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Native American
Student Center

Physical Address:
865 W. 7th Street 
Moscow, ID
PHONE: 208-885-4237
Sydel Samuels, Director
 
Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr MS 3030
Moscow, ID 83844-3030

HOIST students in a biology lab

HOIST - Helping Orient Indian Students and Teachers into STEM

HOIST is a 6-week, summer, college preparatory program at the University of Idaho for Native American high school students that have demonstrated potential in the science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) fields.

The students become acquainted with University resources and facilities, giving the improved confidence in achieving their higher educational goals. 

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Goals

  • Provide STEM education to Native American students
  • Recruit and retain Native American undergraduate students in STEM majors
  • Provide education to current and future teachers to better instruct Native American students in STEM fields