One-Day Sessions


Each orientation day will include:

  • Making a plan to graduate presentation
  • Meeting your academic advisor
  • A campus tour
  • Learning the UAA computer system
  • How to get involved on campus


Please refer back for your college specific HOWL DAY session dates.

College of Arts and Sciences Orientation

This orientation is for students planning to major in the following areas: anthropology, art, biological sciences, chemistry, english, geology history, journalism, languages, liberal studies, mathematics, music, natural sciences, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology or theatre. 


College of Business and Public Policy


This orientation is for students planning to major in the following areas: accounting, business administration, computer information systems, economics, finance, logistics, management or marketing.


Community and Technical College

This orientation is for students planning to major in the following areas: air traffic control, automotive and diesel, aviation, computer electronics, culinary arts, physical education, telecommunication, and electronics.


School of Engineering

This orientation is for students planning to major in the following areas: engineering, arctic engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, geomatics and electrical engineering.


School of Education

This orientation is for students planning to major in the following areas: early childhood and elementary education. 


College of Health

This orientation is for students planning to major in the following areas: health sciences, human services, justice, nursing, paralegal, social work, dental assisting/hygiene, fire service administration, massage therapy, medical assisting, medical laboratory, occupational safety, pharmacy technology, physical education, radiological technology or telecommunication and electronics


Undeclared Majors

This orientation is for students that are still deciding what to major in. 


Out of Area Orientation

This orientation is designed for students from out of state or rural Alaska.