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 alumna Mary Ryan

UAA students and faculty collaborate to curb the spread of COVID-19 misinformation

As the world continues to navigate this once-in-a-generation pandemic, new scientific breakthroughs are unearthed every day. Accompanying this free flow of information is an increase of damaging misinformation. Working to curb the spread of online misinformation is the Alaska Public Health Information Response Team, a multidisciplinary collaboration between professors and students in UAA’s Department of Journalism and Public Communications and College of Health.

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Visualizations of the North

Thomas Chung, assistant professor of art and painting in UAA’s Department of Art, was recently awarded first place in the staff category of University of the Arctic's inaugural photo competition for his three-part photo series titled, "Arctic Sea Ice, Under the Glacier and Whale." We caught up with Chung to discuss his inspiration, overall approach to art and recent award-winning photos.

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Lakita Soto-Crespo discusses plans for her artwork with painting professor Tom Chung during Intermediate Painting (ART A313) in UAA's Fine Arts Building.
Jessica Reisinger

For spring 2021 commencement speaker Jessica Reisinger, her final year at UAA was all about saying yes to every opportunity that came knocking on her door. As it turned out, the simple power of yes ended up transforming her senior year in ways she never imagined.

The power of yes
Jennifer O'Neal

Human services alumna Jennifer O’Neal will serve as student speaker for the spring 2021 graduate degree hooding ceremony — a far cry from when she was a teenager, unsure if she would or even could pursue higher education.

Cultivating curiosity
Seawolf logo against gold-green gradient background

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
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