Advising & Tutoring

Student advising, tutoring, and programming will continue during Winter Term through virtual platforms. 

The Native American Program is dedicated to the support of student academic success and well-being through a combination of advising, tutoring, and workshops. 

Student Advising

Duing 21W, advising meetings will be virtual or over telephone. Students can schedule advising meetings to discuss academic concerns or personal matters that affect their well-being. We connect students with the appropriate campus resources and offices while also guiding students through the process to ensure that they are supported and that their concerns are addressed. 

Schedule an advising appointment:
Shelbi Fitzpatrick '19, Assistant Director: first-year academic advising
Sarah Palacios, Director and Assistant Dean: academic advising and other concerns

NAP Zoom Office Hours:
Wednesday
3:00-4:00pm (ET)
Zoom Meeting Room 

NAP Peer-to-Peer Tutors

Each term, the NAP offers peer-to-peer tutoring to support the academic wellbeing of Native and Indigenous Students. During 21W, peer tutors will offer remote sessions with a combination of drop-in hours and one-on-one tutoring. Each tutor has their own schedule (specified in their bio). 

NAP peer tutoring available for the following areas:

Writing
MATH 1, 3, 8, 11, 13, 22, 23
PHYS 3 and 4
BIO 13 and 14
CHEM 5
CS30

Additional campus resources specific to these areas include RWIT, Dartmouth Emerging Engineers, Teaching Science Fellows, and the Tutor Clearinghouse. Students are encouraged to schedule advising meetings with the NAP and their undergraduate dean to ensure their concerns and/or areas of need are optimally supported. 

Writing 

Maeve Fairbanks is a member of the class of 2022 at Dartmouth and is majoring in English and Creative Writing. She is affiliated with the Red Lake band of Ojibwe. Students can schedule one-on-one tutoring sessions to receive support with paper structure, editing, final review, or general writer's block.

Location: Maeve's Zoom Meeting Room
email Maeve to schedule a meeting time

Math and Computer Science

Hayden Campos is a third year undergraduate from the Blackfeet Nation. He is majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science. He is actively involved in AISES and the triathlon club on campus.

Tutorials for MATH 1, 3, 8, 13, 22, 23 and CS30
Drop-In Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 5-6pm EST
Location: Hayden's Zoom Meeting Room
Or students can email Hayden to schedule one-on-one tutoring (please allow one day notice when scheduling 1:1 meetings with Hayden)

Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Steven Jump-Mora is a member of the class of 2021 and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He is an Environmental Studies and Native American Studies double major and is also on the Pre-Health track. On campus he is involved with Native Americans at Dartmouth, the Dartmouth Organic Farm and a Pathways to Medicine intern. In his free time, Steven likes to run, cook and bead. Steven can be reached by email to schedule indivdual or group meetings. He is also availabe during his drop-in hours to help with biology and chemisty concepts and problems, pre-health mentorship, or study advice and strategies.

Tutorials for BIO 13, 14; CHEM 5; PHYS 3 and 4
Drop-In Hours: Wednesday and Friday, 6-7 PM EST 
Location: Steven's Zoom Meeting Room 

Workshops and Information Sessions

Each term, the NAP hosts workshops and info sessions that support student growth and academic well-being. Information for these sessions is emailed to students each Monday in the NAP Weekly newsletter. Certain workshops and info sessions are also posted on the NAP Facebook page. During 20F, sessions will be hosted virtually.