How to Apply

This is a guide that will help new students apply to UAA's School of Engineering.

First, go to UAOnline.Alaska.Edu.

Select the Apply for Admission or Check on Status of Application option.

Select the pathway that is correct for you.

For new students, create a Login and PIN, this will be used to complete your application.

Select the University of Alaska Anchorage as the campus and application type. Before selecting application type, review the difference.

Select the admission term when you will begin taking classes.


  • Fall semester - June 15
  • Spring semester - November 1
  • Summer semester - May 1

Complete your application to the best of your knowledge.

The next steps are to:

  1. Submit official transcripts to UAA Enrollment Services. You should obtain 2 copies to keep one in case you have to submit them again
  2. Take the Accuplacer test at the Advising and Testing Center and/or submit your SAT/ACT scores
  3. If you are an undergraduate, make an advising Appointment with Crickett Watt as possible. If you are a graduate student, contact the administrative assistant of your department.

Change of Major

If you are changing from a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or another Bachelor of Science (BS) degree to a degree within the School of Engineering, then complete a  Change-of Major form. The form is submitted to the administrative assistant of the program you are changing to.
Note: The "Change-of-Major" form can be used only for changing degrees on the same level i.e. Associate to Associate or Bachelor to Bachelor. Otherwise the "New Student" procedure needs to be used.