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LNACC Library Guide:Latinx/o/a and Native American Groups

This guide will help the students served by the LNACC navigate the library.

UI Latino Groups

Student and Alumni Organizations

American Indian Science & Engineering Society-U of I Stdt

Purpose: AISES is a national nonprofit organization which nurtures building of community by blending science and technology with traditional Native values. Through its educational programs, AISES provides opportunities for American Indians and Native Alaskans to pursue studies in science, engineering and technology arenas. The trained professional then become technologically informed leaders within the Indian community. AISES' ultimate goal is to be a catalyst for the advancement of American Indian and Native Alaskans as they seek to become self-reliant and self-determined members of society.


AISA (American Indian Student Association)

Purpose: To promote, advance and support American Indian student academic success, retention and social activities; to serve as an academic, cultural support for Indian community and the community-at-large; to provide an information clearing-house.


Contact:: The American Indian Student Association
University of Iowa
308 Melrose Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52246

Latino/Native American Cultural Center

Purpose: The major purpose of the Centers is to meet the needs of students through a variety of programs and services. In conjunction with the Office of Student Life, they offer students a wide array of diverse cultural, academic, and personal support services to facilitate their growth, success, and adjustment to the University.

The Latino Native American Cultural Center at the University of Iowa is dedicated to provide a permanent setting where students from various cultures can be nurtured and enhanced on the University of Iowa campus.

The LNACC is available for programming and as a venue for group and organization events.

Wireless internet, tv/vcr/dvd, a fully stocked kitchen, study rooms, lounge space--anything you need to host a program, make a meal, study or relax and socialize with friends.


M-Th: 12:00-9:00PM
Friday 12:00-5:00PM
Sunday 3:00-9:00PM


Facebook Page : Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC)

Contact: Manager of the Latino Native American Cultural Centers
308 Melrose Ave
Iowa City, IA 52246
(319) 335-8298

Latino and Native American Alumni Alliance

Purpose: The goals of this alumni group is to support our youth, community, and students of The University of Iowa; utilizing and strengthening our collective resources for networking; and advancing and recruiting students to The University of Iowa.


Board Chair: Annette Stewart, 04JD, Jersey City, N.J.

Native American Law Student Association

Purpose: To provide social and academic support for Native Law Students and to those who are interested in practicing Indian Law; to promote awareness of Indian Law and current issues affecting Indian country and to assist with recruiting Native students in the law school.


Contact: Native American Law Student Association
University of Iowa College of Law
290 Boyd Law Building
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1113

Amanda Hettler

Ryan Cwach