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, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. 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 Student Success 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

Kacy Grundhauser (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

A well-rounded college career

In her four years at UAA, civil engineering senior Kacy Grundhauser has achieved an impressive amount on top of her challenging degree. To top it off, the American Society of Civil Engineers recently recognized her as one of the 2020 New Faces of Civil Engineering – Collegiate Edition.

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Researching the stars

During UAA Department of Physics and Astronomy Professor Dr. Travis Rector's 2018 sabbatical, he split his time between Arizona and Chile working on a telescope project decades in the making. Rector hopes that UAA students will be some of the first to get their hands on the groundbreaking data the telescope provides.

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UAA professor and chair in the Department of Physics and Astronomy Dr. Travis Rector spent his 2018 year-long sabbatical working on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), a project decades in the making, designed to answer some of the universe's greatest mysteries. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)
Alina Shen in the UAA dental clinic

Alina Shen always dreamed of working in health care. After high school, she still wasn’t sure what path she should take, but a chance meeting with an advisor sparked her interest in dentistry. Now she’s taking her first big step toward her future career: earning a dental assisting certificate at UAA.

Alina Shen on her journey to dentistry
Justin Fulkerson, lead botanist for the University of Alaska Anchorage Herbarium, displays specimens from the extensive collection. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

On the west side of campus in Beatrice McDonald Hall is the University of Alaska Anchorage Herbarium, a brightly-lit room with tables stacked high with plant presses and beige metal cabinets filled with nearly 20,000 plant specimens from across Alaska, the Yukon and the Pacific Northwest.

The plant tomb
UAA women's basketball team celebrates 2020 GNAC victory with group huddle

Who is the all-time greatest Seawolf to wear the Green and Gold? An Olympian? A seven-time national champion? A national player of the year? Starting June 15, you the fans will be able to vote for who you think should be crowned the greatest Seawolf of all time.

Who is the greatest Seawolf of all-time?
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