The Aboriginal Students Resource Centre is your space where you will discover a community within the university! A welcoming location in downtown Montreal where students can meet, plan social activities or relax between classes. We are a walk-in centre for future and current students. Visit us to access services and information. We will try our best to help you on the spot, or schedule a follow-up appointment. You can also access our weekly e-newsletter and join our Facebook group. Our goal is to keep you connected!
Our student lounge is your ‘home away from home’! Free healthy snacks, tea and coffee are available every day. Other amenities include a microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, cups, and eating utensils. Comfy couches are a nice place to unwind between classes or catch up on your reading! Come by to meet new friends, study, relax or read….This is your space!
Complete your assignments in a quiet environment with our new computers. You can work in a comfortable space with less stress and distraction. Added features include free printing and copying!
Activities and Info Sessions
Need a break from your busy schedule? Info sessions are offered on an ongoing basis during the year on a variety of subjects ranging from completing a demanding scholarship application to writing a professional CV to learning about healthy nutrition. NEW Indigenous Student Orientation sessions are hosted for new and returning students each semester. Seasonal cultural feasts bring students together to enjoy a healthy meal and socialize. We also host cultural off-campus retreats and activities for students. Come and be part of your community!
Enjoy beadwork sessions every Wednesday from 11:30 – 1:30 pm in the lounge. Bring in projects of any type to work on with your peers in a relaxed and informal setting. Basic craft supplies and beads are available for students. Shareyour creativity with other students and staff!
Mentor/Support Assistant to Indigenous students
The Mentor/Support Assistant can assistant you with interpreting program guidelines and expectations, policies, procedures, coursework, preparing for exams, research papers and how to register for courses. They offer guidance, support, and anything related to promoting academic success. They also host info sessions such as study skills and visiting the library. There is an open door policy at the ASRC.
We maintain a list of First Nations,Inuit and Métis students’ email addresses to keep students up to date on current information via our newsletter. Sign up here!