UPDATED NACC INFORMATION
The Native American Cultural Center (NACC) will be closing its doors in compliance with Gov. Ducey’s shelter in place requirement effective 4/1/2020, all staff will be working remotely. You can still contact us with your questions at (928)523-3849 or through email at NAU-NACC@nau.edu. The Office of Indigenous Student Success can be reached at (928)523-8086 or through email at ISSNatives@nau.edu. We are still here for you and our community, check out our NACC Facebook page and/or our Instagram account for up to date information, resources, and check-ins. Please feel free to reach out to us if you need anything at all, remember, we are here for you!
We appreciate your patience and assistance in keeping our community safe during these times. NAU has provided up to date information at the following web page: https://nau.edu/coronavirus
Northern Arizona University is unique in its mission to become the leading university serving Native Americans. The Office of Native American Initiatives (ONAI) was established to make this mission a reality. ONAI seeks to make a substantial and enduring contribution to a new era in American Indian self-determination by:
- partnering with Native American communities
- collaborating with tribal colleges and universities
- contributing to a culture of support for Native American students
- building bridges to and from Indigenous-serving institutions across the globe
Institute for Native-serving Educators (INE)
The goal of INE is to be the premier preK-12 professional development institute of choice for Native Nations in the United States. The Institute for Native-serving Educators houses all professional development partnerships and programs for teachers and administrators in early childhood programs through high school.
Tribal Leadership Initiative
The Tribal Leadership Initiative provides training and support for current and future tribal leaders in Indian Country through graduate curricula, executive education, youth leadership programs, fellowships, and more…
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals focuses on the protection and sustainability of Native American land, strengthening tribal capacity and sovereignty in environmental and resource management through culturally relevant education, research, partnerships and policy-based services.
Native American Cultural Center
The Native American Cultural Center is the central hub for Native American activities at NAU, providing resources for Native American students, Arizona tribes, local Native American organizations, and students, staff, and faculty throughout the NAU campus.
Special Programs and Alumni Relations
Special Programs and Alumni Relations is focused on connecting NAU Native American alumni with students and programs throughout the university, building relationships that reach across generations and disciplines.
Office of Indigenous Student Success
Office of Indigenous Student Success (OISS) provides culturally competent, individualized support, for American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students at Northern Arizona University.