American Indian Center


The American Indian Center (AIC) offers a resource center focusing on American Indian issues, a computer lab, and help with admission, financial aid, tutoring, housing, advising and career development. The AIC hours are as follows:

  • Academic Year: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Student Support Services

The American Indian Center strives to provide a supportive environment for Indian students at all levels of education to meet the educational goals they have set for themselves. Social, academic and professional opportunities are provided through planned activities.

Overall retention and success of American Indian students are enhanced by assistance in the admissions process, financial aid, personal concerns, tutoring, housing, academic advising and career development.

Services offered by the AIC include:

  • Referrals to appropriate St. Cloud State University agencies when necessary
  • Each semester orientation is offered for all students to help them become comfortable in their new campus and city communities
  • Services to Indian student organizations to enable students to become involved in student activities and to meet other Indian students
  • Social activities are often co-sponsored with student organizations
  • Seminars on a variety of subjects relative to college life and Indian life

Academic Advising

Academic advising is available by appointment at the American Indian Center. To schedule an appointment please call 320-308-5449.

American Indian Center Scholarships

Counseling and Psychological Services

consultation is available to all SCSU faculty, staff, students, and families of our students. Call our office at 320.308.3171 and ask to consult with one of our counselors, visit our office in Stewart Hall
103, or view our website at

For information about the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, visit:

Resource Center

The AIC has a small collection of media that may be of interest to those who would like more information regarding Native history, culture, and events. Contact (320) 308-5449 for more information.

A larger collection of material is available in the University Library in the Miller Center. Contact the Library at (320) 308-2084 or visit

Computer Lab

The AIC computer lab opened in the spring of 1997. The AIC computer lab offers desktop PC’s with basic programs. Printers are also available for assignments. Classes and workshops are available to help students use these tools to their fullest capability. The computer lab is open during regular AIC business hours.

Careers in Student Affairs

Find out what a Student Affairs profession consists of, and what positions are currently available: Residential Life Opportunities

Phone us at (320) 308-5449 or e-mail if you have questions or comments regarding the resource links. Disclaimer: These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the American Indian Center of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The American Indian Center bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.