Getting Ready to Teach

Academic Calendar

Academic Honesty and Integrity - Faculty and student resources for promoting and supporting academic honesty and integrity on campus



Admissions- Admission Wizard; Admission Requirements; Dates & Deadlines; Forms

Academic Innovations & eLearning(AIeL) - Consisting of instructional designers, developers, multimedia specialists and student support personnel, they support distance education and instructional technologies, and provide professional development opportunities for all of UAA and our rural campuses.

BlackBoard - Course management tool.

Bookstore - View textbooks ordered for your course

Class Listings/Schedules - Class Schedule (searchable)

Consortium Library - Research Guides by Subject/Discipline

Course Catalogs

Course Content Guides (CCGs) - To aid in syllabus preparation, review CCGS for course descriptions, instructional goals, expected student outcomes and assessment methods for each course

DegreeWorks – An electronic degree audit and advising tool that assists students and advisors in monitoring student progress toward degree completion.

Disability Support Services (DSS) - Student Rights and Responsibilities, resources and assistance available. Includes example of recommended statement for your syllabus.

DSS Faculty Information

Distance Education Gateway - Student Guide to UA distance learning opportunities through UAA, UAF, UAS courses.

Fact Finder - Student Handbook – Student Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities; Academic Dispute Resolution Procedure

FERPA - Family Education Rights and Privacy Act – information for students, parents, faculty and staff

FERPA Training - Faculty will need to complete a short training module in order to access DegreeWorks as a faculty Click Employee Services tag; Employee E-Learning; FERPA Online training.

Final Exam Schedule - Click on Find My Final Exam

Forms (Faculty & Administrative) - Forms for add/drop, credit overload, time conflict, directed study, academic petition, application for graduation and more

Grades (submitting online) - Instructions for submitting final grades online

Individual Development and Educational Assessment (IDEA) (Student Rating System) - Forms, Instructions, Dates and Tutorials

How to incorporate your IDEA results into your Faculty Evaluation Self Reviews:

IT Call Center (HELP!) - (907) 786-4646 or Toll Free (877) 633-3888

Learning Resource Center (LRC) - Learning Resource Center (LRC) - 907-786-6828. The LRC provides academic resources and support to students at all levels and in all disciplines. Free tutoring services include reading, writing, math, English as a Second Language (ESL) and world languages.

Registrar, Office of - Academic policies and procedures, academic records, banner training, catalogs and scheduling, curriculum handbook, degree services, graduation policy, registration, transcripts, transfer credit evaluation, dates and deadlines, faculty resources, room scheduling, forms and much more

Registration Guide - Registration dates and FAQs

Students in Crisis or Conflict - Contact Dean of Students Office 786-1214 for immediate assistance.

Syllabus Preparation Help - (CAFE workshop- 8/22/11)

Teaching the Books of the Year - Reader's Guides, Supplemental Readings, Events UAOnline - Searchable class schedules and course catalog, dates and deadlines for students – all campuses, distance education gate


Getting Settled


Email - Establish your campus email account (Please note: Your UAA email account will be automatically created after your paperwork is processed by UAA’s Human Resources.)  Visit Email FAQ to learn how to change your password, quota restrictions, etc.

Faculty Listserv - Subscribe to the faculty listserv for information on faculty development opportunities, curriculum issues, grants, and announcements of interest to faculty

Green & Gold - Sign up for the Green and Gold (UAA’s online news source)

Human Resources - Introduce yourself to UAA Human Resource Service

Parking Services - Information on parking permits and regulations, link to payroll deduction form, information on parking appeals, visitor parking and day passes. Note:  Parking is enforced Monday-Thursday, 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, while classes are in session

The Permit Store - Order your UAA parking permit online

Phone Directory (online) - Printed phone directory: administration, faculty and staff

Recreationcampus dining, outdoor gear rental, UAA sports

UAOnline- Employee information (payroll information, W2 forms, employment opportunities)

UAA Campus Maps

Voice Mail - FAQ

Wolf Card (UAA ID) - Get  your Wolf Card (your official UAA ID, your U-Pass ID for free use of the Anchorage People Mover bus system, check out books, rent outdoor equipment and maintain a WolfBucks account)

In the Community:

Alaska Driver’s License - Convert your out-of-state or out-of-country driver's license

Alaska Permanent Fund - Learn about the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend Program

Anchorage/ Alaska Maps- (Anchorage Convention & Visitor’s Bureau)

Voter Registration - Register to vote in Alaska


What’s Going on at UAA

Alaska Dispatch- Online Alaska News

Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage Press

Green & Gold Daily - UAA’s online news source

KRUA - UAA’s non-commercial educational radio station

The Northern Light - UAA Student Newspaper

UAA Podcast library - Listen to UAA events via podcast

UAA Stories - View UAA Stories on youtube