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Spring Hours

Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 8pm
Wednesday: 8am - 8pm
Thursday: 8am - 8pm
Friday: 8am -5pm

 

1119 Mesa Vista Hall
MSC06 3800
1-University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 277-6343
Fax: (505) 277-0033
E-mail: aiss@unm.edu

Native News

Important UNM Deadline
- TODAY, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 is the first day of classes for the Full (16 weeks) and First-Half (1st 8 weeks) terms.
- Friday, January 19, 2018 is the last day to ADD sections and CHANGE credit hours on LoboWEB for First-Half (1st 8 weeks) Term.
- Friday, January 18, 2018 is the last day to CHANGE grade mode on LoboWEB for First-Half (1st 8 weeks) Term.
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Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines
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Scholarships
Visit http://aiss.unm.edu/pages/private_scholarships.html for a listing of scholarships with January 2018 submission deadlines.  For specific application and guideline information, please visit the links provided. 

- American Indian Services – SUMMER 2018
Completed application packets for the Summer 2018 American Indian Services Scholarship are due February 1, 2018. For application and details, please visit https://www.americanindianservices.org/.  

- Daughters of the Revolution (DAR) American Indian Scholarship
Completed application packets for the DAR American Indian Scholarship are due February 15, 2018. For application and details, please visit http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/american-indian.

- Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship
Completed application packets for the Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship are due on February 15, 2018.  For application and guidelines, please visit http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/american-indian.
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The Sidekicks Mentorship Program
The American Indian Student Services Sidekicks Mentorship Program is accepting participant applications for the 2018 Spring semester.

The peer-to-peer model is designed to build a community of support to positively impact students’ ability to maximize their UNM experiences. Students are paired into teams and can compete in competitive monthly challenges. As a Team, participation in academic enrichment activities, service initiatives, student success events, and Getaway Adventures are ways to earn points!

Visit http://sidekicks.unm.edu for more information and complete an application.
 
If you have questions please contact Ashley Tso at aftso@unm.edu or at sidekicks@unm.edu.
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2018 American Indian Summer Bridge
The American Indian Summer Bridge (AISB) Program is NOW accepting applications for the 2018 cohort! This is a great summer opportunity for first year college students. Please share with graduating high school seniors who plan to attend UNM in Fall 2018. See application & more info at aisb.unm.edu.
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AISS Advisement
Do you need help discussing course options or have other questions about how to have a successful semester?  Stop by AISS Monday through Friday to see an Advisor.  Set up an appointment through LoboAchieve.unm.edu (see below for instructions).  If you are not a current UNM student, appointments are also available by calling 505.277.6343 or by stopping by the AISS Front Desk.  Check out the following link for AISS Advisement resources:  http://aiss.unm.edu/pages/aiss_advisement.html.

HOW TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT
1. Log into LoboAcheive.unm.edu using your UNM NetID and Password – current undergraduate students ONLY.

    • You should see a UNM sign in screen. (If you see the Starfish screen, please clear the web browser’s cache/cookies and try again.)

2. Once you have successfully logged in you will see a Services tab at the left side of the screen.

    • Please click “SEARCH SERVICES
    • Type in “American Indian Student Services
    • Click “Schedule Appointment
    • Use the “Show Advisors” to view either Jeannette Stahn or Ashley Tso advising hours

3. If the advisor appearing on your screen is the advisor you wish to schedule with, select the appointment time that fits your schedule.
4. Click the time you wish to schedule.
5. Enter the reason for your appointment and select “Schedule”. After this you are done. You will receive an appointment confirmation email that will be sent to your UNM email address.
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Residence Life & Student Housing Employment
Residence Life & Student Housing is hiring for Residential Advisors (RA) & Community Development Assistants (CDA) for the 2018-19 Academic Year! Learn more at an information session at AISS (1119 Mesa Vista Hall) on Thursday, February 1, from 2pm – 3pm.

