Weather Closure

University of Alaska Anchorage campus will be closed September 24, 2021 beginning at 6:40 AM, due to weather. Students and employees should check their email for more information. The university will remain closed for the weekend and reopen on Monday morning.

The Alaska Airlines Center will be open Saturday, September 25, for the home volleyball match that afternoon.

Student Success Leadership

Contact The Office of Student Success


Claudia Lampman

Claudia Lampman
Vice Provost for Student Success
Phone: 907.786.1619
Office: ADM-211

Valerie Robideaux

Valerie Robideaux
Director of Student Success Initiatives & Alignment
Advising and Success
Phone: 907.786.1945
Office: PSB - 206

Joe Bruner

Joseph Bruner
Student Success Specialist
Phone: 907-786-1473
Office: PSB - 206M


Student Success Advisory Council 


Claudia Lampman, Vice Provost for Student Success, Chair


  • Veronica Howard, Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Valerie Robideaux, Director, Student Success Initiatives and Alignment
  • Kendra Sticka, Director of Student Success for Health Programs
  • Lora Volden, Interim Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services
  • Amber Christensen Fullmer, Director, Native Student Services 
  • Mark Fitch, Professor, Mathematics
  • D'Arcy Hutchings, Instructional Design Librarian
  • Tamika Dowdy, Middle College Program Coordinator
  • Ryan Harrod, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
  • Joseph Bruner, Student Success Specialist 
  • Kaycee Budd, Student Experience Designer
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Academic Advising Steering Committee 


Valerie Robideaux, Director, Student Success Initiatives and Alignment (Co-Chair)
Whitney Flores, Student Success Coach, Community & Technical College (Co-Chair)


  • Claudia Lampman, Vice Provost for Student Success (ex-officio)
  • Lynda Hernandez, Student Success Coordinator, College of Health
  • Kendra Sticka, Director, Student Success, College of Health
  • John Mun, Academic Coordinator, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Rhiannon Elliott, Academic Advisor, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Allyson Berg, Director/Academic Advisor, College of Business & Public Policy
  • Leesa Arnes, Administrative Specialist, Community & Technical College
  • Whitney Flores, Student Success Coach, Community & Technical College
  • Jennie Brock, Associate Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering
  • Zlata Lokteva, Academic Advisor, College of Engineering
  • Valerie Svancara, First Year Advisor, Seawolf Tracks Mobile App lead
  • Bettina Kipp, Professor of Counseling, Kenai Peninsula College
  • Adelina Rodriguez, Director, Student Services, Mat-Su College
  • Heather Brekke, Advisor, Middle College
  • Joseph Bruner, Student Success Specialist
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