President's Office
Dr. Sherry Allison, President
(505) 922-4087 Phone
(505) 346-2343 Fax

Alena Chalan
Administrative Assistant
(505) 922-4087


Page Updated:   5/16/2016 2:39 p.m. MST

Welcome to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, a National Indian Community College and Land Grant Institution serving American Indian and Alaskan Native students.

9169 Coors Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120

1-800-586-SIPI or 1-800-586-7474

Albuquerque Indian Dental Clinic (phone frontdesk) – (505) 346-2306
Albuquerque Indian Dental Clinic (fax) – (505) 346-2311
Albuquerque Indian Dental Clinic (web) –

Related Links:

2016 Summer Course Schedule  (posted March 31, 2016)

SIPI 2014-2016 Catalog  (posted November 21, 2014)

SIPI Accreditation - Information and Updates

In an effort to update and inform students and stakeholders about SIPI’s accreditation progress, the college will be posting information and updates on a dedicated accreditation information page. You can access this page directly at or click on the link above

Academic Calendar 2015-2016  (posted August 4, 2015)

SIPI Graduation and Transfer Rate  (Posted September 3, 2015)

Mandatory Training for DOI federal employees  (updated December 16, 2011)

Distance Education  (updated September 22, 2014)

Employee Directory (Departmental)

Employee Directory (Alphabetical)

Current Job Openings  (updated May 8, 2015)

SIPI Blackboard 9.1 (NEW) (posted May 5, 2014)


SIPI Pre-Engineering Students on KUNM   (posted March 31, 2016)

SIPI Events   (posted December 3, 2015)

2012-13 SIPI Annual Report   (posted May 6, 2014)

SIPI Graduation Montage  Click here to view the video.  (posted April 29, 2014)

SIPI graduation photos posted on DOI's flickr site  (posted April 29, 2014)

Accreditation Hand Drum Song featuring Matthew Gachupin and Bryon Yepa  (posted March 13, 2014)

News Release - Office of the Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs
SIPI Awarded “Initial Accreditation” Status By The Higher Learning Commission
  (posted March 13, 2014)

HLC Action Letter to SIPI granting initial accreditation  (posted March 13, 2014)

SIPI President Named Tribal College Honoree of the Year   (posted March 7, 2014)

Waylon Ballew - American Indian College Fund Student of the Year
Click here  for a video featuring Waylon.  (posted March 13 2014)

Why SIPI? Featuring Demetria Simms   (posted March 13, 2014)

Letter from SIPI President - Increase in Student Fees  (posted January 30, 2014)

SIPI ranks 35th in the Washington Monthly's 2010 ranking of America's 50 best community colleges  

American Indian College Fund - Sabrena Rope, SIPI student success story  (posted May 20, 2013)