UAA Campus is Open

We are pleased to report the UAA Anchorage campus will open on Wednesday, Dec. 5, following last Friday's earthquake. The Chugiak-Eagle River Campus will remain closed, but classes will resume in alternative locations. Students should check UAOnline for their new meeting location. As you return to campus, we encourage you to check the web page for important safety tips and resources about how to submit work requests to facilities for repairs. Please continue to check our Facebook and Twitter accounts for updates.

UAA is the Health Campus for the UA System

The College of Health (COH) is at the forefront of educating students to become doctors, nurses, and other health care and public health professionals and researchers.

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Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation

The Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) is committed to excellence in offering courses in physical education and related disciplines.

Professional programs prepare students for leadership roles in health, physical education and recreation fields. The department also offers a variety of courses for students from other fields who wish to learn new physical skills and/or develop personal wellness.

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Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation
Eugene Short Hall, Suite 103
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-4083

Our Purpose

Leading toward a healthier tomorrow by cultivating confident and competent health, fitness and recreation professionals who enhance the health and well-being of people and communities.


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