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Important notice:

Please see page: CISS Safety Plan Fall 2021

CISS Staff will be working remotely, and we will respond to your inquiries via email: cissinfo@yorku.ca

For information about York University’s COVID-19 response please visit York U Better together

The Centre for Indigenous Student (CISS) Services strives to create a sense of belonging and to support the academic, spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being of a diverse Indigenous student population. We provide a safe community space that offers culturally appropriate support services and programs to facilitate students' success throughout their post-secondary studies.

Recognizing that our Indigenous students are from all corners of Turtle Island, we welcome and encourage all students who self-identify as Indigenous to register with CISS to access our services and programs.

As a member of CISS, you have access to a variety of support services provided below:

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

  • Learning Skills and Career supports
  • Advice and Referrals
  • Writing Instruction

SPIRITUAL SUPPORT

  • Elder-On-Campus Program
  • Learning Skills and Career supports
  • Advice and Referrals

CULTURAL SUPPORT

  • Cultural Workshops include beading, moccasin, ribbon skirt, and hand drum making
  • Indigenousl Sharing Circle (Mentoring) Program
  • Tipi Site

PHYSICAL SUPPORT

  • Resource Room and Study Space
  • Photocopying, Faxing, and Printing Services
  • Access to Computers
  • Laptop Lending Program
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Skennen’kó:wa Gamig

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CISS Welcome area