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There are a variety of services available for Aboriginal students at McMaster, as well as a welcoming and friendly staff who are here to help support you throughout your time at McMaster.

Indigenous Student Success Advisor:

The Indigenous Student Success Advisor is available to provide ongoing assistance and support on a professional and experiential basis. This includes academic, practical and culturally appropriate advising to incoming and current students.

All prospective and current First Nations, Metis and Inuit applicants are encouraged to contact the Indigenous Student Services Office by email at

Contact the Indigenous Student Services Office

Writing Skills Workshops:

ISP offers Writing Skills workshops twice annually, both at Six Nations Polytechnic and McMaster. If you need assistance with research or writing a paper, we are here to help.

Student Library:

Hundreds of titles in the areas of Indigenous Knowledge, research and language area are available in the library. We also offer DVDs, language CDs, etc for student borrowing.

Student Lounge:

The ISP Office in L.R. Wilson Hall has a student space available for studying, meetings or just taking a break. The room is equipped with a flat screen TV, DVD player, computers, printer and WiFi.

Research Librarian:

A librarian from one of the libraries here on campus, offers ISP students research-related assistance for two hours every week.


Soup Days:

Every Tuesday, the ISP office provides a delicious free soup for students. Stop by during the afternoon to grab some soup and meet staff and students.

Indigenous Student Wellness

We have created this web resource in hopes of easing your transition into post-secondary life. University can be challenging, but this website contains many tips and resources to help you stay healthy while balancing academics, extra-curricular activities, family commitments, and more.

Learn more about Indigenous Student Wellness at Mac