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Our programs encourage Native American, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian students to engage with the university community. You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills and connect with other students. 

NASS Scholars Program

Receive academic and financial aid guidance, peer mentor support, as well as connections to campus resources, and be part of a First Year Seminar (FYS) class cohort for new Native American, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian freshmen students during your first and second semesters at the university. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements to be in the program.

Academic and Personal Development workshop series

Workshop topics include leadership development, finances, career planning, diverse cultural subjects, and other student educational opportunities. 

P.E.E.R.S (Providing Encouragement to Empower and Retain Students) Program

Share your experiences and lead the next generation of students to success. The PEERS Program is comprised of seasoned college students who serve in a dual role as a Peer Teaching Assistant (PTA) and as a peer mentor to NASS Scholars participants.  For more information, contact Sharon Doctor at 928-523-6960 or e-mail