At Selkirk we celebrate indigenous cultures by offering opportunities to connect with community, share with and support each other and hear from respected guests.
We'll help you get started at Selkirk. Now that you're ready to choose a post-secondary institution for your educational goals, let us make it easy for you to discover all that Selkirk College has to offer. With several dedicated departments and services specifically oriented for the success of students, a diverse program selection and unique relaxed lifestyle, it is an excellent place to begin your post-secondary education.
The Five Steps to Getting Started
Jessica Morin, Selkirk's Aboriginal Cultural Assistant takes you through the steps for getting ready to come to college.
Step 1 - Connect with Aboriginal Cultural Assistant
Get connected with the Aboriginal Services Liaison, Jessica Morin at 250.365.1357 if you need assistance during any part of the application process or need more information.
Learn about other ways to check us out at Selkirk.
Step 2 - Find a program and apply to Selkirk
You can search the Programs at Selkirk to find the right one for you.
You should make sure you fulfill the Admission Requirements.
You need to ask for your high school transcripts or transcripts from other post-secondary institutions that you have attended
Contact a Selkirk College Counselor if you need advice on decision making for your educational path or run into any difficulties.
Step 3 - Apply for funding
If you plan to apply for funding through your band, try to to do this three to four months early so that you can secure funding on time to start your studies. Remember to ask what your band will cover as not all funding will cover your living expenses.
Learn more about Aboriginal Funding available at Selkirk. Contact Financial Aid Officer, Teresa Dolan at 250.365.1290 if you need help applying for additional support or to explore the scholarships and bursary options.
Step 4 - Complete College Readiness Tool
You need to complete a College Readiness Tool (CRT) as a first time student. The tool provides the college with information so that they can recommend services that will help enhance your educational experience. Don’t get stressed with the test. You can’t fail it.
Contact CRT & Invigilation Services Coordinator, Paris Voykin at 250.365.1313 if you have any questions or to book your test.
Step 5 - Find a place to live
Look into our Residence Services to live on-campus or check out our Off-Campus Housing to see what is available in the area or near the campus you are planning to attend.
Learn more about the different Selkirk Campuses.