The En'owkin Centre is a registered Private Post Secondary Institute and member of The Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Association (IAHLA). As an Indigenous controlled adult and post-secondary educational institute we offer community-based programs with a spectrum of virtual courses and programs that include: college and university programs leading to certificates, diplomas, laddering towards degrees.
The student services office at the En'owkin provides long-term and short-term individual academic counseling as well as a 'drop-in' resource centre to help you resolve any problems you may encounter as the school year unfolds. Traditional Indigenous values and practices are encouraged whenever applicable.
For Admissions Contact: Lavinia Wilson Academic Records Maintenance Coordinator
PHONE: 250-493-7181 Ext. 220
For Academic Advising Contact: Suzanne Johnson, MSc., Manager Academic Programs
PHONE: 250-493-7181 Ext. 202
For NIPAT Program: Tracey Kim Bonneau, Manager Arts Cuture & Adult Higher Learning
PHONE: 250-493-7181 Ext. 208
Our academic advisor will help you with the information on career and program planning, course requirements and transferability of En-owkin Centre courses as well as those of other educational institutions.
Career advising is available to help you choose a satisfying career goal using individual/ group interest aptitude inventories and assessments as well as personal skills training.
En'owkin will assist students with referrals to Native Drug & Alcohol services within the local community.
En'owkin offers a variety of tutorial services including; access to computer resources, instructors (and even fellow students) are willing to provide assistance, tutorials and demonstrations. Students may also contact student services for additional assistance.
At the start of the academic year, the student body may, if it chooses to, elect representatives who will work with student services staff to organize cultural, athletic, social and awareness events throughout the year.
En'owkin maintains a close friendship with the larger Indigenous community. Indigenous elders and leaders actively participate in events designed to increase our understanding of the history, traditions and values.
Information regarding student loans is available for those students not eligible for Band funding. Scholarships and bursary information is also made available to students. NAPAT students, who qualify, are eligible to apply for tuition and living allowance scholarships. Only a limited number of scholarships are available, so apply early.
Unfortunately, En'owkin Centre does not have any student residencies; however, assistance is provided to help students find suitable accommodations. Through the support of the local community En'owkin has been successful in locating suitable accommodation for all students.
Full Year: Sept 15th
Fall Semester: Sept 15th
Winter Semester: Jan 15th
Spring Semester: May 15th
Summer Semester: July 15th
Dates in accordance with accrediting institutions will apply and must be done through the Student Services Administrator where students must complete and submit the appropriate forms. Withdraw dates for each dept. may differ.
All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing. Please note the refund policy is under financial arrangement.