Last week student orientation was held in person for the first time since Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) closed its campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that the university has selectively reopened student housing, it’s welcoming qualifying first-semester freshman/transfer students, graduating seniors, and student-athletes back to campus. “Welcome back,Continue Reading

Four months ago, Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) announced that students would be returning to campus in the fall. For four months students have been planning their return to campus—plans, for many, that included affordable campus housing. Now, just weeks before students are set to return, the university released theirContinue Reading

With the return of students this fall, Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) student fees will also return to their pre-pandemic rates. Students living on-campus will pay $715, including housing and food services, and students living off-campus will pay $240 for the semester. Last March, Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) operatedContinue Reading

The closure of Blalock Hall and a “one person per room” policy for the fall is limiting on-campus housing. According to a Student Residential Housing Program announcement, “This change will reduce the number of students who are eligible for housing, but it is necessary because of serious risk factors presentedContinue Reading

“I recently learned that Ms. Melanie Daniel has decided to retire effective May 28, 2021,” said Acting University President Tamarah Pfeiffer in an email to the Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) campus. Daniel’s retirement comes 30 days after Haskell Faculty Senate passed a no-confidence resolution in Daniel’s leadership. Haskell FacultyContinue Reading

Today, Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) announced the amount and disbursement of a Pell Eligible grant for spring pell-eligible students. The $500 payments, which started as early as May 7, are the last of three student aid grants funded by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) distributedContinue Reading

The American Rescue Plan was signed into law today authorizing the third round of emergency funds for higher education since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) allocates $3.2 million dollars to be awarded to Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) with atContinue Reading

Stepping up to a community need, Sacred Ground Haskell, an outreach of Lutheran Indian Ministries and local community center, organized a graduation celebration to recognize the accomplishments of graduates from both the 2020 and 2021 graduate classes. During the spring 2021 semester, Haskell Indian Nations University canceled graduation ceremonies inContinue Reading