look forward to connecting soon.

DSIG Program

California Dream Act Service Incentive Grant Program (DSIG)


The California Dream Act Service Incentive Grant (DSIG) is a program that awards qualifying California Dream Act Applicants (CADAA) up to $4,500 per academic year for performing 300 hours of community or volunteer service.

Short Video on DSIG Information for Students:  Video Link (about 20 mins)


Eligibility to Apply:
  • Applied for CADAA (CA Dream Act App.) for 2022-2023.
  • Have an active Cal Grant B award but extends eligibility to CADAA students with a Cal Grant A award that met Cal Grant B eligibility. (If you aren't sure if you meet this requirement, please make an appointment with the financial aid office or drop by the HOSS)
  • Have Sufficient Unmet Need. (Determined by the CSAC and UCR campus financial aid office)
  • Volunteer at a qualifying organization/s.