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155 Indian Ave
Lawrence , Kansas 66046-4800

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Academic Support Center
155 Indian Ave
Lawrence, KS 66046-4800
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About Haskell Indian Nations University

Haskell Indian Nations University, located in Lawrence, Kansas, is a unique and culturally significant institution that has been serving Native American communities for over 130 years. As the premier tribal university in the United States, Haskell prides itself on its rich history, commitment to academic excellence, and dedication to preserving Native American cultures and traditions.

Established in 1884 as the United States Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell initially focused on providing vocational training to Native American students. Over time, the institution evolved and expanded its academic offerings, ultimately transitioning into a university with a comprehensive curriculum. Today, Haskell offers programs leading to bachelor’s degrees in various disciplines, including Indigenous and American Indian Studies, Business Administration, Environmental Science, Elementary Education, and many others.

Haskell’s mission goes far beyond conventional education. With a holistic approach to empowering Native American students, the university focuses on nurturing academic achievement, cultural preservation, and personal development. Haskell’s commitment to maintaining the cultural identities of its student body while empowering them to succeed is what truly sets it apart.

One of the unique aspects of Haskell Indian Nations University is its emphasis on cultural immersion and the celebration of Native American heritage. The university has an extensive collection of tribal artifacts, artwork, and historical documents housed in the Haskell Cultural Center and Museum. This valuable resource serves not only as an educational tool for students but also as a way to preserve and promote Native American history and culture. Additionally, Haskell hosts various powwows and cultural events throughout the year, inviting students, faculty, staff, and the wider community to participate and learn more about Native American traditions.

Located in Lawrence, Kansas, Haskell benefits from its proximity to a vibrant and culturally diverse city. Lawrence itself is home to the University of Kansas, which creates a thriving intellectual and social atmosphere in the area. The city boasts a lively arts scene, with numerous museums, galleries, and theaters, providing ample opportunities for students to engage with the arts and explore their interests outside of academics.

Furthermore, Lawrence offers a wide range of outdoor recreational activities due to its scenic location along the Kansas River. Students can enjoy hiking, biking, and jogging on the extensive network of trails or take part in water activities such as kayaking and fishing. The vibrant downtown area of Lawrence provides plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options, creating a well-rounded experience for students attending Haskell.

In conclusion, Haskell Indian Nations University stands as a beacon of academic opportunity and cultural preservation for Native American students. Its commitment to providing a holistic education, grounded in Native American traditions, sets it apart from other institutions. With a diverse student body, dedicated faculty, and a supportive community, Haskell offers a truly unique educational experience. Furthermore, its location in Lawrence, Kansas, provides opportunities for students to engage with the larger community and take advantage of the vibrant cultural and outdoor offerings in the area.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations