Parents and Families: Welcome to UAA

UAA is a premier teaching and learning institution that facilitates a variety of educational opportunities for a diverse community of students. Situated on the cutting edge of research and innovation, UAA is home to state-of-the-art buildings, facilities and resources that promote academic success and kickstart rewarding careers.

Parents and families often play an integral role in the college preparation process. To help ease that process, check out the following resources and learn more about UAA admissions, financial aid, health and safety on campus, academics and more.


Sign up for the Seawolf Family Hub!

By signing up for the Seawolf Family Hub, family members can assist their students in their UAA journey, whether they are considering attending the university or actively applying. The Seawolf Family Hub is a one-stop shop for access to important campus news and deadlines and is customized with information that is pertinent to you and your student.

Apply to UAA


Upcoming Admissions Deadlines

  • Fall 2023: July 15, 2023
  • Spring 2024: November 15, 2023

Visit the How to Apply page for more information on deadlines and admissions requirements. 

How to Apply


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Engage with the Campus Community

The UAA campus is alive with activity and engagement throughout the year. Check out the following links to learn more about the many ways families can interact with the UAA community through entertaining events, educational opportunities, fine arts exhibitions and more.

Spirit the Seawolf Cheers on Seawolf Sports


Info for New Students



Learn More About Anchorage

Anchorage is situated in the southcentral region of the nation’s largest state and is home to one of the most diverse communities in the country as well as a growing population of roughly 300,000 people. Featuring amazing views of North America’s tallest peaks, Anchorage is just minutes from outdoor adventure.

When students aren’t exploring the unsurpassed beauty of Alaska, they enjoy a variety of engaging activities, highlighted by urban amenities such as shopping centers, fine dining, and an active fine arts and entertainment community. Everything Anchorage has to offer is connected by a bike-friendly, citywide trail system, and most major attractions are just a short bus ride from the UAA campus.

About Anchorage

A shot of building in downtown Anchorage as the sun is setting


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