American Indian Program


The American Indian Program was created in the 1970s at Scottsdale Community College to address the constantly changing and highly diverse educational needs of American Indian students and communities. The mission of the American Indian Program is to provide comprehensive academic and personal support that promotes opportunities for a successful and enhanced college experience for the American Indian student.

Scottsdale Community College is a public community college located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Scottsdale, Arizona. The mission of SCC is to create accessible, effective, and affordable environments for teaching and learning for the people of our communities so that they may grow personally and become productive citizens in a changing and multicultural world.

The American Indian Program provides various programs and services to assist students in their educational and personal development at Scottsdale Community College.

Student Support Services

  • Administrative Services
  • Assistance with Enrollment & Registration
  • Cultural Awareness Activities
  • Financial Aid Advisement: Tribal Scholarships, Federal Grants, and Student Loans
  • Indigenous Scholars Institute: Tutoring Services (Math and Research Skills)
  • Personal/Academic Counseling
  • Peer Support & Networking
  • Student Clubs & Engagement: Sun-Earth Alliance Indian Club
  • Student Retention Programs

American Indian-Focused Academic and Occupational Programs

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