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Application for the 2016-2017 Retention Programs

*Priority Deadline:  Feb. 1st 2016

*Regular Deadline: May 1st 2016


Click here for the NDNSS Program application.

Native American Student Services provides to Native American (N.A) and Alaskan Native (A.N) students services to support their academic success, including academic advising, guidance and referrals to appropriate student services.

Native American Student Services coordinates with the Diversity and Multicultural Student Services (D.M.S.S) offices; the Diversity Recognition Scholarship Program, the Native American Student and Community Center, the Student Support Services/Educational Opportunity Program, and the Tutoring Center as key services for the retention and success of the N.A/A.N students.

Native American Student Services

  • Provides advising, counseling, advocacy, and referral to appropriate student services and intervention assistance
  • Conducts Annual Financial Aid and Scholarship workshops. Assists students in their search for scholarships and with completing the application process
  • Provides leadership development opportunities and guidance to N.A/A.N students by involving them in numerous activities and internships throughout the year
  • Assists Native American student clubs on campus - United Indian Students in Higher Education (U.I.S.H.E), Pacific Islanders Club (P.I.C) and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (A.I.S.E.S) - to provide connections to campus life
  • Coordinates services provided by Portland Urban Indian Programs and community organizations such as the Native American Youth Association (N.A.Y.A), Native American Rehabilitation Association (N.A.R.A), and the Title VII Indian Education Program to benefit of N.A/A.N students
  • Sponsors the yearly N.A/A.N Graduation Honor Day Ceremony and serves as liaison to American Indian/Alaskan Native Tribes and Pacific Islanders.

**Native American Student Services does not deal with booking/reserving of the Native American Student & Community Center. If you would like to make an inquiry, please visit The Native American Student & Community Center website.



N.A.S.S Emergency Fund

Foundation Account Information for N.A.S.C.C.A.B and Community Members wishing to donate to the Native American Student Services Emergency Fund

The Emergency Fund Account Code is 3201022

There are three ways to give:

  • Online -
  • By Phone - (503) 725-4911
  • Mailing - Make checks payable to P.S.U Foundation, P.O. Box 243, Portland, OR 97207-0243. Include with payment a note specifying account 3201022, or download a pledge form from the website.