President's Office
Dr. Sherry Allison, President
(505) 346-2348 Voice
(505) 346-2343 Fax

Leia Madalena
Administrative Assistant
(505) 346-2348


Page Updated:   3/11/2015 4:50 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:

2015 Summer Course Schedule  (posted March 10, 2015)

2015 Spring Course Schedule  (posted November 21, 2014)

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 2014-2015  (posted June 20, 2014)

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 February 19, 2015)

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


Waila/Chicken Scratch - Gertie & The T.O. Boyz, March 13, 2015, 6 pm - 10pm, SIPI Gymnasium  (posted March 9, 2015)

AIHEC 2015 Student Conference, March 14-17, Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque NM  (posted March 9, 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)