Augustana's Indigenous Portal

Student Advising

All First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students can access resources and supports to help them achieve their educational goals through Augustana's Indigenous Student Services. We are available to support and discuss any questions or concerns you might have. Indigenous Student Services are accessed in the Indigenous students' community space within the Wahkohtowin Lodge (Forum L1-030). Phone, email, or stop by anytime for confidential, one-on-one, student-centered assistance, advice, encouragement, or anything else you may need to help you succeed in your studies.

Areas of support include:

  • Advocacy
  • Community and Campus Referrals
  • Financial Aid and Funding Information
  • Housing Options
  • Information on University Policies and Procedures
  • Job Search and Career Planning Resources
  • Retention Services and Study Supports
  • Transition Concerns
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • … and any other questions or concerns

Contact Indigenous Student Services to learn more!


Academic Advising Drop-In Hour

Students seeking academic advice can meet with Student Advisor, Erika Heiberg, in the Indigenous students' community space on Tuesdays between 1:00 - 2:00 pm.  Erika is available to provide help with program information, course selection, changing programs, and more!

Appointments with Student Advisors at other times during the week can be booked online here!


First Peoples' House - North Campus

Augustana's Indigenous students are also welcome to access the various student services available on North Campus, including those offered by First Peoples' House. Augustana's Indigenous students receive weekly emails from First Peoples' House in Edmonton that highlight their academic, social, and cultural events.

Another useful connection is the U of A Aboriginal / Indigenous Index of Links.