UAA Graduate Student Life

Living In Anchorage

How do you know if you will enjoy living in Alaska?  What will it be like to live in Anchorage?  We think we have the most beautiful campus in the friendliest city located in the greatest state in the entire United States of America.  We encourage you to come and visit our campus to determine for yourself why you belong at the University of Alaska Anchorage.  There are lots of resources on the internet that give you insight into the life awaiting you here in Anchorage, Alaska.  

UAA Living and Learning

Surrounded by urban life and wilderness, the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is a gateway to innovative thinking, learning and exploration. UAA is the state’s largest university, located at the heart of the state's largest city, with community campuses in Kodiak, Mat-Su, Soldotna and Valdez, which also have extension sites. Students at UAA come from Alaska’s towns, cities and rural communities, from all 50 states and U.S. territories, and over 30 countries. Our communities embrace the cultures, ethnicities, politics, experiences and goals of a diverse group of people, united by respect for others and commitment to education. - 

Residence Life

The Department of Residence Life is committed to providing programs and services that create a community living environment in which mutual respect among all of its members is achieved. The opportunity to work and live with people of varying ages, ethnic backgrounds, abilities, sexual orientations, and religious affiliations helps strengthen our community. We recognize individual rights to cultural expression and encourage exploration of other traditions.

Family Friendly

The University of Alaska Anchorage values our students and their families.  Check out Student Life & Leadership as well as Family Movie Night events.

Health Services at UAA

UAA provides several health-related services to students, including:

Emergencies on Campus

Providing a safe instructional, living, and working environment is an important goal at the University of Alaska Anchorage. UAA is required by federal law to report crimes that occur on campus and at off-campus locations where University classes and other sponsored activities occur. More information on campus safety and emergency plans can be accessed at the UAA Environamental Health, Safety and Risk Management and the University Police Department.