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Native American Student Services
Native American Student Services provides to Native American (NA) and Alaskan Native (AN) 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 (DMSS) 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 NA/AN 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 NA/AN 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 (UISHE) and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) - to provide connections to campus life

  • Coordinates services provided by Portland Urban Indian Programs and community organizations such as the Native American Youth Association (NAYA), Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA), and the Title VII Indian Education Program to benefit of NA/AN students

  • Sponsors the yearly NA/AN Graduation Honor Day Ceremony and serves as liaison to American Indian/Alaskan Native Tribes