Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
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Undergraduate Academic Calendar 2013/2014

Contact Us:

J Bell
email: jbell@wlu.ca
phone: 6350


Office of Aboriginal Initiatives - Waterloo Campus

Student Support Co-ordinator (Waterloo Campus): Melissa Ireland, mireland@wlu.ca, ext. 4190
Aboriginal Students Recruitment and Retention Officer: Kandice Baptiste, kbaptiste@wlu.ca, ext. 4312 (serves all campuses)
Location (Waterloo Campus): 187 Albert Street
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Office of Aboriginal Initiatives offers a wide range of supportive, holistic, cultural and academic programming. We are committed to fostering a positive student experience for all Aboriginal students: First Nations, Status, Non-Status, Inuit, and Mιtis persons. We also provide education, awareness, resources and training regarding Aboriginal culture to all students, faculty and staff. Our services assist Aboriginal students from the application process through to graduation:

•    Access to smudging
•    Community outreach
•    Scholarship and Bursary assistance
•    Computer and wifi access
•    Quiet study room
•    Admissions assistance
•    Visiting Elders program
•    SEEDS program
•    Resources for faculty and staff
•    Academic and personal counseling
•    Advocacy and referrals
•    Regular gatherings and feasts
•    Resource library