How To Apply

To be eligible for admission to the ISSC, you must meet the admission requirements for the program which are listed below. (*Always refer to the current academic calendar for the most up-to-date program information)

Applicants must have been enrolled in high school until grade twelve OR have been out of high school for at least one year and, at a minimum, hold credit for the following Alberta high school courses or their equivalents:

  • English Language Arts 20-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Any three of:
    • Aboriginal Studies 20
    • Biology 20
    • Chemistry 20
    • One Fine Arts course:
      • Art 30 or Art 31
      • Dance 35
      • Drama 30
      • Choral Music 30, General Music 30, or Instrumental Music 30
    • Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2
    • Physics 20
    • Science 20
    • Social Studies 20-1 or Social Studies 30-2
    • A 20-level language


**If you are applying out of province you will need to send a copy of your high school transcripts to our Admissions Office. 


Online Application (Preferred method)


  • Select the Lethbridge Campus,
  • then Single Degree Programs,
  • search Indigenous Student Success Certificate
  • Select it as your program.  


Paper Application

An online application through the APAS system is preferred however, students can still submit a paper application.  


  • You will need your Alberta Student number to fill out your application.  If you are applying from out of province you will need to have your transcripts sent to our Admissions Office, for more help contact the Learning Facilitator at 403-394-3990. 
  • Students need to write Indigenous Student Success Certificate under the "University of Lethbridge Program of Study" in the "Program" section.

There is no application fee for this program.  

Completed applications can be returned to the Office of the Registrar in person, via fax (403-329-5159) or by mail: 

Registrar's Office
SU140 - Level 1 of the Students' Union Building
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4 

Enrolment in the ISSC is limited. Students may be contacted by the Admissions Office or the Faculty of Arts & Science if further information about their application is required.  As admission is on a case by case basis please allow extra time for a response from the Admissions Office, if students wish to inquire about the application of their status they can contact the Admissions Office directly via email at  We encourage potential applicants to apply early.  

If you require assistance completing your application, contact Michelle Hogue, Coordinator for ISSC.



If you wish to meet with someone about the program and apply you can connect with the ISSC Coordinator, Learning Facilitator or Indigenous Recruitment Officer, contact information is listed below. 

ISSC Program Coordinator

Michelle Hogue
Phone: 403-329-2369

ISSC Learning Facilitator


Indigenous Student Recruitment

Royal Adkin
Phone: 403-329-4598