Identity and Password

Your electronic identity gives you access to common tools like email, computers, online classes, and web conferences. You need to learn and memorize your electronic identity.

  • UA ID
    This is your student number or employee number.
    Example: 39936138

  • UA Username
    This is your login name and default email address. 
    Example: John A. Doe is  jadoe

  • Password
    A secret word with complexity requirements used with your username. Your password will need to be changed every 400 days.
    Example: SeaWolv3s

  • Email Address
    An inbox where you receive official UAA emails.
    Example: jadoe@uaa.alaska.edu

  • Identity Management
    Where you claim your username, change passwords, add email nicknames and more.
 

Email and Contacts

Everyone at UAA gets an email account where you will receive official communications from the University. Everyone can choose email nicknames (up to 3). Students can forward their UAA email to a personal email address. Employees have access to advanced scheduling and contact management via Microsoft Exchange.

Students

Instructors and administrators will use your UAA email to send you official information about your courses and registration. You need to read your UAA email frequently. The easiest way is to forward your UAA email to your personal account.

Employees

Instructors and administrators will use your UAA email to send you official information about your courses and registration. You need to read your UAA email frequently. The easiest way is to forward your UAA email to your personal account.

 

Banner

Banner is an administrative software package for use in higher education and developed by Ellucian (formerly SunGard SCT). The University of Alaska uses Banner to maintain integrated data for finance, human resources, student, and financial aid systems. A few examples of University systems powered by Banner include UAOnline, DegreeWorks, and Travel & Expense Management. For Statewide Banner information visit the UA OIT Banner website.

Banner Access and Training

For Banner Access and Training information visit the below UAA websites.