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.


The Graduate School at the University of Alaska Anchorage provides leadership and administrative support for all UAA graduate programs.  The Graduate School acts to sustain and improve the quality of graduate education at UAA through the following:

  • Providing support for faculty development and scholarship
  • Providing support for graduate student research and scholarship
  • Working with faculty in schools and colleges to strengthen and assure the quality of   graduate programs
  • Advocating on behalf of faculty and students in UAA’s graduate programs
  • Facilitating the growth and development of new graduate programs and interdisciplinary scholarship
  • Providing leadership and visibility for UAA’s current and future graduate program directions
  • Providing leaders on defining workload issues for research activities that have a teaching component (e.g., service on thesis and dissertation committees, research mentorship, independent research projects)

Navigating UAA for New Graduate Students

  • On-campus programs
  • Students from Anchorage or surrounding areas

 Navigating UAA for Students Enrolled
in Distance Programs

  • Public Health
  • Creative Writing and the Literary Arts
  • Other Programs with Online Options