Loyalist College is committed to creating a friendly and inclusive environment in which Indigenous students can express and share their cultural identity. We offer a range of resources to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in achieving their personal and professional goals.

Stand proud and strengthen the Indigenous community at Loyalist! Identification is a voluntary and confidential online process by which you identify yourself as an Indigenous student. No proof of ancestry is required.

  • According to Section 35(2) of the Canadian Constitution, the term Indigenous refers exclusively to members of First Nations – status and non-status, treaty and non-treaty, Métis, and Inuit peoples in Canada.
  • You can choose to self-identify if you believe you are Indigenous. You are not required to show proof.
  • To make your presence known and join our strong Indigenous community.
  • To help Loyalist College provide the best programming possible for all Indigenous students.
  • To be included on the Tsi Titewayataro:roks Centre’s email list, which connects students to important information on:
    • Scholarships and bursaries
    • Special events (lunch and learns, cultural activities etc.)
    • Academic support
    • Job postings
  • To help the Centre plan future activities.
  • To receive a convocation gift.
  • You can choose to self-identify at any time throughout your career at Loyalist College. The sooner you self-identify, the sooner you will have access to the activities and resources available through the Centre.
  • Yes, you can return to this form at any time and change your response.
  • Your personal information will be kept strictly confidential and can only be accessed by Centre staff.
  • Reports that are pulled for statistical purposes will not include any identifying information.
  • Those wishing for the College to share their information with a sponsor, family member, etc. will be asked to complete this Indigenous Student Declaration page.
  • No, your sponsor will require your permission to access any personal information.