Outreach Coordination Contact Info

Program/Academic Advising for FNEP Cohort Students

Effective September 2020, FNLP is now INLP.

You are considered SFU INLP Cohort student if you will be or are attending a SFU Indigeous community cohort-based academic program and Indigenous Language and related courses. 

Academic Advising: Lorraine Yam

INLP Advising Office:  SFU Burnaby Campus, Robert C. Brown Hall, Room RCB 8110/8113.
Mailing address:  Indigneous Languages Program, Simon Fraser University, RCB 8110/8113, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6.

Dear INLP Cohort Student:

If you are calling from outside of BC or from within Metro Vancouver, please dial: 778.782.9763 for our General Office.
If you are calling from within interior BC, please dial the FNEP Cohort Students Inquiry Line:* 1 800 399 5565* 
For academic advising, please email inlp@sfu.ca.

Note:  If emailing, please ensure you include your SFU Student ID number in your email. If you have active student status, please contact us using your @sfu.ca email.  If calling by phone, please ensure you have your SFU Student information ready for verification purposes.

(*This phone line is for SFU INLP and FNEP students and related inquiries/requests only. All other calls will be redirected to other SFU services and departments.)

FNEP: First Nations Community Academic Outreach Programming. 


FNLP - First Nations Language Program*+

*Effective: January 22, 2018, the acronym FNLP became INLP.
  The course code for the area of student is INLG denoting Indigenous Language (formerly FNLG/First Nations Language).

+ Formerly known as the SFU Kamloops Program (1988-2018) and First Nations Languages Program (2018-2020 September)

Please refer to the FNLP Contact Us webpage for most current contact information.

Indigenous Community Academic Outreach and Coordination

  • Dr. Marianne Ignace (ignace@sfu.ca), Director of FNLP; Professor, Linguistics & Indigenous Studies.
  • Dr. Donna Gerdts (gerdts@sfu.ca), Associate Director for Hul’q’umi’num’ (Cowichan/Duncan, Vancouver Island); Professor, Linguistics.
  • Dr. Peter Jacobs (pwjacobs@sfu.ca), Associate Director for Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim (Squamish); Assistant Professor, Linguistics

Administrative and Academic Services

1) Indigenous Languages Programs:
Certificate in Indigenous Language Proficiency (CINLP), Diploma in Indigenous Language Proficiency (DINLP),  Minor in Indigenous Languages (INLMIN), and Graduate programs in Linguistics of an Indigenous Language (Graduate Certificate and Master of Arts)

2) Community Academic Outreach Programming: Bachelor degree and Post-baccalaureate Diploma and community-based cohort courses.