The University of Alaska Anchorage campus is located in the heart of Anchorage, Alaska.

Out-of-state guests will fly into the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Local transportation includes Lyft, Uber, Alaska Yellow Dispatch, Checker Cabs, and the Anchorage People Mover (bus system).

Moose cow and calf crossing in front of the Administration Building on UAA Campus

Guest Parking on Campus

With the exception of weekends, holidays, and the interim periods between semesters or class sessions, all vehicles parked on the UAA campus must display a valid parking permit or Pay 'n Park receipt.

Your permit or Pay 'n Park receipt is good for any parking lot on campus with the exception of the Central Garage. The closest Pay 'n Park machine to the Residence Halls, Apartments, or Gorsuch Commons is located in the "Willow Lot," just off Elmore Road, south of the Commons.

Parking rates during the summer months are as follows:

  • Day use —$2 per hour or $10 per 24-hour period, available through any Pay 'n Park machine.


Anchorage Weather

Anchorage, Alaska is a subarctic climate with long,winters. Average highs in March are 20 degrees to 30 degrees, while the lows can be around 10 degrees in the evening.

UAA mascot Spirit mushing a dog sled team