The Faculty of Native Studies is dedicated to supporting our students through their educational journey. While we are the smallest faculty at the U of A our support staff is here to assist and guide students as well as support our growing community. We offer certificates (embedded and standalone), undergraduate degree programs - 4 year, combined and after degree - and graduate degree programs.

Academic Advising

Your Academic Advisor is essential to you, the student. The Faculty of Native Studies Academic Advisor provides academic assistance throughout your university career with:

  • Prospective Student Advising
  • Program Planning & Program Checklist Requests
  • Declaring/Changing your minor
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Academic Standing
  • Academic Appeals
  • Course Add/Delete, or Withdrawals
  • Appeal Procedures, Deferred Final Exams, etc...
  • Letter of Permission Requests
  • Prerequisite Waivers
It is recommended that students meet with the Academic Advisor at least once a year to ensure program and course planning is consistent with program requirements. 


Advising hours:
Monday - Thursday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Office Location:
2-20 Pembina Hall (map)

Prospective students:
Tel: 780-492-4173

Current student advising:

Drop-ins are always welcome, however the advisor may not be available. To ensure availability it is always best to book an appointment by contacting: 

Native Studies Front Desk:

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm