READY TO BECOME A BISON?
DURING THE ORIENTATION SESSION, YOU WILL.
- Get to know the campus and the resources available to you
- Find out about activities and clubs available to students
- Gain more confidence with your choice to become a college student
Remember new students need to have a Completed SKC Admissions Application submitted prior to attending NSO. You may Apply for Admission to Salish Kootenai College online for questions please contact the Admissions Department 406-275-4855.
This short video will guide you through the steps to completing SKC's Online New Student Orientation
Don't forget the assessment!
Your New Student Orientation experience isn't over until you've taken the online NSO assessment.
Remember, a unique link will be sent to your email once you've started the assessment. This link will allow you to leave the assessment and come back to it at a later time to complete it.
Once the student has completed New Student Orientation they may register for classes per review from their advisor.
For additional New Student Orientation questions, please contact:
Declaration of Major Form
Contact your advisor
You will need to contact your advisor before registering for this quarter's classes. The list below should help you contact them to get your advising and registration process started.
The following links will allow you to send an email to an advisor in your department.
Valerie Johnson (EMER. Serv.)
Hannah Kimmel (Medical Assist.)
Respond to Emails Tuesdays 9:00-11:00 AM
We will respond to emails within 24 hours. Please email both of us.
Alana Bahe (Health Promotion Practices)
We will respond to emails within 24 hours.
I will respond to emails within 48 hours.
Responding via email Tuesdays
FORESTRY (and Wildland Fire)
Email turnaround 24 hours
Geospatial Science (GIS & UASO Certification)
Responding via email Tuesdays
Text Tony to set up appointment. Email if text not available
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / PRE- Engineering
Will respond by the next day the college is open, during normal business hours
LIFE SCIENCES, GENERAL SCIENCES, HEALTH SCIENCES CERT.
Please feel free to email all three of us. That way we will be sure to have at least one of us respond quickly. Please note we are in charge of three majors: Life Sciences bachelors, General Sciences associate, and the Health Sciences Certificate. We also advise students who are not yet accepted into nursing, and help them choose appropriate science and math courses prior to acceptance.
NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
As the primary advisor Dean Nicolai will be available during all business hours, Monday - Friday, and by appointment on weekends. JoAnn Ducharme will be available by appointment.
Available only for accepted and admitted into nursing students (all have been advised for winter ASN, RN-BSN, and BSN already), not students who want to take classes in anticipation of applying for nursing for next academic year 2021-22. Have prospective students go to nursing.skc.edu ‘future students 2021’ tab for meticulous next steps to follow, including taking the Pre-Admisison Exam by February 5. Contact Christina Rush, Wendy Westbroek or Clay Comstock from Life Sciences if you are not yet accepted into the nursing program for current advising.
Best way to contact is through Email. Students can leave a message on my work phone and I will call them as soon as possible.
WILDLIFE & FISHERIES
I will be available by email Mon-Friday from 9am-5pm each day. However, one can call my work phone and leave a voicemail with complete detail about the issue at hand and I will respond within 24hrs.
Wren Walker Robbins
Secondary Education -MATH
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood P-3