Academic Support

Consortium Library – The Library provides online access to hundreds of databases with scholarly information, help from Research & Instruction Librarians, library research courses, study space, group study rooms, public computers, a computer lab and more.


Learning Resource Center (LRC) - 907-786-6828. The LRC provides academic resources and support to students at all levels and in all disciplines. Free tutoring services include reading, writing, math, English as a Second Language (ESL) and world languages. The LRC Library contains a wide variety of books and other materials for self-study in addition to a course reserve service. Meeting and study areas for students include computer labs, a quiet study, open floor, and small group study den areas. The LRC Information Desk serves as an information hub for individuals needing directional or referral assistance.


LRC Math Lab- The Math Lab has Windows workstations with common software applications used for word processing, spreadsheets, publishing, and presentations, as well as course specific software.


Reading & Writing Center- The UAA Reading & Writing Center provides reading and writing assistance to UAA students at all levels and all disciplines. Certified and formally trained tutors offer help for those seeking to improve their reading, writing, and study skills.


Tutoring (Student Support Services)- provides English and Mathematics tutoring for every UAA student accepted into the program. We offer services for English (including English as a Second Language) and Math through upper Calculus. SSS tutoring is scheduled by appointment only and is offered within a one-on-one setting.

Advising Tools

Admissions- Admission Wizard; Admission Requirements; Dates & Deadlines; Forms


Advising and Testing Center - Student resources and support: academic advising for Associate of Arts degree students, career advising and testing and placement


Care Team- reviews reports to determine whether a student poses a threat to others and takes action to protect the safety and welfare of the student and the University community.


CLEP Exams - College-Level Examination Program

Practice exams: (via theTesting & Education Reference Center @ the Consortium Library)


DegreeWorks – An electronic degree audit and advising tool that assists students and advisors in monitoring student progress toward degree completion.


Distance Education Gateway - Student Guide to UA distance learning opportunities through UAA, UAF, UAS courses


Fact Finder - Student handbook – resources, support services, students’ rights, freedoms, and responsibilities


Forms- Forms for add/drop, credit overload, time conflict, directed study, academic petition, application for graduation and more


MAP-Works - MAP (Making Achievement Possible) Works is a student success and retention tool linking students with the individualized resources they need when they need them. MAP-Works UAA strives to connect students with departments and services, empowering them to succeed academically and socially at UAA.


Registrar, Office of - Academic policies and procedures; academic records; catalogs and scheduling; degree services; graduation policy; registration; transcripts; transfer credit evaluation; dates and deadlines; forms; and much more


Registration - Registration dates and FAQs

Special Populations

Academic & Multicultural Student Services- Disability Support, Multicultural Center, Native Student Services andTRiO programs.


Alaska Native Students:


Alaska Native Studies department – offers courses related to Alaska Native issues.


Native Student Services- is a gathering place where students can find support, access resources, connect with community representatives, study with classmates, meet new friends, and interact with people who share similar experiences as indigenous peoples.


Alaska Native Mentoring Programs:


Tutor Mentor Program- focuses on connecting with Alaska Native and rural students and helping them succeed in their scholastic achievements.

ANCAP– assists Alaska Native student within the UAA Psychology program.

ANSEP – assists Alaska Native students within the UAA Engineering program.

RRANN – assists Alaska Native/American Indian students within the UAA Nursing program.


First Generation Students:

Student Support Services– works toassist participating first-generation, Pell grant-eligible, and/or disabled students to persist and to graduate from UAA.

Trio ProgramsTRIO is the term used to describe various federal programs designed to help economically disadvantaged students achieve their educational goals, including:


Educational Talent Search- is committed to helping first generation, low-income students achieve their educational goal of attending college. We provide many services that will help students remain on track through their middle and high school years to ensure that at graduation, they are college ready.


International Students:


International Student Services- provides immigration and support services for prospective, incoming, and current F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars at UAA.


Military and Veteran Students:


The UAA Military & Veteran Community Services office (Student Union Room 102) and website provides military and veteran students and their families the tools necessary to succeed in their academic pursuits. https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/veterans/


Community Services and Resources

Lending Library at Disability Support Services:

  • Down Range: To Iraq and Back
  • Once a Warrior: Wired for Life
  • Healing from War
  • Webcast: Psychological needs of Returning Veterans
  • Video: hidden Wounds (57 min.)

Podcast: Meet Staff Sgt. Nichole Tovar (2011)


Student Veterans – Ways to help veteran students


Veteran Financial Aid


Students with Disabilities:


Disability Support Services - Student Rights and Responsibilities, resources and assistance

Underrepresented Minority Students:


AHAINA- stands for African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, International and Native American students.  AHAINA's mission is to further the success of underrepresented minority students as well as promoting diversity on the UAA campus.


Multicultural Center- provides programs and services designed to facilitate access, persistence, success and graduation of underrepresented minority students (URMs) at UAA.

Student Health & Conduct

Academic Honesty and Integrity - Student resources on how to avoid plagiarism


Care Team- reviews reports to determine whether a student poses a threat to others and takes action to protect the safety and welfare of the University community.


Disability Support Services - Student Rights and Responsibilities, resources and assistance available


MAP-Works - MAP (Making Achievement Possible) Works is a student success and retention tool linking students with the individualized resources they need, when they need them. MAP-Works UAA strives to connect students with departments and services, empowering them to succeed academically and socially at UAA.


Student Health Center


Students in Crisis or Conflict - Contact Dean of Students Office 786-1214  or the Care Team.