Recruitment and Retention Program

Chickasaw Nation Residents, Chickasaws At‑large
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The Chickasaw Nation Recruitment and Retention program prepares, supports and empowers Chickasaw college students for success with on-campus resources at five colleges in Oklahoma.

Participants must be Chickasaw citizens enrolled  at the University of Oklahoma, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Community College, East Central University, Mid-America Christian University, Rose State College or Murray State College.

See contact information, program details or locations.

Contact

Phone:
(405) 767-8882
Email:

Events

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Program Details

The Chickasaw Nation Recruitment and Retention Program prepares, supports and empowers Chickasaw college students for success with on-campus resources at the University of Oklahoma, East Central University, Mid-America Christian University, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Community College and Murray State College.

Students in the program gain a social and cultural community, academic support and a connection to resources available through both their campus and the Chickasaw Nation. Student centers at each campus provide space for students to meet with staff and participate in monthly social, cultural, academic and career development events.

This program supports Chickasaw students from enrollment through college graduation.

You Provide:

  • Completed program application
  • Completed consent and liability form

Eligibility:

  • Chickasaw citizen
  • Enrolled at the University of Oklahoma, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Community College, East Central University, Mid-America Christian University, Rose State College or Murray State College

Apela (to assist):
As part of the Chickasaw Nation Recruitment and Retention Program, the Apela program offers peer mentors for Chickasaw students. Apela participants assist fellow students with friendly support and guidance throughout the semester.

Mentors are compensated for their time. Applicants must meet program eligibility, vaccination requirements and campus masking protocols.

You Provide:

  • Completed Apela application

Eligibility:

  • Chickasaw citizen
  • Enrolled full time at the University of Oklahoma, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Community College, East Central University, Mid-America Christian University, Rose State College or Murray State College
  • Recruitment and retention program participant

Locations

East Central University

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

Mid-America Christian University

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159

Murray State College

Tishomingo, Oklahoma 73460

Oklahoma City Community College

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159

Rose State College

Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110

University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

University of Oklahoma

Norman, Oklahoma 73069