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 certificate (embedded and stand alone), undergraduate degree programs - 4 year, combined and after degree -  as well, offer a graduate degree program.

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:

Office Location: 2-20 Pembina Hall

Monday - Thursday

9:00am - 12:00pm

1:00pm - 3:30pm


Office Location: 2-20 Pembina Hall

Tel: 780-492-0525



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:


Front Desk: 780-492-2991

Hours: 10:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 3:00pm