Navajo Technical University

Enrollment Services

The Enrollment Services department supports NTU’s Mission by providing support, services, and essential infrastructure for attracting, enrolling, retaining and graduating students.

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Dr. Delores Becenti

Dr. Delores Becenti

Director of Enrollment
dbecenti@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7404

M.A., Educational Leadership, Western New Mexico University
B.A., Political Science, Fort Lewis College
A.A. or A.A.S. A.A. Liberal Arts, Navajo Community College

REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

The Registrar processes registration requests, schedules classes and maintains class lists, enforces the rules for entering or leaving classes, and keeps a permanent record of grades and marks.

Functions:

  • Evaluates transcripts for transfer students
  • Processes student course registration
  • Schedules classes with academic Deans
  • Determines students’ academic standing.
  • Informs and refers students on probation and suspension.
  • Oversees and maintains permanent record of students (i.e. grades, graduation petitions, appeals, etc.) per FERPA.
  • Reviews graduation petitions and identifies candidates.
  • Chairs the NTU Undergraduate Catalog committee.
Kelly Chiquito

Kelly Chiquito

Registrar
kchiquito@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7426

B.A.S., IT - Computer Science, Navajo Technical University
A.A., Elementary Education, Diné College

Renee Damon

Renee Damon

Assistant Registrar
Email: rdamon@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7475

Certificate, Accounting, Crownpoint Institute of Technology
Certificate, Business/Word Processing, Talking Leaves Job Corp.

ADMISSION’S OFFICE

The Admission staff processes admission applications for the undergraduate, graduate, dual credit, and continuing education programs.

Functions:

  • Reviews and processes all incoming applications
  • (Walk-In and *Online) with required documents (CIB, HS Transcript, etc.)
  • Provides admission letters
  • Refers incoming students to proper academic advisors and program advisors.
  • Assists with Accuplacer Testing
  • Enforces FERPA
  • Maintains admission record of students.
  • Assists instructional site with admission process.
  • Issue staff, faculty, and student NTU Identification Cards.
Thelma Johnson

Thelma Johnson

Admissions Assistant
t.johnson@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7365

Jacqueline N Begay

Jacqueline N Begay

Administrative Assistant
jnbegay@navajotech.edu
Phone: 928.882.3143

Laura Leekela

Laura Leekela

Student Services Assistant
laura.leekela@ashiwi.org
Phone: 505.782.6020

DUAL CREDIT PROGRAM

The Dual Credit program is a program that provides high school students with an opportunity to take college level courses while still in high school.

Functions:

  • Coordinates with high schools to offer college level courses, which may be academic or career technical, but does not include remedial or developmental courses.
  • Serves the Navajo Nation and surrounding schools including outside communities who take advantage of the program thru distance learning options.
  • Offers a Summer STEM & Skills program every summer with the financial support of grants thru the Engineering Department to provide college experience.
  • Submission of reports and invoice at the end of each semester to New Mexico and Arizona.
  • Coordinate with Recruiter and Admission Office for DC students’ matriculation as an undergraduate student at NTU.
Kelly Chiquito

Kelly Chiquito

Registrar
kchiquito@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7426

B.A.S., IT - Computer Science, Navajo Technical University
A.A., Elementary Education, Diné College

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE

The office of Financial Aid Office assists students and their families by providing appropriate financial resources through scholarships and grants, and other aid for all qualified current and prospective students.

Functions:

  • Assists students to complete FAFSA, NN Scholarship, and other financial aid forms.
  • Provide information to students on their financial aid status.
  • Review, determine eligibility, and award students according to appropriate funding policy, rules, and regulations (i.e. Department of Education, Navajo Nation, New Mexico, etc.)
  • Conduct financial aid workshops to potential, new, and continuing students and their families.
  • Coordinate with Finance Office regarding processing and awarding of students.
  • Submission of reports as required per funding agency
Gary Segay

Gary Segay

Financial Aid Manager - Veteran & Graduate Students
gsegay@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7428, extension 1070

Rena Tom

Rena Tom

Financial Aid Assistant - Last Names A to K
rtom@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7417, extension 1059

Judy A. Yazzie

Judy A. Yazzie

Financial Aid Assistant - Chinle and TeecNosPos Students, VA Students
jyazzie@navajotech.edu
Phone: 928.882.3137, extension 3004
Fax: 928.674.5769

A.A., Business Administration, Navajo Technical College
A.A., Accounting, Navajo Technical University
A.A., Elementary Education, Diné College

RECRUITMENT & RETENTION

The Recruitment Office provides

  • Advocate on behalf of Navajo Technical University (NTU) by sharing what NTU has to offer.
  • Coordinate with Chinle Campus Recruiter – Jarvis Draper
  • Attend community events and activities to inform the public on NTU Masters, Bachelors, Associate and Certificate programs, student services, residential services, transportation, childcare and more.
  • Assist academic and program advisors with student retention activities.
  • Coordinate with internal departments to develop recruitment and retention plans.
Brenda Yazzie

Brenda Yazzie

Campus Recruiter
b.yazzie@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7427

Jarvis Draper

Jarvis Draper

Campus Recruiter (Chinle)
j.draper@navajotech.edu

B.A.S., Information Technology, Navajo Technical University
A.A.S., Information Technology, Navajo Technical University