Seawolf Advisory!

On Dec. 11, our Facilities and Campus Services team was made aware of a pothole that shut down the westbound lanes of Northern Lights Boulevard between UAA Drive and Career Center Drive. It has since been upgraded to a sinkhole, and the lanes will remain closed for an undetermined amount of time while crews repair the damage. We anticipate the closure will extend through the week.

Finals week is a very stressful time for students. Students, please know that your professors have been made aware of the situation. Please communicate with them any delays you may experience due to this issue. We know this is an unexpected traffic challenge. Please take a deep breath. We want you to have a smooth and safe finals week.

University of Alaska Anchorage

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
Email: hper@alaska.edu 

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.