The Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC) helps the University of Alberta provide an environment that encourages full access, participation and success for Aboriginal students.

Our vision statement recognizes our commitment to the Aboriginal community on campus and for providing services that reflect this responsibility: ASSC honours the Indigenous worldview of education as a continuous ceremony of learning by respecting and supporting the voices and spirit of our community at the University of Alberta.


Writing Mentors Program

We are happy to announce the introduction of our Writing Mentors Program, where four First Nation, Metis and Inuit​ ​​Writing ​Mentors will be assisting students​ ​​with their course writing in a variety of disciplines. Find out more

Transition Year Program (TYP)

The Transition Year Program (TYP) is a University access program for Aboriginal students who may not be prepared to enter a faculty through the regular admissions route. Find out more


Recent News

Annual Spring Gathering iconAnnual Spring Gathering

On June 12, 2015 we celebrated our First Nation, Métis and Inuit graduates of Spring 2015 and ASSC’s 40th Anniversary. Read more about the event and our inspirational keynote speaker, Marilyn Buffalo.

Information for Graduates
In preparation of the Honoring Ceremony for our First Nations, Métis and Inuit graduates, graduates are asked to complete the Aboriginal Convocation Honoring Ceremony Form. 

2016 Spring Gathering

Aboriginal Student Services hosts an annual Spring Gathering event that honors our First Nation, Métis and Inuit graduates!

The 2016 Annual Spring Gathering will be held Friday, June 17, 2016.


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