Graduate School

An Engaged Community through Creativity, Scholarship, and Research

Dean Helena S. Wisniewski extends a warm welcome to new and returning graduate students of the University of Alaska Anchorage Graduate School for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Graduate School is located at 1901 Bragaw, Suite 368.

The University of Alaska Anchorage Graduate School offers 6 doctoral and 22 Master's degree programs, and 15 graduate certificate programs. UAA offers cooperative/collaborative graduate programs with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Washington Medical School, Idaho State University, East Carolina University, and Creighton University. The Graduate School enrolls over 1500 students in graduate studies from all 50 states, U.S. territories and around the world.


Upcoming Events 

Defense Announcements 

Danielle Giroux
Clinical-Community Pyschology PhD Candidate

"The Heart of the Grizzly: Understanding Sexual Assault in a Rural Context; A Suvivor's Perspective

SSB 302
Friday, June 2 at 3:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Deadline to register for independent and directed studies; practicum, internship, research, thesis and open-entry courses; and continuous registration 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Summer Theses Due

Monday, July 10, 2017

Summer Projects Due 

Contact your College and program of study for internal deadlines.

Summer Graduation Application Deadline 

Friday, July 28, 2017

Fall Semester Priority Registration for Admitted Graduate Students

Friday, March 31, 2017

Fall Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Wendy Williamson Auditorium

December 16, 2017

3:00 pm - 5:00pm

Deadline to apply for fall graduation, walk in commencement and/or Hooding Ceremony and be included in the Commencement Program:


Deadline to apply for fall graduation and walk in the commencement and/or Hooding ceremony


The UAA Office of Financial Assistance is pleased to offer a new resource for strengthening the financial literacy of students. The UAA CashCourse website is designed to provide students with the tools and information that will allow them to make informed financial decisions.

Council of Graduate Schools News Network

You are encouraged to access the information available from the Council of Graduate Schools News Network which provides updates on major news, research, and policies shaping graduate education.

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