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.

Semester Information

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Welcome Students

To ensure a successful semester, please visit the following:

Blackboard Orientation Course

If you are not familiar with Blackboard or need some help getting started with Blackboard, check out our orientation course. The orientation course will show in Blackboard for those students enrolled in a UAA online course. Students can navigate through the materials for tutorials, examples, and practice.


Semester Dates

Date Item Due
April 15, 2019 Open Registration
August 26, 2019 First day of class
Check Blackboard for your course syllabus
September 2, 2019 Labor Day - Campus Closed
September 3, 2019 Faculty approval required to add classes
September 6, 2019 Add/drop deadline
September 13, 2019 **Important** Proctor Forms Due
September 16, 2019 Payment deadline - $125 late fee incurred after 5 p.m.
October 7-11 eLearning Midterm Testing
Appointments Required!
October 28, 2019 Spring 2020 class schedule is viewable in UAOnline
November 1, 2019 Withdrawal Deadline
November 4, 2019 $175 late payment fee assessed to those with outstanding balance
November 8-14 Spring 2020 Priority Registration
November 15, 2019 Deadline to apply for fall graduation and be included in the program
November 25, 2019 Spring 2020 Open Registration
November 27, 2019 No class day - Campus Open
Nov. 28 - 29 Thanksgiving holiday -  Campus Closed
December 2-6 eLearning Finals Testing
Appointments Required!
December 6, 2019 Deadline to apply for fall graduation
December 9-14 UAA Main Campus Final exams
Appointments Required!
December 15, 2019 Commencement Ceremony
December 19, 2019 Grades available in UAOnline
Dec. 24 - Jan. 1 Winter Break - Campus Closed
Date Item Due
Dec. 24 -Jan. 1 Winter Break - Campus Closed
Jan. 13 First Day of Class
Check Blackboard for your course syllabus
Jan. 20 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Campus Closed
Jan. 21 Faculty approval required to add classes
Jan. 24 Add/Drop Deadline @ 5:00PM
Credit-to-Audit Deadline
Jan. 31 **Important**
UAA eLearning Proctor Forms Due
Feb. 3 Payment Deadline - $125 Late Fee after 5pm
Summer 2020 Schedule Available on UAOnline
Feb. 24 Summer 2020 Registration Open
March 2-6 UAA eLearning Midterms Testing
Appointments Required!
March 9-13 Spring Break - No classes
March 13 Spring Break Holiday - Campus Closed
March 23 Fall 2020 Schedule Available on UAOnline
$175 Late Payment Fee Assessed
March 27 Withdrawal Deadline
April 3 Deadline to apply for spring graduation & be in the program
April 20-24 UAA eLearning Finals Testing
Appointments Required!
April 24 Deadline to apply for spring graduation
April 28 - May 2 UAA Main Campus Finals Testing
Appointments Required!
May 3 Commencement Ceremony
May 7 Grades Available on UAOnline
Check back for updates!

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