Student Resources

AHAINA - One of the missions of AHAINA Student Programs is to improve the overall quality of life for students of color on campus by developing and implementing educational, cultural, and social programs that will assist the students in obtaining satisfactory grades, reaching self-determined academic goals, and successfully graduating.

DSS - At Disability Support Services, we not only coordinate academic accommodation for students with disabilities but also work to increase awareness on campus.

Distance Education - We seek to provide specific support to instructors and students involved in UAA's distance education courses. UAA has a particular interest in expanding the use of distance-delivered courses to better meet the needs of today's students and the changing world of higher education.

Enrollment Services Enrollment Service helps current and future UAA students from the beginning of their UAA education through graduation. The offices of Admissions, Student Financial Assistance, and Registrar are all part of the Enrollment Services family. The UAA One-Stop, our student service center, gives students a single point of contact to have their questions answered and conduct the buseness side of being a UAA student. This way students stay focused on what matters the most - their education.

Honors Program - The University Honors Program is designed to provide enhanced educational and personal opportunities for UAA students leading to a designation of University Honors Scholar upon graduation. The program offers interdisciplinary courses, academic advising and mentoring, leadership and scholarship opportunities, smaller classes and guided individual research, community involvement, and interaction with Honors peers committed to academic excellence.

Learning Resources Center - The Learning Resources Center (LRC) provides educational support and service to UAA students and faculty in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Military Programs - UAA's Elmendorf Air Force Base and Fort Richardson Extension Centers provide education to about 1,000 military and civilian students on the base and post. A part of UAA's Community and Technical College, through the use of conventional classroom environments, as well as Internet and other distance delivery systems, we provide UAA college classes that military students can fit into their busy schedules.

Native Student Services - Native Student Services is an environment designed for students to study, received academic support, meet with faculty and peers, make friends, and enjoy conversation and coffee.

New Student Orientation - Starting college does not have to be confusing and challenging. Howl Days is our new student orientation program, designed to help you transition to college life. We will navigate the way to college success!

Residence Life - The Department of Residence Life provides a living and learning environment through programs, services and opportunities which contribute to the personal and academic success of students living in the UAA residential communities.

Student Activities - The Student Activities mission is to provide art, entertainment, and a sense of community to the UAA campus and Anchorage area while being mindful of the diversity and interests of UAA students.

Student Support Services - Our mission is to assist 160 eligible students per year to persist and graduate from UAA by providing an interconnected series of academic support services (study skill development to achieve academic success, peer tutoring to master course content, intensive academic and individual advisement to build confidence).

Supplemental Instruction - The Supplemental Instruction (SI) Program targets traditionally difficult academic courses, those that have a high rate of D or F grades and withdrawals and provides regularly scheduled, out-of-class, peer-facilitated sessions.

TRiO Programs - In addition to counseling, participants receive information about college admissions requirements, scholarships and various student financial aid programs. This program helps people from families with low incomes and lack college experience to better understand their educational opportunities and options.

UA Scholars Program - The purpose of the University of Alaska Scholars Programs is to provide an incentive for Alaska's middle and high school students to achieve excellence, to nourish efforts of school districts to provide high quality education and to encourage top high school graduates in Alaska to attend UAA. The total UA Scholars Award is $11,000, redeemable in the amount of $1,375 per semester for a total of eight semesters, or the equivalent of four years. The award can be used to assist in the payment of tuition, fees, room, board, books, transportation and/or other expenses associated with attendance at UAA.

WolfCard Office - It's your official UAA ID