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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2019-20 Budget Information

For news updates, advocacy resources and information regarding developments with the proposed UA budget, please visit the chancellor's webpage.

Incoming Fall 2019 Students:

If you will be a new student at UAA, sign up for a Howl Days orientation session to receive first year advising and register for your fall semester courses! If you have questions about advising and class registration, contact the Office of First Year Student Advising and Success at 907-786-0338 or uaa_firstyearadv@alaska.edu. For questions about Howl Days orientation, contact New Student Orientation at 907-786-1224 or uaa_orientation@alaska.edu.

ANSEP Rocket Competition

All-women rocketry team breaking more than just the sound barrier at NASA competition

Nine months of hard work recently culminated when a team of UAA engineers traveled to Minnesota to launch a rocket capable of reaching the speed of sound.

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Climate

Hand-in-hand: How UAA and the Municipality of Anchorage are collaborating to create the city’s Climate Action Plan

It was an idea sparked by two UAA professors more than a decade ago to create the city’s first Climate Action Plan, that has now come to fruition over a new memorandum of understanding between UAA and the Municipality of Anchorage to collaborate on combating climate change in Alaska’s largest urban center.

Read Full Story Hand-in-hand: How UAA and the Municipality of Anchorage are collaborating to create the city’s Climate Action Plan

Geser Bat-Erdene

A front row seat to democracy 

Spring 2019 Commencement Speaker Geser Bat-Erdene is known around UAA for his roles in advocacy and student government. An international student and the son of parents educated behind the Iron Curtain, Bat-Erdene has a unique perspective on the need for citizens in a democracy to hold their leaders accountable.

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Maia Wen

Love, loss and a Fulbright Scholarship

UAA alumna Maia Wen was recently awarded the Fulbright Student Scholarship, but her path to earning the prestigious award hasn’t been easy. 

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Jack Macdonald

Playing around the world with combo guard and accounting junior

Originally from Australia, to say that Jack Macdonald traveled from one corner of the world to another to play basketball would not be an exaggeration.

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Campus Tour

Explore UAA through a virtual campus 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.

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