Native American Outreach


Native American Outreach Program’s (NAOP) purpose is to provide academic and personal support services to the prospective and current Native American Students at Mendocino College and commit to hold a place for any Native American Student who is interested in attending Mendocino College by hosting interactive events for the Native American community and public.


Native American Outreach Program wants to increase the Native American population at Mendocino College, improve Native American student access to Mendocino College, provide academic and personal support to the current and future Native American students, conduct outreach to the local tribes, schools, and community, provide study space and up-to-date technology for the students in a designated area,  create a stronger relationship with the 16 local tribes, and create an enrichment program that will help students meet their educational and career goals by educating Native Americans to assist in their community.


Lending Library



Assistant with Tribal Education Funding

Assistant with Admission Process

Assistant with FAFSA

Native American Student Resource Center

Visits to Universities


  • The mentoring program is a peer mentorship program that assists first year and returning students with the transition to college life. First year and returning students are paired up with a continuing student.

    The program strives to build community among Native American students in order to foster academic and social group success and is an initiative to support Native American students in a welcoming environment.

  • The committee is dedicated to addressing concerns and questions regarding the quality of services and education being provided by Mendocino College. The committee has been charged by the Trustees to develop a Native American Studies Program for Mendocino College. The committee meets monthly to develop support data that will eventually be presented as recommendations to the Board of Trustees.


    Consolidated Tribal Health Project
    P.O. Box 387, Calpella, Ca 95418
    6991 North State Street Redwood Valley, CA 95470

    Lake County Tribal Health
    5124 Hill Rd. Lakeport, CA 95453

    Circle of Native Minds Wellness Center
    845 Bevins Street Lakeport, CA 95453

    Northern Circle Indian Housing Authority
    694 Pinoleville Ukiah, CA 95482

    Inter-Tribal Council of California
    3534 E. Hwy. 20 Nice, CA 95464

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