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 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.

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
Seawolf logo adorns UAA's Professional Studies Building on a frosty winter day

The University of Alaska Board of Regents voted to reinstate the Alpine ski team at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The board's action was in response to its September decision to consider reinstatement of the program if the team could successfully reach established fundraising goals. That effort, led by head coach Sparky Anderson, resulted in local, regional and national supporters exceeding the goal of $628,000, equal to two years of operating expenses.

Ski team reinstated by Board of Regents
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