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.


All faculty, staff and students invited to today's Open Forum to Help Name UAA's Core Competencies

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to the Open Forum this Friday to help us name UAA's Core Competencies. After an inclusive and deliberative process you have identified four categories. Now we need your help naming them! Please join the Accreditation Advisory Committee subgroup on Core Competencies this Friday, April 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m. via Zoom.

Alternate course delivery extended through summer session

UAA is extending alternate course delivery through the summer 2020 semester to ensure the health and safety of our students and employees. This decision allows us to plan course offerings for the summer semester and maximize the number of courses we can offer you via alternate delivery methods.

The Library is Open!

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The library is open to support you. The building offers reliable high-speed access to the internet including WiFi service allowing students to search the library's online and onsite collections. Laptop computers and headphones are available for use for online classes. There is an open computer lab and ample study space that permits proper social distancing.

April events: Virtual competitions with more than $2,000 in prizes

UAA Student Activities and Commuter Programs April 2020 events flyer

Hey all, check out our list of events for the remainder of the semester. All will be virtual in respects to social distancing but will be just as fun as always!

President Johnsen to hold listening session on Expedited Academic Review recommendations

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On Friday, April 3, President Johnsen will hold a virtual listening session from 2-3 p.m. to hear from the UA community about the current Expedited Academic Review recommendations before final recommendations are shared with the Board of Regents.

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.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month — Week One

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April was dedicated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April of 2001, marking this April the 19th anniversary. Join the UAA community in celebrating survivors and spreading awareness through various events and actions!

COVID-19 Innovation Funding

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The Center ICE program is adapting our existing innovation and entrepreneurship funding to the CORVID19 challenge and increasing the potential award size for UAx affiliated efforts. Please see the attached request for proposals requested as soon as possible and before April 10th for immediate consideration.

Enrollment Services Call Center is open for business

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Despite some initial hiccups, we are very thrilled to announce that the Enrollment Services Call Center (786-1480) is once again operational and staff are handling calls 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Students with questions regarding Admissions, Financial Aid, Registration, Transcripts, Transfer, Graduation, Student Records, International Student Visas, DegreeWorks or Military benefits are welcome to call 786-1480.

Student support initiative addresses emergency financial needs

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Student services professionals throughout the University of Alaska will be able to quickly address student needs in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to a new student support initiative.