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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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 spring 2021 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. For current information, please visit the UAA COVID-19 information site, College During COVID website (for students) and Academic Continuity website (for faculty).

UAA fall commencement speaker Jamie Bagley, B.S. Biological Sciences '20

Keep calm and be resilient

Biological sciences major and fall 2020 commencement speaker Jamie Bagley reflects on her last four years at UAA and how being resilient helped her overcome challenges not only in completing her degree but dealing with everything from an earthquake to a global pandemic.

Read Full Story : Keep calm and be resilient

Hooding ceremony student speaker Naidene Baechler on pursuing systemic change

As program supervisor for Knik Tribal Council’s new behavioral health program, social work alumna Naidene Baechler works to resolve the high rates of suicide among Alaska Natives and the increased number of missing and murdered Indigenous women through educational and economic equity.

Read Full Story Hooding ceremony student speaker Naidene Baechler on pursuing systemic change

UAA graduate degree hooding ceremony student speaker Naidene Baechler, M.S.W. Social Work ’20
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
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On Feb. 25, the University of Alaska Board of Regents passed two motions focused on UAA hockey and gymnastics. The motions extended the fundraising deadlines for the two sports, allowing for automatic reinstatement if fundraising targets are met.

BOR extends fundraising deadlines for gymnastics and hockey teams
Laptop open to show preview of UAA's 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 tour