The UAA Graduate School will provide workshops to assist students in the preparation of their thesis.  The dates of these workshops are included in the UAA Graduate School calendar.


Workshops and Training for UAA Graduate Students

The University of Alaska Anchorage Graduate School hosts several events and workshops for graduate students.

  • Other workshops are will be added depending upon demand.  Please bookmark this website for upcoming workshop. Workshops will also be listed on the Graduate School calendar.

Upcoming events include:

Formatting Workshops*  To be announced 

*Please RSVP to Elisa Mattison if you plan to attend this workshop.  The room size limits the number of participants we can accommodate. 



UAA Workshops of Interest to Graduate Students

The University of Alaska Anchorage also provides informational workshops for all students including Graduate Students.

Yearly events include:

February FAFSA Frenzy Workshops* To be announced 
Various UAA Scholarship Workshops* To be announced 

In addition, the Continuing Education Department offers courses on a variety of topics. For more information or to sign up for classes, please find the course of interest and the Continuing Education Department webpage. Dates and times are listed on the webpage and on the Graduate School calendar. Here are a few of the of courses offered:

Formatting for Thesis/Dissertation

This workshop uses Microsoft 2010 Word to assist graduate students working on a thesis or dissertation to properly format documents that meet UAA Graduate School requirements. Bring a file (flash drive) to work on in class. Includes cover pages, references and citations, tables, lists, and fi nalizing/printing. May also be taken by students submitting a final project.

Individual tutoring is available by appointment for $45.00 per hour. Call 786.6790 for appointment.

Basic Computer Skills Level I

Designed for the new computer user, this class familiarizes individuals with a personal computer and its operating system as well as introduces how to organize and manage files. Basic Computer Skills Level II
This second level class is designed for those with a bit more experience using computers. Learn to create and use an email account; navigate the Internet and understand basic search engine usage; and create, edit and save online job applications. Learn basic Microsoft Word and Excel skills for letters and resumes and to manage simple spreadsheets in Excel.

Computer Essentials for Today 

Learn to successfully and effectively navigate the Internet based on understanding the structure of online information. Develop basic to intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Participants will receive a basic overview of presentation software and relational databases. Course fees include a student workbook and flash drive.

Grammar Refresher

Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. You'll explore the basics of English grammar—such as sentence structure and punctuation—as well as more sophisticated concepts, e.g., logic and clarity. Reacquaint yourself with forgotten rules, meet some new ones, and discover your grammatical strengths.