Student Resources

The American Indian Niganawenimaanaanig (Nursing) lounge opened in 2018.


A Place for Success

As an American Indian Student at Bemidji State University your academic, professional and personal success is the AIRC’s primary mission. Here you will find the services, resources and support you need to be successful from the application process through graduation and beyond.

At Bemidji State you also have academic opportunities that include areas of

Community and student dancers in the 2018 Council of Indian Students powwow.

study relevant to the diversity of your heritage with programs in Indian Studies and Ojibwe language.

Located between three American Indian reservations – Leech Lake, Red Lake and White Earth, students at Bemidji State University have the opportunity to participate in sweat lodges, interact with spiritual leaders, attend Ojibwe art exhibits and the enjoy the feasting drum. Additionally, the Council of Indian Students (CIS) hosts an annual powwow. You will find a home away from home at Bemidji State.