Information for Students


Welcome to the School of Allied Health! We are excited that you are interested in learning more and possibly pursuing one of our programs. Our School is home to many certificate and degree options that are designed to educate and train students in to rewarding health careers.

Here you will find steps to help you begin and continue your journey as a UAA SeaWolf. Let’s start your Amazing Story now! 

  • 1. Explore UAA

    Familiarize yourself with our various programs to determine which is best for you.

    Take a campus tour to get a feel for campus.

  • 2. Apply for Admission
    Apply for UAA Admissions

    You must first apply for admission to the University of Alaska Anchorage. Step by step instructions and guidelines are provided.

    School of Allied Health Academic Programs

    Many School of Allied Health degree programs have a separate application process. Take a moment to review the application process for your chosen program and be sure to write down questions for your appointment with an Advisor.

  • 3. Apply for On-campus Housing
    If you plan to live on campus apply early as space fills up quickly!
    If you will be living off-campus, UAA Commuter Student Services provides information to assist students with locating off-campus housing.
  • 4. Apply for Financial Aid


    Apply for Financial Aid

    Take a moment to investigate UAA's financial aid and scholarship website. Step by step instructions are available when applying for financial aid. Submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is an important step even if you do not plan to borrow federal loans. The FAFSA is required for need-based scholarships and other forms of financial support. Tips on creating a budget, understanding credit, and other financial responsibilities are provided as well.

    School of Allied Health Scholarships

    The School of Allied Health does offer limited scholarships to students within our programs. Take a moment to review the requirements or make a mental note to visit the page at a later time.


  • 5. Take Placement Tests or Verify Transfer Credits


    The Accuplacer is UAA's approved placement test to assess math and English Skills. It can be taken in addition to or in place of the SAT and ACT. Math and English classes require a placement test (SAT or ACT or Accuplacer).


    Visit the Transfer Credit Evaluation site if you have taken math or English courses at another university or college. You can review recent UAA transfer decisions and search for courses that will transfer as UAA equivalent courses.

    If you have taken any Advanced Placement Exams be sure to review current policies and have them sent to UAA.

  •  6. Schedule an Advising Appointment


    Schedule an appointment with an advisor after you have applied for admission and submitted your applicable test scores. It is important to meet with your advisor prior to registering for classes.


  • 7. Register for Classes


    Registration Guide

    Step by step instructions and answers to common questions are available.

    Register Now Register for classes online.
  • 8. Attend an Orientation Sessoin
    Orientation sessions are designed to help you understand what to expect in your first year, an opportunity to meet other students with similar interests, answers any quesitons, and overall ensure you are familiar with campus resources and services.
  • 9. Follow-Up
    Be sure your admission file is complete. Call (907) 786-1480 with any questions.
    Confirm your financial aid documents are complete. Call (907) 786-1480 with any questions.
    Remember to pay for classes. Payment plans are available.
    Confirm Campus housing agreement. Call (907) 751-7202 with any questions.
  • 10. Final Steps
    You can reserve your textbooks online or simply purchase them in person before classes begin. The campus bookstore also provides supplies and apparel for students.
    Parking Permits can be purchased online. If you plan to drive a vehicle to campus regularly you will need a permit.

    Your Wolfcard is your official University identification card. The first Wolfcard is free and can serve as a debit card on campus only.



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