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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

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 - History, Mission, Diversity Statement, Accreditation, Harassment Safety, Free Speech and Academic Inquiry, Centers and Institutes, Student Life Resources, Tuition and Fees, Student Freedoms, Rights & Responsibilities, Advising & Academics, Academic Standards & Regulations, Educational Delivery Methods & Non-Traditional Credit, Academic Preparation, Professional Development and Training,  Undergraduate Programs, Post-Baccalaureate Certificates, Graduate Programs, Course Descriptions, Faculty and Administration Directory

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

Final Exam Schedule Click on Find My Final Exam

DegreeWorks - Web-based degree audit and academic advising tool designed to enhance the planning process at the University of Alaska Anchorage, including Kodiak College, Kenai Peninsula College and Matanuska-Susitna College.) Accessible by students and faculty. For faculty to gain access to DegreeWorks, the registrar's office must be provided with:

1. A memo from the College Dean requesting access for the faculty member.

2. Verification of completed FERPA training. This can be done online through UAOnline, Employee Services, E-Learning.  Once training is completed, print out the certificate of completion and forward to the Registrar's office.

For information, questions or problems:
contact Registrar's office at or visit:

Once approved, faculty log into secured area on UAOnline at; click on Faculty Services; Advisor Menu; DegreeWorks.

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

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

E-Learning Coding for new courses -

When scheduling your distance course, it is important to code it correctly...

1. University of Alaska E-Learning Coding Manual for Faculty PDF or

2. Class Scheduling Worksheet KEY Link Here
University of Alaska E-Learning Coding Flash Movie

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

Faculty Technology Center - Faculty workshops, distance education faculty services, instructional design and consultations, multimedia design and development, digital media services

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 advisory. Click Employee Services tag; Employee E-Learning; FERPA Online training.

Forms - Forms for add/drop, credit overload, time conflict, directed study, academic petition, application for graduation and more

Forms, additional - Faculty initiated drop form, change of grade forms, CARs, Room Request form 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
Visit CAFÉ's website for workshops on how to complete the IDEA Faculty Information Forms (FIF) and how to incorporate the IDEA results into your evaluation files.

Instructional Information - Information on a variety of issues, including add-drop policy, syllabus requirement, evaluation of course performance, class attendance, student or faculty-initiated drop or withdrawal, student advising, student support services

IT Call Center (HELP!) - (907) 786-4646 or Toll Free (877) 633-3888Use option 1 for questions on email, Voice Mail, BlackBoard, eLive or your internet connection. Use option 2 for help from Audio Visual (AV) Services Use option 3 for help with Distance Education
Use option 4 to contact Faculty Technology CenterUse option 5 for help with TelephoneUse option 6 for Faculty Evaluation Support

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. The LRC Library contains a wide variety of books and other materials for self-study in addition to a course reserve service. Meeting and study areas for students include computer labs, a quiet study, open floor, and small group study den areas. The LRC Information Desk serves as an information hub for individuals needing directional or referral assistance.

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 - Registration dates and FAQs

Students in Crisis or Conflict - Contact Dean of Students Office 786-1214 or Professor Michael Turner, 786-6158 for immediate assistance. "Students in Crisis or Conflict Intervention Strategies" Visit CAFE's website for workshop handouts and syllabus examples.

Syllabus Preparation Help - Visit CAFE's website for workshop handouts (see 8/22/11) and syllabus examples.

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 gateway, employment opportunities, and transfer credit evaluation site; secured area includes class lists with prerequisites, student transcripts, DegreeWorks