Native Student Programs

The University of Redlands seeks to provide a safe, supportive environment for Native students so they may receive individual attention and a high-quality education while enjoying a campus community rich in opportunities.

Native Student Program Brochure

On behalf of the Native American community and our friends and allies, we invite you to explore the University of Redlands. The generous support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has made it possible for the University to provide a level of support and instruction for promising young Native American students unmatched by other colleges and universities in the Inland Empire.

Download our program brochure to explore what Redlands can offer you!

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We are on Serrano & Cahuilla Land

Native Student Programs honors the original and continued caretakers of the Redlands area, the Yuhaviatam (Serrano) and Cahuilla, through land acknowledgement. We have taken a pledge to #HonorNativeLand in all programming and activities.

Whose Land Are You On?

Latest News

"I always thought it was really important for more Indigenous people, and, more importantly, Indigenous women, to teach history," says Aya Smith '22. (Photo by Coco McKown '04, '10)
A personal perspective on history

A history major who is also working toward her single-subject teaching credential, Aya Smith ’22 looks forward to teaching students who want to examine parts of history with more honesty than many curriculums have allowed in the past.

Looking forward to a career in the entertainment industry, Theatre Arts student Thomas Mathews ’22 wants to make films that bring awareness to the particular challenges that Native people face. (Photo by Coco McKown '04, '10)
Blazing his own trail

Looking forward to a career in the entertainment industry, Theatre Arts student Thomas Mathews ’22 wants to make films that bring awareness to the particular challenges that Native people face.

Seneca Silva '22 says that embracing his identity as a Native student at the University of Redlands has allowed him to grow personally and professionally.
Building confidence through community involvement

Native American Student Union President Seneca Silva ’22 says that embracing his identity as a Native student at the University of Redlands has allowed him to grow personally and professionally.