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

Open registration for spring 2021 is now open in UAOnline. Your academic advisors are available to assist you with registration and support. To get in touch with your advising office, visit UAA's advising website or call the Who's My Advisor hotline at 907-786-1000.

Biology and natural sciences senior Kodi Haughn prepares samples of wastewater for COVID-19 testing in Professor Brandon Briggs' lab in UAA's ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

UAA researchers examine wastewater to assess COVID-19 presence

Researchers from UAA, in collaboration with UAF and the Alaska Departments of Environmental Conservation and Health and Social Services, have developed an in-state capability to detect COVID-19 in wastewater in Alaska.

Read Full Story : UAA researchers examine wastewater to assess COVID-19 presence

UAA ranked among 2021 Best Colleges by U.S. News

UAA earned high marks for its undergraduate business, engineering and computer science programs in the 2021 Best Colleges rankings, released by U.S. News and World Report in September.

Read Full Story UAA ranked among 2021 Best Colleges by U.S. News

UAA's Engineering and Industry Building, Parrish Bridge, and Health Sciences Building (Photo by James Evans, UAA)
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
Seawolf logo adorns UAA's Professional Studies Building on a frosty winter day

On Nov. 13, the University of Alaska Anchorage announced the Seawolves’ indoor winter sports teams will not compete during their respective 2020-21 seasons due to the ongoing health risks and increasing protocol restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Update on Seawolf Athletics' winter competition
Take a virtual tour of UAA

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