Apply to become an RA or CDA today by following these two steps:
STEP 1 – Attend an info session

    • Wednesday, Jan 17 @ 6pm @ Lobo Rainforest
    • Thursday, Jan 18 @ 3pm @ the Hokona Classroom
    • Monday, Jan 22 @ 3pm @ the Hokona Classroom
    • Monday, Jan 22 @ 6pm @ the Hokona Classroom
    • Wednesday, Jan 24 @ 12pm @ El Centro
    • Wednesday, Jan 24 @ 3pm @ LGBTQ Resource Center
    • Thursday Jan, 25 @ 3pm @ African American Student Services
    • Thursday Jan, 25 @ 6pm @ the Hokona Classroom
    • Monday Jan, 29 @ 12pm @ the Hokona Classroom
    • Wednesday, Jan 31 @ 3pm @ Women’s Resource Center
    • Thursday, Feb 1 @ 2pm @ American Indian Student Services
    • Thursday, Feb 1 @ 7pm @ Student Family Housing

STEP 2 – Apply online at UNMJOBS.UNM.EDU by February 11, 2018
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American Indians Into Nursing Spring Lecture Series
Please join the Center for Native American Health and the Success in Nursing for Native Americans through Collaboration (SNNAC) program for our lecture series featuring renowned American Indian nurses. Guest speakers share their academic and professional experience to help prepare students for success in nursing. All students, faculty, staff, and community guests are welcome to attend. Current and prospective American Indian nursing students strongly encouraged to attend.

  • Dave Panana, BSN – January 18, 2018, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Room 1731, Domenici Center North (UNM North Campus)
  • More dates to be announced!

 

For more information please contact the Center for Native American Health at (505) 272-4100.
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2018 Miss Indian UNM Interest Meetings
ATTENTION Native Women: Interested in learning what it takes to be the next Miss Indian UNM? Attend one of the three Spring Interest Meetings leading up to the February 9th application deadline. Learn about the Pageant process and meet with the current Miss Indian UNM. Join us on either:
 

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ American Indian Student Services (1119 Mesa Vista Hall)
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ the Ethnic Center Conference Room (1151 Mesa Vista Hall)
  • Monday, February 5, 2018 @ the Ethnic Center Conference Room (1151 Mesa Vista Hall)


For more information check out the @msndnunm Facebook Event or contact MIUNM Advisor Ashley Tso at aftso@unm.edu or call American Indian Student Services at 505.277.6343
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ATTENTION Pre-Med Students
The 4 Corners Alliance invites American Indian students who are pre-med/health to a FREE 2-day Pre-Admissions Workshop (PAW). The 2018 PAW will take place at the University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix on March 22-25, 2018.  This workshop provides information and skills necessary to succeed in the medical and health–profession school admission process. Scholarships are awarded to student participants to cover the cost of airfare, hotel accommodations, conference registration, materials, and most meals. Application deadline: January 26, 2018! For more information & to apply go to, https://www.aaip.org/.
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IHS Scholarship Application Workshops
The Center for Native American Health (CNAH) is hosting two mini workshops to help students complete their IHS scholarship application before the March 28, 2018 deadline.  This will be an active workshop - please be prepared and bring your own laptop.

Workshop #1:
Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Center for Native American Health (1001 Medical Arts NE, Albuquerque, NM)

  • Create an account
  • Gather required documents & forms
  • CIB form
  • Learn how to request Faculty/Employer Evaluation
  • Curriculum for major
  • Transcripts

Workshop #2:
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Center for Native American Health (1001 Medical Arts NE, Albuquerque, NM)

  • Narrative statement
    • Gain tips on how to write a narrative statement
    • Please come prepared with a draft of your narrative statement
    • Get one-on-one narrative review

Who Should Attend?

  • Refer to the IHS Comparison chart to see if your major is funded by this scholarship: http://bit.ly/IHSSchComChart
  • Students seeking help with the application process.

For more information, call the Center for Native American Health at (505)272-4100.