Coronavirus information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

Distance Education Graduate Orientation

Our Mission Statement:
New Distance Graduate Student Orientation facilitates the integration of new distance students into the academic, intellectual, and social culture of the University of Alaska Anchorage.The website provides information specifically for students in distance program programs and their special requirements.
Distance Orientation:
Coming soon! 
Why is Orientation important?
UAA New Distance Graduate Student Orientation will afford you the opportunity to make valuable connections with UAA students, staff and faculty while getting accurate information about life at UAA and departments that will become important to you. This will relieve common anxieties about starting your new degree program. New students who make these connections tend to be more successful in their transition to college, more likely to be satisfied with their college experience, achieve better grades and graduate.
We encourage all Graduate Students, whether new or continuing, to take advantage of this unique experience that will ensure your familiarity with all that UAA has to offer. 
Direct general questions to Elisa Mattison, Graduate School Director at 786-1096. Queries regarding specific programs should be directed to the respective coordinator or assistant. See program contacts under Contact Graduate Staff /Graduate Program Contacts.