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. For current information, please visit the UAA COVID-19 information site, and Academic Continuity website for faculty.

 UAA College of Business and Public Policy Professor Chad Briggs and Master of Public Administration graduate students Cuckoo Gupta and Maya Narang demonstrate how their class uses Discord servers and board games to plan and run Arctic Strategy disaster scenarios.

Students practice high-stakes decision-making during Arctic Security simulation course

UAA students recently responded to imagined future emergencies, including wildfires and a missing cruise ship, in a role-playing assignment mimicking the pressures and cascading events policy decision-makers face during disasters.

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Business leaders donate $1M to College of Business and Public Policy

UAA received a $1 million gift from accounting alumnus and entrepreneur Gary Klopfer, ’81, and his wife Jane Cuddy Klopfer, a celebrated Alaska investment leader. The gift will establish the UAA Student Investment Fund in the College of Business and Public Policy, giving students real-world experience using financial industry tools. The gift is the largest, individual gift an alumnus has given to UAA during his lifetime.

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UAA Donors Gary and Jane Klopfer photographed outside UAA's Cuddy Hall.
King Career Center student Roberto Zuniga

UAA and the Anchorage School District unveiled a new partnership between King Tech High School and the Community & Technical College’s Aviation Technology Division to provide high school students with the opportunity to earn their private pilot license.

A sky-high partnership
UAA donor Pat McAdoo

Physical therapist and UAA scholarship donor Pat McAdoo first encountered the university after moving to Alaska in 1985 to work at the Alaska Native Medical Center. A colleague there told her that one really needs to have some structured activities in the winter, so McAdoo signed up for a class at UAA in the evenings: Alaska, the Land and its People.

A healthy investment
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Backed by more than 700 supporters, the UAA gymnastics team has met the fundraising goal necessary to reinstate its 2021-22 season. The team is clear to start competing this winter while working toward their next fundraising goal.

UAA gymnastics meets fundraising threshold for reinstatement of 2021-22 season
Virtual UAA campus tour screen grab

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