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Immigrant/Refugee Student Resources Information

Resources for DREAMers:

Immigrant Services Program: Immigrant Service serves MSU Denver's refugee and immigrant students (including ASSET and DACA) and any student whose first or home language is not English.
     Location: Student Academic Success Building. (SSB230).
     Contacts: Gregor Mieder: 303-352-7117
                    Ariadna Ochoa: 303-352-4149

Mental Wellbeing

Counseling Center: The Counseling Center staff can help you find ways to manage difficult times and provide you with a comforting place to examine your life and learn more about yourself so you can realize your potential.
     Location: Tivoli Building, Suite 651
     Contact: 303-556-3132
     Hours: M-F 8:00am-12:00pm; and 1:00pm-4:30pm. Note we are closed for lunch from 12:00pm-1:00pm. 

Phoenix Center: Ending Interpersonal Violence (IPV) through Prevention, Awareness and Support Services. The Phoenix Center at Auraria's mission is to implement campus response services, provide education, and facilitate dialogue related to IPV in the Auraria community.
     Location: Tivoli Student Union, Suite 259
     For Appointments: 303-556-6011

CARE: The CARE Team provides early assessment and referral when a student's behavior is flagged as concerning, risky, or potentially harmful to self, others, or the community. The team makes a good faith review of the information provided and suggests a reasonable course of action to mitigate risk, considering the needs of the individual within the context of the community.

Safety Concerns

EMERGENCIES: If you believe there is an imminent safety threat or emergency please call the police immediately. For on-campus situations please call the Auraria Police Department directly by dialing 911 from any campus phone or at 303.556.5000 from a cell phone.

Immigration Related Information

The Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN): A nonprofit organization that serves low-income men, women, and children in immigration proceedings.
3489 W 72nd Ave #211
Westminster, CO 80030
Phone: (303) 433-2812. 

Colorado Immigrants Right Coalition (CIRC): A statewide, membership­based coalition to improve the lives of immigrants and refugees by making Colorado a more welcoming, immigrant-friendly state.
2525 W Alameda Ave.
Denver, CO 80219
Phone: (303) 922-3344

Servicios de la Raza: Our mission is to provide and advocate for culturally responsive, essential human services and opportunities. Servicios de La Raza serves as an integral part of the heart of the Latino community in Metro Denver, a trusted and accessible community resource strategically linked with many of Metro Denver's schools and churches.
3131 W. 14th Avenue
Denver, Colorado 80204
Phone: (303) 458-5851

IAmerica (Mi Familia Vota): Since our founding, Mi Familia Vota has integrated local organizing, leadership development, advocacy and building broad community partnerships with our voter engagement work; focusing on local, state and federal elections.
4730 Oakland Street, Suite 210
Denver, CO 80239
Phone: (303) 375-6304

Outside Sources

Legal hour at Emily Griffith Technical College: Free guidance from an immigration attorney. Attorney Hans Meyer Days: The first and third Friday of the month. Time: 11:00am-12:00pm.
Location: Emily Griffith Campus, 1860 Lincoln St. 80203 Room 417

Legal Night at Mi Casa: In partnership with Denver Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Colorado Lawyers Committee and Denver Access to Justice. Mi Casa Hosts a FREE Legal Night Every third Tuesday of each month 5:30pm-7:00pm. Legal Night is an opportunity to receive free legal information from volunteer attorneys from Denver Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division.
360 Acoma St, Denver, CO 80223
Phone: 303-573-1302

Legal Night at Centro San Juan Diego:
Free legal advice, the first Wednesday of every month, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
2830 Lawrence St.
Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 303-295-9470

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