Multicultural Initiatives

Native American Support Services (NASS)

Native American Support Services (NASS) provides academic advising and tutoring as well as financial counseling to Native students. NASS works to make sure that Native Students are able to have the best experiences possible at UW-Whitewater. NASS helps to relieve some of the academic and financial stresses of college life while keeping students informed of valuable research and internship opportunities that will benefit each student in their future.


  • Increase the retention and graduation rates of Native American students *Provide Native students with the academic and financial assistance they need to be successful
  • Increase the number of Native students at UW-W going on to seek graduate degrees
  • Increase student awareness of valuable opportunities provided through other minority programs and services

Services Offered:

  • Provide academic advising for students.*Assist first-year students in learning what is expected of them at the college level, and connect them with resources they need to succeed.
  • Serve as a liaison with other academic support offices and assure that Native American students are aware of  those services.
  • Program cultural events and guest lectures that address the cultural and social concerns of Native American students.
  • Lawton Grant and State Indian Grant
  • Research Opportunities including Proposal Development, Identification of a Faculty Mentor
  • Career Preparation Information on the Hawk Career Fair, NEON Corporate Fair, Minority Career Day, and Summer Internships
  • Study Abroad Programs
  • Seminar and Academic Advising Bazaars Information
  • Tutorial Services

NASS Study Tables:

Join us for any of the dates below!  All are located in McCutchan Hall Room 111, 5:00- 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • Wednesday, September 16: Welcome Back!
  • Wednesday, September 30: Resume Review Workshop *Location: Hyland Hall Room 3106*
  • Wednesday, October 14: Lawton Grant Information Session
  • Wednesday, November 4: Associates Degree Information
  • Wednesday, December 2: Last Study Tables- Study Tips/ Graduate School Prep



Graduate Assistant: Gresham Donald Collom
101 McCutchan Hall 262-472-5311