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Native American Program
The Native American Program within the Access & Diversity Center works to meet the variable needs of American Indian/Alaskan Native students pursuing higher education. For more information about the Native American Program, contact the Access & Diversity Center at 435-797-1728.
Connect American Indian/Alaskan Native students with advising resources in order to achieving their academic goals and graduation from the university.
Foster leadership opportunities while coordinating with the Access & Diversity Center Program Coordinators and ASUSU's Diversity V.P. to promote and enhance cultural understanding, group presentations, leadership workshops, and educational activities/events as planned by the Native American Student Council.
- Annual Pow wow
- Native American Week
- Diversity Week
- Leadership Training
Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources
Interface with the Office of Financial Aid to assist American Indian/Alaskan Native students with federal, tribal, institutional, and private resources and procedures for financial assistance.
- PELL Grant
- Tribal Scholarship
Recruitment and Outreach
Coordinate with the Office of Admissions, high school counselors, and tribes for outreach and recruitment of American Indian/Alaskan Native students. Collaborate with university entities to host American Indian/Alaskan Native high school students to the University.
- MOU with the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah
- MOU with the Northwestern Shoshone Tribe of Utah
- Rural/Urban high schools
- Utah Indian Education Coordinators and high school counselors
Provide personal counseling and mediation, in coordination with the Counseling Center, as appropriate which result from misinterpretations with social, economic, or cultural misunderstandings that may impede academic progress.