Coronavirus information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

PATH Camps and Academies

Preparing Alaskans for Training in Health (PATH) is a collection of camps and academies designed to encourage students to consider healthcare professions. Camps are aimed at students ages 15-19, while academies are for adults and youth who are not currently enrolled in school. Each event has a distinct theme.

Allied Health Camps and Academies explore the various professions included in allied health (broadly defined as all healthcare professionals aside from doctors and nurses). Students may receive CPR, First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, Blood Bourne Pathogen and Emergency Trauma Technician certifications.

Behavioral Health Camps and Academies are designed for students ages 15-19 to explore career pathways in the field of behavioral health. Students may earn 1 college credit and learn about key topics in behavioral health including wellness techniques, abuse, neglect, addiction, grief, stress and mental health while discovering career paths within the field. Students will explore careers including social workers, counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, behavioral health aides, and other positions within the field of behavioral health and human services. Students will receive Mental Health First Aid certification.

Upcoming Events

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All Camps are free. Accommodation, food and airfare (up to $500) are included. Students will be assigned to the camp closest to their home.

We are always accepting applications. If the camps are full you will be waitlisted. 


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