Why Connect With Us
- Academic support.
- Financial aid and planning.
- Meetings with Elders and traditional teachers.
- Cultural and social events.
Academic Programs with Indigenous InquiryThe University of Toronto offers several academic programs focusing on issues of interest to Indigenous students. Learn more about Academic Programs with Indigenous Inquiry
FNH Student Advisory CommitteeThe FNH Student Advisory Committee provides advice and feedback to the director of First Nations House on strategic direction, services and programming. Learn more about FNH Student Advisory Committee
Indigenous Education WeekEach year near the end of October, First Nations House invites you to celebrate Indigenous contributions at the University of Toronto and Indigenous presence on campus at the annual Indigenous Education Week. Learn more about Indigenous Education Week
Academic advisingFirst Nations House offers culturally supportive academic advising to both undergraduate and graduate students on all three campuses. Learn more about Academic advising
Elder and Traditional Teacher advisingFirst Nations House offers students the opportunity to meet with Elders and Traditional Teachers for support, guidance and teachings. Learn more about Elder and Traditional Teacher advising
Financial aid advisingFirst Nations House helps Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students learn about and access a wide variety of scholarships and grants. Learn more about Financial aid advising
First Nations HouseFounded in 1992 by Diane Longboat, First Nations House (FNH) is a culturally relevant hub for Indigenous students at the University of Toronto. Learn more about First Nations House
First Nations House listservJoin our FNH Listserv to receive weekly information about upcoming events and opportunities at First Nations House. Learn more about First Nations House listserv
FNH Magazine archiveDive into the archives of this beautiful Indigenous magazine produced by First Nations House (FNH). It's free! Learn more about FNH Magazine archive
Orientation for new studentsFirst Nations House organizes an orientation session and open house for new students at the beginning of each academic year. Learn more about Orientation for new students
Tutoring supportsAt First Nations House, the Indigenous Learning Strategist can help you with writing and research strategies, advise you on exam preparation, or show you how to better manage your time. Learn more about Tutoring supports
Resource and computer labThe Resource Centre maintains a growing collection of printed materials and audio visual resources that represent a wide range of Indigenous-related content. Learn more about Resource and computer lab
RECRUITMENT: Community outreachOur Recruitment Officer travels for much of the fall semester to provide information to Indigenous communities about our unique Indigenous student services offered through First Nations House and to promote the University of TorontoÕs various programs and departments. Learn more about RECRUITMENT: Community outreach
RECRUITMENT: Admissions advisingIndigenous staff at First Nations House can assist you with your application to the University of Toronto as well as advocate on your behalf. Learn more about RECRUITMENT: Admissions advising
First Nations House provides culturally relevant services to Indigenous students in support of academic success, personal growth and leadership development. We also offer learning opportunities for all students to engage with Indigenous communities within the University of Toronto and beyond.
Indigenous Student Services leadership
Elders & traditional teachers
Academic support team
Information & resource team
Student life team
Patience and understanding, willing to go the extra mile.