nitôncipâmin omâ Student Success Program (OMA Program)

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Who can apply?

Faculty of Arts Students
Any first-year Indigenous Students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts.
Faculty of Science Students
Any first-year Indigenous Students enrolled in the Faculty of Science.
Faculty of Business Administration Students
Any first-year Indigenous Students enrolled in the Faculty of Business Administration at the U of R, FNUniv, Campion or Luther.
Faculty of MAP
Any first-year Indigenous Students enrolled in the Faculty of MAP.

OMA - The Support You Need!

Student Success Facilitator

The OMA Program is facilitated by the Student Success Facilitator. The Facilitator will:

  • Orientate students entering the program at the University of Regina
  • Collaborate with Professors and Post Secondary Coordinators to facilitate and support student success
  • Ensure academic, personal and social supports are on hand to engage students on focusing on their studies
  • Liaison with Post Secondary Coordinators in regards to funding
  • Network with various on-campus resources and community support organizations to ensure student success
Review Sessions

Students enrolled into the OMA Program will be registered in the Faculty of Arts general core classes that are required as part of their degree. Students will be required to attend the review sessions for their classes. The sessions will consist of:

  • Course content clarification
  • Supplementary learning
  • Open discussions
Student Success Workshops

In conjunction with review sessions the students will be introduced to a number of Student Success Workshops offered through Student Services of the University of Regina. The Workshops would consist of:

  • Note Taking & Reading
  • Time Management & Procrastination
  • Discover Your Learning Style
  • Exam Preparation
  • Resume Writing
  • Library Research Skills and Information
  • Academic Writing
Academics & Attendance

The Facilitator will attend classes with students to understand the student’s perspective and customize the review sessions to assist in course content clarification, supplementary learning and begin assigned class work. Regular attendance of students is expected for all classes including the review sessions.

The Facilitator will have access to the students’ grades and will monitor to understand their academic progression. If in the event the student has shown signs of concern the Facilitator will work with the student to address the concerns. The students’ academic grades will be shared with their Academic Advisor and anyone deemed appropriate for third party access. This is indicated in the Student Release of Information form signed by the student.


Students will also be introduced to the University of Regina’s Indigenous Co-op Coordinator and Career Counselor. This individual supports the academic and career-related success of Indigenous students. Services include:

  • Co-operative Education Program
  • Full Circle Summer Internship Program
  • Job registry which allows all job postings and events to be sent to your e-mail
  • Professional Development Workshops for both Co-op & Summer programs
  • Resume and Cover Letter Preparation & Critiquing
  • Employer Luncheon Series
  • Mock Interview Sessions

Still have questions?

ta-tawâw Student Centre
University of Regina
College West 116
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina SK, S4S 0A2

Telephone: 306-337-8545