University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Alaska’s Largest University

    The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state's largest post-secondary institution. It is comprised of the Anchorage Campus located in the heart of Alaska's largest city, as well as Kenai Peninsula College, Matanuska-Susitna College, Kodiak College and Prince William Sound College, all located in some of the most beautiful places in Alaska.

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UAA COVID-19 Information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, UAA has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. The fall 2020 semester will occur primarily via alternate course delivery, remote work and controlled access to campus facilities. A mandatory mask policy is in effect at all UAA campuses.

Students can visit the College During COVID website to access support services and valuable resources related to successfully navigating the fall semester. In addition, the UAA COVID-19 website is a great source for information regarding COVID-19 communications, onsite operations, statewide guidance, resources and confirmed COVID-19 cases in UAA facilities.

Please note that the UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

Alternate Course Delivery

Guidance for Faculty
Please visit the Academic Continuity (Guidance for Faculty) page for alternate course delivery FAQs and faculty support resources.

Guidance for Students
Please visit the College During COVID website for support resources, student-to-student-tips and more.

Academic Advising

Registration for fall 2020 is now open in UAOnline. Your academic advisors are available to assist you with registration and support. Find out how to reach them by visiting

UAA biological sciences grad student Tyler Fox and Professor Brandon Briggs (Photo by James Evans / UAA)

Playing a vital role in Alaska's pandemic response

After earning his degree last fall, and with plans to continue his science education at UAA, Tyler Fox started work early this year as a research technician in UAA’s brand new AIMS Core Facility. He could never have foreseen that by the time the lab opened in March, he would be playing an important role in Alaska’s response to a global pandemic.

Read Full Story : Playing a vital role in Alaska's pandemic response

‘We’re at the ready’

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, UAA researchers from a variety of disciplines are working together to study coronavirus and its wider impacts.

Read Full Story ‘We’re at the ready’

UAA doctoral student Maile Branson
Joycelyn Weaver works on her dessert during the mystery ingredient final at UAA

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered everyday life and impacted the economy in unprecedented ways. In response, UAA developed a suite of Fast Track Career Certificates to help Alaskans retool quickly and acquire new skills to reenter the workforce or energize their current career.

UAA introduces Fast Track Career Certificates
Stephen Yi studies in UAA's Consortium Library, which has remained open to students and researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by James Evans / UAA)

While much of UAA's campus pivoted quickly to alternate course delivery and working remotely, the UAA/APU Consortium Library remains open to all UAA students, faculty and staff who can access the library with their WOLFcard.

We're open: UAA's library is available in person or online for campus community
UAA banner amidst fall foliage

Citing the health and safety of student-athletes as the overriding concern, the Great Northwest Athletic Conference CEO Board voted unanimously to suspend all intercollegiate athletics competition through Nov. 30 due to COVID-19.

Update on fall ’20 Seawolf Athletics
UAA Virtual Tour

Explore everything UAA has to offer from the comfort of your home through UAA's interactive virtual tour. Student guides lead you through campus, introducing key buildings and facilities along the way. Each tour stop is supplemented by a variety of photos, videos and 360-degree images that immerse you in the unique atmosphere of the Anchorage campus.

Explore UAA through a virtual campus tour