Fireside Chats

Get to know all about UAA!

Connect with UAA students, resources and the campus community.

 

Join in on a range of topics featuring UAA students, faculty, staff and campus leaders throughout the year. Fireside Chats are an opportunity for dialogue in an approachable space — a time to ask questions and create connections.

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We're adding new events all the time, so keep checking back for more Spring 2021 Fireside Chats!

  • APR 13, 2021 - Honors College

    Honors College

    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Are you interested in building strong relationships with fellow students, faculty and staff members? Join UAA Honors College to discover what it takes to apply and the countless opportunities that are available to Honors College Students. 

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  • APR 15, 2021 - Virtual Application Day

    Virtual Application Day

    Thursday, April 15, 2021
    3:00 - 4:00 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Get help applying to UAA for free. UAA Admissions Counselors will be available to guide you through the process and answer all your questions. 

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  • APR 22, 2021 - Next Steps After Applying

    Next Steps After Applying

    Thursday, April 22, 2021
    3:00 - 4:00 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Submitting an application to UAA is just the first step. Learn more about what to do next on your path to UAA.

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  • APR 27, 2021 - Alaska Middle College

    Alaska Middle College

    Tuesday, April 27, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Current high school students and parents, join UAA to learn about earning college and high school credits. Join Alaska Middle College and current students to learn how to take advantage of this program.

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Past Events

  • DEC 1 - Where Are They Now?

    Where Are They Now?

    Tuesday, December 1, 2020
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Speak with an alum about their experience attending UAA. Get a chance to hear their story about transitioning into a career and how life has been after graduation. The tone of this event will be conversational with the opportunity to chat casually and discover more about UAA directly from someone who has lived the student life.

  • DEC 8 - Navigating How to Pay for College

    Navigating How to Pay for College

    Tuesday, December 8, 2020
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Discover all the ways to pay for college by meeting with a UAA financial aid expert. You’ll learn how to apply for the FAFSA and unlock the door to scholarships and other financial aid opportunities as well as hear about grant and loan options. This is a great event for students, parents and families to get answers to burning financial aid questions.

  • JAN 19 - Explore the 49th State 

    Explore the 49th State

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Explore the UAA campus, Anchorage and Alaska! A great opportunity for those outside Alaska to learn more about the urban wild campus of UAA and what it's really like to live in Alaska.

  • JAN 19 - Discover Anchorage

    Discover Anchorage

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Discover what it's like to live in the biggest city in Alaska. Speak with students who are attending, or have attended, from outside the Anchorage area.

  • FEB 2 - Considering Going Back?

    Considering Going Back?

    Tuesday, February 2, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Making the decision to return to school can be a big step. Whether you plan on returning as a full-time student, part-time or you are looking to build skills in your current career, this is an opportunity to discuss which steps to take.

  • FEB 16 - Alaska Heritage

    Alaska Heritage

    Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Native Alaskan students and families join current UAA students and Native Student Services. Get involved with the program and utilize this open forum to ask questions about attending UAA.

  • MAR 2 - I'm First! 

    I'm First

    Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Attending college can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be! Join this open forum to discuss how current UAA students navigated being the first in their family to attend college. Use this time to ask questions, seek advice and build a bond with current UAA First Generation students.

  • MAR 16 - Military Outreach

    Military Outreach

    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    Interested in furthering your career or beginning a new career? Join UAA’s Military and Veteran Student Services to discover all that UAA has to offer. Learn more about the application process, the UAA community and payment/financial aid options. How can UAA help enhance your career?

  • MAR 30 - Explore More With UAA

    Explore More With UAA

    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. AKST
    Virtual/Zoom

    You do not have to leave Alaska to explore more, join UAA’s Multicultural Center to learn how the MCC promotes personal and academic growth. Take this opportunity to learn about the Seawolf Success Program, AHAINA and the UAA experience!