Native American Waiver & Educational Program
The University of Maine System Native American Indian Waiver and Educational Program Office, located at the Wabanaki Center which certifies all new eligible students for all campuses.
The Center houses the Native American Indian Waiver and Educational Program and Room & Board Grant.
Students newly admitted to USM who indicate they might be eligible for the waiver program should work with the Wabanaki Center and their staff to complete the application process. Program guidelines, and the application are available directly off their website, https://naps.umaine.edu/.
John Bear Mitchell is the University of Maine System Native American Coordinator.
John Bear Mitchell, MEd
The Wabanaki Center
5717 Corbett Hall, Room 208
Once new students have been approved for the program, John Bear will notify USM Financial Student Services directly.
If students have additional questions regarding the program and how it impacts their financial aid or student account, please contact USM Student Financial Services.