American Indian Student Services
315 Princeton Street
Phone (701) 777-4291
American Indian Student Services (AISS) is designed to promote and foster the academic and personal success of American Indian and other students enrolled at the University of North Dakota (UND). AISS works directly with the UND Admissions Office to actively recruit American Indian high school and community college students, and collaborates with other departments and external agencies to provide the highest quality of services and advocacy. AISS introduces new students to UND and supports continuing students by serving as an information, assistance, and resource center.
Services are provided to guide and support students in their transition to the University through to graduation/degree(s) attainment. The student support component provides academic, personal, and cultural advisement and support. AISS also assists new and transfer students with University orientation, the early registration process, academic advisement, financial aid and scholarship information, general information, and referral resources.
The AISS Student Success Program is a student success program designed for American Indian and other underrepresented students to monitor their academic progress, give guidance and direction, provide tutoring, etc. The program was created to support, guide, and encourage American Indian students to successfully achieve academic goals, foster career goals, develop personal life skills, and attain leadership skills.
The student academic services component strives to meet the scholarly needs of American Indian students. Students are encouraged to utilize the AISS tutoring program. AISS tutors are available Sunday through Thursday evenings in various subject areas such as math, science, business, and college level writing. AISS also sponsors study skills, time and money management, and writing workshops in addition to a wide range of tutor learning activities. A computer lab with printing is available for student use.
The American Indian Center serves as an academic and social gathering area for American Indian and other students, while providing the students “a home away from home.” American Indian student organizations and programs, faculty, and staff host a variety of cultural activities, meetings, academic enhancement workshops, etc., at the Center. All UND students are welcome and encouraged to utilize the American Indian Center and AISS services where we are working "to build stronger American Indian communities, one successful student at a time"!