Membership and Submission Guidelines, a partner site to, is an interactive website featuring tribal college student writing, artwork, and photography. Membership is open to alumni and students enrolled at an AIHEC-member tribal college or university.

Tribal College Students:

In addition to sharing your writing and artwork on, you can maintain an online profile, post comments, and interact with other tribal college students and alumni across the nation.

Submit your work for publication on in just three easy steps:

1. Register (if you are new to the site)
2. Login
3. Submit (just follow the instructions on the page)

Tribal College Alumni:

You are invited to become a member of Once you register, you can login and post comments, interact with other members, and maintain an online profile.

Submission Guidelines

At this time, TCJ Student accepts writing, artwork, and photography via our online Submit page. TCJ accepts written submissions of fewer than 1,000 words which fall in the categories of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.  Please submit your artwork and photography as a jpeg or tif file with a resolution that is high enough to ensure a quality presentation. Typically this means that the ppi or dpi should be at least 200, or that the file size is 2MB. For questions, please contact us.

Terms and Conditions

Tribal College Journal may edit or abridge submitted work at its discretion and as deemed fit to meet style and length requirements. TCJ may reject any submission at its discretion. Copyrighted material is likewise unacceptable for publication, including artwork or writing that features patented material such as superheroes, television, movie, and video game figures, or any other licensed product.

By submitting your work, you give TCJ non-exclusive rights to publish it in any format, including all print and digital media. You retain the right to submit your work for non-exclusive publication elsewhere. Submission indicates that the author/artist certifies that this writing/artwork is original.