Academic Insights

Past Events

  • 2/8 - Aviation (Community & Technical College)

    When: February 8, 10am - 12pm
    Where: Aviation Technology Complex

    If you’re interested in Aviation, what better place to study than the Last Frontier? This is your chance to get an inside look at how UAA Aviation students are reaching new heights in air traffic control, aviation administration, maintenance, piloting and beyond!



  • 2/15 - Culinary Arts (Community & Technical College)

    When: February 15, 2 - 4pm
    Where: Lucy Cuddy Center

    The Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management Division consistently produces graduates who are well-prepared for employment in the rapidly expanding foodservice, hospitality and tourism industry. Graduates are able to confidently advance into managerial and administrative positions as a result of the formal training and education they received at UAA.



  • (Canceled) - College of Education

    When: Canceled
    Where: Professional Studies Building

    Over the years, alumni from the College of Education have won awards at both the local and state levels for exhibiting excellence in their respective fields. This is your chance to get a first look at our programs, which consistently produce graduates who are well-equipped to educate Alaska’s future leaders in some of the nation’s most diverse schools.

    1. Welcome from the Dean
    2. COE hands-on activity
    3. Panel with current students and faculty
    4. Social with food in PSB 218, COE Student Services



  • 2/22 - Building Technologies (Community & Technical College)

    When: February 22, 4 - 6pm
    Where: University Center

    Featuring programs in Construction Management, Occupational Safety & Health Administration, and Computer Networking Technology, the Building Technologies Division has plenty to brag about. Don’t miss your exclusive opportunity to learn more about these programs, which include one of the fastest-growing majors in the United States.



  • 2/24 - College of Arts and Sciences

    When: February 24th, 10am - 12pm
    Where: ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building

    The largest college on campus, the College of Arts and Sciences houses programs in fine arts, natural sciences, liberal arts, social sciences, and more. Come out to UAA and explore the beautiful ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building and our state-of-the-art planetarium while meeting and networking with current and future Seawolves. 

    1. Welcome from the Dean
    2. Panel of current students - Questions from the Dean with time for prospective students/parents to ask questions
    3. Tour of Planetarium and lab spaces
    4. Social in the CPISB lobby



  • 3/9 - College of Engineering

    When: March 9, 6pm - 8pm
    Where: EIB 2nd Floor - Solarium

    Award-winning research is alive and well in the College of Engineering, which is making good use of 21 labs in a new state-of-the-art research and teaching facility. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to learn more about UAA’s computer and engineering programs, which invariably generate highly-skilled graduates to energize the state's growing engineering community.

    1. Welcome from the Dean & Introductions of faculty and student clubs
    2. Meet and greet with light snacks
    3. Tours of EIB and ECB, including stops at labs and demos



  • (Canceled) - Transportation & Power (Community & Technical College)

    When: Canceled
    Where: Auto Diesel Technology Building

    You don’t want to miss this opportunity to explore the UAA Transportation & Power Division, which includes programs in Automotive Technology, Diesel Power Technology, and Welding & Nondestructive Testing Technology. These programs continually prepare students for high-demand jobs in dealerships, independent shops, service stations, mass merchandisers, aviation and more!

    10:00-10:30: Welcome/Overview of programs
    10:30-11:30: Tours of automotive, diesel and welding facilities 



  • 3/20 - College of Business and Public Policy

    When: March 20th, 6pm - 8pm
    Where: Rasmuson Hall

    Nationally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the College of Business and Public Policy features an impressive faculty who bring a wide range of academic and industry expertise to UAA. This is your chance to hear from current students and faculty and learn more about top-tier programs that consistently prepare students for lucrative careers in the world of business. 

    1. Welcome from the Dean – 10 minutes
    2. Student Club Representative (Accounting): Informational Speech about Clubs and Student Life at CBPP - 5 to 10 minutes
    3. Participants Presented with variety of sessions to attend
      - Weidner Center Activity with Terry Fields
      - Management & Marketing game by Ed Forrest
      - Econ Experimental Lab Activity with Alex James



  • 3/30 - College of Health

    When: March 30, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    Where: Rasmuson Hall Room 101

    The College of Health Academic Insight Day will feature a wide array of programs from Nursing and Allied Health to Justice and Social Work. Join the College of Health team for an exciting “Amazing Race” event competing for college essential prizes like tuition waivers and parking passes!




  • About Academic Insights

    Academic Insights are designed to introduce you to amazing opportunities in the UAA programs that interest you. We know you have hundreds of options when it comes to choosing a college, so we’d like to show you what sets us apart from the crowd. Join us for an exclusive first look at our top-notch academic programs and hear faculty and current students highlight the unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you’ll have access to at UAA.

    • Learn more about UAA colleges and individual programs
    • Tour state-of-the-art facilities
    • Explore highlights and opportunities in various programs
    • Hear about UAA from current students and faculty

    Science teacher instructing students in class.



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