UAA students have the option of living On-Campus or living in the local community. Each option offers its own perspective on being a member of the UAA community.
The University of Alaska Anchorage has three residence halls and two apartment communities.
It offers students the US college experience and it helps students become more involved in the university atmosphere.
From clubs and organizations, to activities and general resident life, campus housing is by far the best way to get the most out of your time at UAA.
First-year international students are highly encouraged to live on-campus, as it gives them the best way to experience the US college lifestyle.
Because it is such a great benefit, campus housing is very popular. Students wanting to live on campus should plan to apply early.
Anchorage has a vast amount of apartments, townhouse and condos for rent.
Please beware, however, as UAA does not have any affiliation with local renters or renting companies.
UAA does not inspect, endorse or recommend any off-campus site.
Anchorage is a large municipality with over 290,000 people.
Before making any arrangements for off-campus housing, please research the area for safety and convenience.
The Department of Student Union and Commuter Student Services helps provide services for students that do not live on campus. They can help students find area resources while providing areas and services for students at the Student Union.
Registering for Courses
Students register for classes on UAOnline.
International students must be registered for a full course of study during the fall and spring semesters:
Online Courses: Only 3 credits or one online course per semester will apply toward the full-time enrollment total.Class Schedule: Students can find the Class Listing through UAOnline.
Academic advising is not mandatory, but students are encouraged to utilize advising and are responsible for seeking advising.
Health InsuranceAll international students at UAA are required to carry health insurance.
Insurance may be purchased for any company as long as it meets the requirements specified below:
UAA has an arrangement with United Health Care which provides affordable, excellent coverage.