The Piamkinwaas is a place for students to celebrate learning and
transition and a sense of American Indian community is a priority
for the center.
On average, LCSC currently enrolls 183 American Indian students per
academic year and students utilizing the center can
participate and become involved in the LCSC Indian Club, educational
leadership retreats, pow-wow planning and development, and other
To ensure meeting the needs of students, the Piamkinwaas has
initiated the following goals:
Piamkinwaas will aid transitioning LCSC students by creating an
environment that emphasizes involvement, inclusion and
identification with the LCSC community.
Piamkinwaas will help identify academic support and personal
development services for students.
Piamkinwaas will provide opportunities for students to participate
in culturally relevant activities that support their tribal
traditions and customs.
To aid meeting these goals, the Piamkinwaas offers the
The Piamkinwaas offers a computer lab that is available to
students from 8:00a.m5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Math and Science tutorial services are
Tuesday, Wednesday from 8:00am to 4:00pm. The tutor is also
available in the evening from 4:00pm to 7:00pm Monday and
Wednesday at the Piamkinwaas and Tuesday at Reid Centenial Hall
Room 214 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
LCSC Piamkinwaas coordinates with the LCSC Native American &
Minority Student Services Office to ensure American Indian
students receive adequate student support services.
Support services include assistance with admissions,
financial aid and academic advising.