Academic support

Academic support for Indigenous students

We want to support your academic journey every step of the way. Dalhousie has lots of academic support programs and services available, some of which are available exclusively to Indigenous students (listed below). 

For a complete list of academic support and services, please visit

Writing support

with Krista Collier-Jarvis

A tutor from the Writing Centre is at the Indigenous Student Centre every Tuesday from 11:30am-1:30pmTo make an appointment with a tutor, call 902.494.1963.

Math tutoring

with Ziwei Wang

In collaboration with Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (MK), the Indigenous Student Centre offers math tutoring to students every Tuesday from 9:30-11:30am and Wednesday from 11:30am-1:30pmTo make an appointment with a math tutor, call 902.494.8863.


Other advisors and support

No appointments necessary — drop by for a casual chat with any of our advisors:

Cheyenne Henry, a Student Success Advisor from the Bissett Student Success Centre will be here every Tuesday afternoon

Joe MacEachern from the Indigenous Health Program with the Faculty of Medicine will be here every Wednesday afternoon

Morning Star Padilla, an Indigenous Services Librarian, from the Dalhousie Libraries  will be here every Thursday afternoon