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March 31: Important information about the university's response to COVID-19
CAMP, College Assistance Migrant Program
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About the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a federally funded program designed for students from migrant families.  We offer intensive first-year personal, academic and financial support to promote continued enrollment and eventual graduation from the university.

Field workers

Migrant farm worker

A seasonal farm worker whose employment required travel which kept the farm worker from returning to a permanent home within the same day.

Seasonal farm worker

A person who was employed in farm work on a temporary or seasonal, not year-round, basis.

Fisherman holding his catch

Migrant or seasonal work may include:

Any activity directly related to the production of crops, dairy products, poultry, or keeping, grazing, feeding or selling of livestock. Production of bulbs, flower seeds, vegetables, plants or vines. Cultivation or harvesting of trees, sod farms, nurseries, orchards, mushroom cellars, & cranberry bogs. Fish farms. Any agricultural activity, performed for either wages or personal subsistence, on a farm, ranch, or similar establishment.

Eligibility Requirements