HandbooksIf you're interested in policies specific to your program, please check out the Graduate School webpage titled Handbooks. There you will find the UAA Graduate School Handbook along with handbooks specific to various programs including Anthropology, Arctic Engineering and Biological Sciences, amongst others. The following link will take you to the page: Handbooks.
Dates and DeadlinesThe Graduate School Calendar has salient dates for graduate students. If you are sponsoring an event that would be of interest to graduate students, please contact the Graduate School Director, Elisa Mattison.
Thesis or Project defenses are posted on the Graduate School homepage. Please contact Elisa Mattison or email the Graduate School with defense information including:
Go to UAOnline, the online registration system for the University of Alaska, to register for classes.You can check your registration status, register for classes, and view your student records through this system.
If you are unsure how to register for classes, please review the following guide created by the Office of the Registrar: Registration Process.
You can also watch an online tutorial of the process: Registration Tutorial.
If your question has not been answered, please contact the Graduate School or your graduate academic advisor.
Continuous Registration 2016 - 2017
What? Continuous progress is expected every semester as appropriate for the graduate program, from admission through graduation, until all requirements for the degree are met.
Who? Check with your graduate program for their specific requirements. For example, students enrolled in graduate programs offering courses only in summer should be continuously registered for every Summer semester until degree requirements are completed. Students enrolling for Fall and Spring semesters are expected to enroll every fall and spring until requirements are completed. *Students completing coursework over the summer must register for extended registration; e.g. students completing thesis, project, capstone, or internships from spring semester must register for extended registration credit for summer.
How? To make Continuous Progress in their graduate program, students have the following options:
When? Students are also expected to register or pay the continuous registration fee for the summer if they use university facilities or consult with faculty during the semester. Student who have completed their coursework must enroll in extended registration until all their degree requirements are met.
Where? The continuous registration fee may be paid during each semester's late registration period or in the Cashier's Office up until the end of late registration.
How to find the appropriate Extended Registration CRN in the class schedule:
1. Log on to UA online.
2. Go to "Student Services and Account Information."
3. From there, click "Registration," then "Class Schedule Search."
4. On this page, select the following options:
Or, check the above table.
Graduate School FormsIf you need to make a change such as change a committee member, request a leave of absence, or petition a UAA catalog policy, please review the Graduate School webpage: Graduate School Forms.