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Contact the Access Program


The Access Program provides holistic support to Indigenous, newcomer, and other students. With Access, you will find the supportive place, people, and programs that will help you succeed.

Access is located in Migizii Agamik (Bald Eagle Lodge), on the U of M’s Fort Garry Campus.

Area Director’s Office: 
(204) 474-9145

General Inquiries: (204) 474-8000

Toll-free in Manitoba: 1-800-432-1960 ext. 8000

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Migizii Agamik
Room 221 – 114 Sidney Smith St.
The University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3T 2N2.

The University of Manitoba Access Program offers two major programs:

University of Manitoba Access Program (UMAP) – open to students choosing an academic path leading to most degrees or diplomas at the University of Manitoba.

Health Careers Access Program (HCAP) – is exclusive to Indigenous (Metis, Status, Non-Status, Inuit) residents of Manitoba, and is designed to prepare you for entry to health-related professions such as Medicine, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy, Medical Rehabilitation (Physical, Occupational, and Respiratory Therapy), Nursing and Midwifery.

Our Professional Health Program (PHP) provides supports to HCAP students throughout their health professional programs.

Applications for students starting university in the fall are due on May 1. Please email your application to