Student Affairs Annual Report for Academic Year 2021

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Bruce Schultz and Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services Lora Volden are pleased to share the Student Affairs Annual Report for Academic Year 2021. It chronicles the achievements and improvements Student Affairs staff accomplished this past year, highlighting how Student Affairs responded to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Notice of spring 2022 semester mandatory student fees

The UAA Anchorage campus consolidated mandatory student fee of $36.50 per credit remains unchanged for the spring 2022 semester. This fee is assessed starting when a student registers for one credit. The fee applies to all students, in all UAA Anchorage courses, regardless of the delivery mode or location. The UA Network Charge and the Facilities Fee are assessed as separate fees. For more information, visit:

Transition to 10-digit dialing

On Oct. 24, 2021, Alaska telephone companies will begin enforcing 10-digit dialing for local calls within the Alaska 907 area code. IT Services has ensured that 10-digit dialing is already functional and the UAA community should begin the transition to using 10 digits to dial external numbers for both local and long-distance calls immediately.

New Millwright Scholarship Program

Announcement of the Millwright Scholarship Program as a partnership between PWSC and Helca Greens Creek Mining Company.

Courtesy of UA Disability Services: free unlimited access to Read&Write literacy software now available to all!

You've got this! Courtesy of UA Disability Services, all users with a University of Alaska account have free, unlimited access to Read&Write literacy software. Measurably increase your productivity with this free software download.

Dr. Diane Hirshberg appointed ISER Interim Director

Dr. Diane Hirshberg, Professor of Education, has been appointed Interim Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). Dr. Hirshberg is an 18-year veteran of UAA and ISER, and has served in leadership roles such as President of UAA’s faculty senate and advisor to the Chancellor on Arctic Research and Education. She was the founding director of the Center for Alaska Education Policy Research and is currently Vice-President Academic at the University of the Arctic.

UAA parking garage rooftops to close after first real freeze

The UAA parking garage rooftops will be closed after the first real freeze more quickly and remain closed until the spring. The safety of our Seawolves is our first priority. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Invite students to attend Fall Career Fair, Oct. 27

Attention faculty!! Please encourage your students to attend the Fall Career Fair, virtually on Handshake, Oct. 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Encourage a student to apply for Undergraduate Commencement Speaker!

Do you know someone that should be the voice of their graduating class? Please use this form to encourage a student to apply for Undergraduate Commencement Speaker!

New leadership hires within Administrative Services

It is my pleasure to share two exciting announcements within Administrative Services. After a competitive search process, Justin Atteberry has been hired as executive director of Shared Services. Additionally, Ben Shier has been named chief information officer (CIO) after serving in this role in an interim capacity since December 2019.