All the free shit at NAIT

by | Nov 23, 2018 | Arts & Life, Uncategorized

– Joe Lipovski

NAITSA (Rm E131) offers:

• Health/dental plan (included in your tuition and fees)

• UPass (included in your tuition and fees)

• Short time loans for unforeseen expenses (not including tuition or regular bill payments).

• Food trolley for students who forgot their lunch

• MyWellness allows students to speak with a counsellor via video chat, an alternative to NAIT’s counselling services (first 30 minute session is free)

• Peer Support program officially launches this month

• Free food for evening students and on satellite campuses (once a month)

• Currently testing a new program powered be kids help phone, where you can text a counsellor

• NAITSA’s Food Bank provides items like granola bars and soup

• Free supplies like pens or highlighters.

• Calculators to borrow (with collateral)

• Use of microwaves

Ooks Life and the Campus Activities Board offers:

• Popcorn Pop Up at the beginning of every month (E131)

• Pop Up Gaming every 2 weeks (in HP Centre)

• A variety of events at the Nest every Thursday (Most of which include prizes)

• NAITSA partners with the library to offer How-To events (most are free), such as How-To Create a Podcast on Nov. 27

The Library Offers:

• Certification for certain equipment in maker space, such as the CNC mill (certification done online via Moodle)

• Use of vinyl cutters, 3D printers (product costs may apply)

• Seven day rentals on equipment, such as cameras.

• Electronic soldering station use.

• Books to borrow! (visit for more library services and events)

NAIT’s Learning Services:

• English/writing tutors (drop-in or by appointment in room A133)

English tutors also are part of a program called write on, where you submit an assignment to the tutors and get feed back after three business days.

• Math/physics tutors (mainly drop-in – Room U210A)

• Learning strategy services; aids students in note taking, studying, procrastination, scheduling, etc.

Learning strategists encourage follow-up appointments to ensure students are continuing to meet their goals and continuing to move forward with their education (drop-in or by appointment in Room A133)

• Study skills and writing workshops every Wednesday (noon to 1 p.m. in CAT212)

• Make an appointment with a tutor or learning strategist on your portal under Academic supports.

Learning advisors can help students with a learning disabilities by:

• Granting students exam accommodations, such as extra time on exams

• Arranging psychological assessments Learning advisors can be found in Room W111PB

NAIT’s Counselling Services Offers:

• Counselling in Room W111PB

• Paws for a Break with Flynn once a month (on satellite campuses and in CAT building).

NAIT Student Services Offers:

• Employment advisors for resume help (drop-in for Rapid Resume Fridays, or book an appointment)

• Employment advisors also help with interviews and how to maintain a good image on social media.

• Academic advisors can help students plan their paths, and learn how to get the most from their program.

You can find Employment Advisors in CAT180.

The International Centre Offers:

• Many peer mentorship events (Visit the International Centre for full list of events in room W101)

• Counsellors and advisors help students coming to Canada or Canadian students wanting to study abroad.

ITS Public Services Offers:

• Tech support for personal devices • Laptop retail (24 hours)

• Installation of software on personal devices, such as Microsoft Word

• A variety of software that can read your E-Text books to you.

• HDMI cables available to borrow

You can find ITS Public in the computer commons of CAT215 and W203 or T307, and online at

Health Services offers:

• Nutritionists (by appointment on Mondays)

• Nursing staff

• Free personal products like bandages, medication, and feminine products

Health services can be found in Room O119

NAIT Recreation offers:

• Intramurals

• Fitness classes

Find out more in Room O117

The Nugget offers:

• Free lunch on Tuesdays, open to all students in Room E128


NAIT also offers free water at their drinking fountains. (various locations)

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