Coronavirus information

Visit the UA coronavirus information website to learn how the University of Alaska is responding to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 situation and find links to communications, policy guidance and resources.

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Slideshow: Student-to-student tips for successful online learning

Remote workspace (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

Claudia Lampman, vice provost for student success, asked students to share their best tips for successful online learning. UAA students are resourceful and above all helpful. Within 24 hours, nearly 200 students responded to her request. Here's what they had to say.

Ask a UAA Expert: Video series shares faculty expertise relevant to COVID-19 response

Biological Sciences associate professor Eric Bortz discusses coronaviruses in his lab in UAA's ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building.

"Ask a UAA Expert" shares faculty expertise relevant to what we're experiencing with COVID-19. In the most recent video segment, associate professor and coronavirus researcher Eric Bortz discusses the virology of COVID-19, including how to track, treat and create a vaccine against the disease.

UAA College of Health shares personal protective equipment to meet community needs

UAA PPE donation to DHSS loaded in the back of a pick-up truck

The UAA College of Health and university incident management teams donated 37 cases of PPE, including rubber gloves, face masks and isolation gowns, to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

Chancellor updates on COVID-19, expedited program review and administrative review

Latest messages from UAA Chancellor Cathy Sandeen

Please take a moment to view the latest updates from UAA Chancellor Cathy Sandeen regarding COVID-19 as well as expedited program and administrative reviews.

UA coronavirus website is informational hub for university's COVID-19 response

Coronavirus information displayed on the electronic sign UAA Drive and Providence Drive

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the University of Alaska Anchorage is collaborating with the statewide University of Alaska system, federal and local partners to slow the virus spread. Please visit the university's coronavirus response website for the most up-to-date information.

UAA COVID-19 Response

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In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the University of Alaska Anchorage is collaborating with the statewide University of Alaska (UA) system, federal and local partners to slow the virus spread. Please visit the university's coronavirus response website for the most up-to-date information.

Slideshow: UAA in the Time of COVID-19

Signage around the UAA Campus with information about prevention measures in response to the spread of COVID-19. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

View a slideshow that captures how the UAA community is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Gearing up for summer

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Each year, the UAA Summer Engineering Academies offers students grades three through 12 in Anchorage and the Mat-Su a variety of week-long, engineering-themed camps. Each academy is designed to encourage interest and provide a hands-on, unique educational experience in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM.

Slideshow: Nine in the Spine

Team plays mini-golf in the Spine during UAA's 2020 Alumni ParTee

Thirty-five teams of alumni and friends gathered for the annual Nine in the Spine mini-golf tournament on Feb. 26. Teams played on two courses designed by student clubs and university organizations, stretching from the Cuddy Quad to the Alumni Center. A Winterfest tradition, this year's event raised nearly $6,000 for the UAA Alumni General Support Fund.

Video: Alina Shen on her journey to dentistry

Alina Shen at work in the UAA Dental Clinic

Alina Shen always dreamed of working in health care. After high school, she still wasn’t sure what path she should take, but a chance meeting with an advisor sparked her interest in dentistry. Now she’s taking her first big step toward her future career: earning a dental assisting certificate at UAA.