Instagram Scavenger Hunt

Contestants have from Monday, August 21 at 7 a.m. through Saturday, August 26 at 6 p.m. to complete as many of the tasks as possible. You must document completed tasks by posting a photo of yourself to Instagram at the location indicated by the task.


  • Take pics of the items on the scavenger hunt list and post them to Instagram.
  • Tag the Bookstore @uaa_bookstore, and include the hashtag #UAABookstoreGo
  • Remember, we need to be able to see your entry for it to be valid.
  • When visiting departments, please stick to the public areas and make sure to ask permission before taking employees pictures.
  • You will receive one entry for the first task performed.
  • You can receive one more entry for every three tasks completed after that.
  • We'll choose 3 winners at random from the valid entries to win a $300 textbook scholarship each.
  • Follow @uaa_bookstore on Instagram and Twitter in advance of the event –we’ll be playing along.
  • Winners will be announced August 28 via Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. 
  • Help: If you need help figuring out a clue send us a tweet or a private message to @uaa_bookstore
  • Download the Scavenger Hunt List

Note: Your entry is not valid if we cannot see it. If you have questions about your submission feel free to send us a message. 

About the scholarship: The scholarship is valid only to purchase textbooks at the UAA Bookstore. The recipient must have a valid Wolfcard in order to use the scholarship. The scholarship does not expire, if it's not used in full at the moment of the award the remainder will carry over to the following semester.

Win a $300 Textbook Scholarship

  • Scavenger hunt list 

    Download the scavenger list here.

    1. Find UAA’s welcoming sign to the U-MED district
    2. Salute a UPD officer
    3. Grab a pizza slice from the Cuddy marketplace
    4. Find one of the two places to get your wolfcard on campus
    5. Make a visit to the Health Center on campus
    6. Find the home of Disability Support Services
    7. Get your workout done in one of our fitness centers
    8. Explore and develop your career at this Hub
    9. Find the home of the Union of Students
    10. Take a picture with a Bookstore Cashier, Textbook Aide, or Barista
    11. Find the home for UAA’s 88.1 FM station
    12. Pet a rock lion
    13. Check out the Drowsy Wolf Café’s weekly special
    14. Visit the one place on campus where you can mail a package, buy stamps, get your class presentation printed and mounted on foam core.
    15. Take a picture of the canoe shaped building, home to the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program
    16. Find AHAINA’s home
    17. Check out the Consortium Library
    18. Find a copy of The Northern Light newspaper
    19. Take a pic with the little girl reading on a bench
    20. Find UAA’s biggest art piece
    21. Talk to the folks at Parking Services
    22. Pick the best seat to watch a Seawolves basketball game
    23. Sing Baloo’s song at the Bear Necessities
    24. Take a picture of Chester Creek from the spine

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