UAA Mission and Vision
The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) transforms lives through teaching, research, community engagement and creative expression in a diverse and inclusive environment. Serving students, the state, and the communities of Southcentral Alaska, UAA is a comprehensive, open access, public university established on the ancestral lands of the Dena’ina, Ahtna Dene, Alutiiq/Sugpiaq, Chugachmiut, and Eyak peoples.
Approved by the University of Alaska Board of Regents on February 25 , 2021
We are known as a university of distinction, transforming lives and communities.
- We put students first.
- We create a culture of equity and inclusion by embracing our diversity.
- We embrace our role as a trusted and respected community partner.
- We positively impact communities and the world through innovation.
- We accelerate excellence through continuous improvement.