Life On Campus

Message from the Dean of Student Life

Thank you for choosing Northwest Indian College!

At Northwest Indian College, we not only offer quality learning at an affordable cost but also the skills to achieve a balanced education through our philosophy of promoting Indigenous self-determination and knowledge. It is this philosophy that lends to our daily practices and dedication to student success.

Our student-oriented approach is evident in all we do: classroom learning, extra and co-curricular experiences, internships, research, and community outreach. Our investment in students is reflected in our graduates who are leaders in their fields and highly prized by employers. Student success is our highest priority.

As a student at Northwest Indian College, it is important that you understand you are a part of our family and that the Center for Student Success will make our best efforts to ensure you succeed, so that you may provide for yourself, your family, and your community. I encourage you to become involved in clubs, organizations, student government, and service-learning opportunities so that you may make the most of your college experience. It is your responsibility to take charge of your own education, and our Student Services staff will stand by to support you as you take full13920151_294571714228826_3709190830396548352_ol advantage
 of this extraordinary place.

Best wishes for a successful year!

Victoria Retasket
Dean of Student Life


Winter2017-2018 President's List and Dean's List

Congratulations to our students who earned high academic achievement in Winter Quarter 2017-2018. The President's List distinction is limited to students who earn a quarterly grade point average of 4.0. The Dean's List distinction is limited to students who earn a quarterly grade point average of 3.5-3.99.

President's List

Christina Adams
Daveen Ancheta
Ace Baker
Katharine Bizyayeva
Anna Brendible
Mary Brewer
Jason Brockie
Shelby Buchert
Anthony Capetillo
Ryawn Cline
Sheila Cooper
Sarah Davidson
Nora Erevia
Shaelina Gallo-Townsend
Troy George
Natosha Gobin
Scott Grinnell
Zachary Harris
Sonia Hoffman
Michael Howling Wolf
Juliene Jojola
Roque Juvinel
Annice Kaubin
Susan Martin
Kearsten McCoy
Melvin Miles
Ebony Neal
Kelsie Pablo
Jennifer Peters
Ashton Picard
Malissa Purser
Charlotte Ramey
Christy Schmuck
Chelsie Sharp
Diana Silva
Malory Simpson
Kathleen Solomon
Rose Spino
Victoria Strombeck
Bethany Swift
Tyler Ward
Lindy Warden
Johanna Whiteplume
Jennifer Willup
William Wilson

Dean's List

Richard Ahlberg
Oceana Alday
Heaven Arbuckle
Nicholas Bennett
Gayle Benson
Carrie Bill
Patricia Blackburn
Quintina Bowen
Tamara Brooks
Susan Claplanhoo
Wilson Clifford
Michael Cole
Dean Dan
Charlita Davis
Manuel De La Rosa
Tracy Deardorff
Lydia Duggan
Natasha Edwards
Leilani Feliciano
Marci Fryberg
Alicia Fulton
Rebecca Galindo
Autumn Gobert-Rios
Orinda Goddard
Nathanial Gorman
Tayna Greene
Roberta Hall
Krista Hamburg
Mary Hanna
Estabon Hayes
Jason Hayes
Joshua Henry
Dominic Higheagle
Nico Higheagle
Joseph Hillaire
Mariah Holiday
Roxanne Honcoop-Miller
Jessica Jack
Hannah Jantz
Lorna Johnson
Treiza Jones
Shoshanna Lancaster-Jones
Frank Lawrence
Jennifer Martin
Danielle McKay
Natane Miles
Shawn Mills
David Miramontez
Phillip Morris
Breana Nguyen
Jodie Owsley
Toniqua Parker
Laryssa Paulson
Tatiana Petticrew
Manuel Plaster
Stormy Purser
Christonda Rios
Kiel Sabori
Marie Sanders
Teresa Sanders
Harrilyn Smith
Brandy Solomon
Ariana Stevens
Cecillia Tom
Sandra Wahsise
Katherine Waid
Chad Walden
Veronica Washington
Laura Wiggins
Dancing Cloud Williams
Denise Willup
Clara Young

Student Life at NWIC

At Northwest Indian College the student body is a diverse group. The average student is a 29-year-old female with at least one dependent. However, increasing numbers of traditional college age students are enrolling right out of high school. Over 75 percent of our students come from a federally-recognized Indian tribe and we represent over 90 different tribal nations. Northwest Indian College proudly serves over 1,100 students annually.

Our student clubs consist of interest groups from Media, Art, Rockets, Grad School, and Pow Wow to Nationally recognized organizations such as AISES and AIBL, which allow our students opportunity for life experiences not found in a book or in the classroom. Students have the option to work within the communities in which they learn, and give back to their people in various ways.  

We are honored to serve the students, who represent their families and their tribes when they walk through our doors.

2016-2017 Student Handbook

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