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UAA Downtown Takeover - Sept. 7, 2018

by Michelle Saport  |   

Campus Kick-Off is just the beginning for new and returning UAA students, kicking off not one, but two Weeks of Welcome this academic year. See the full schedule at't miss the UAA Downtown Takeover, part of Weeks of Welcome, this Friday, Sept. 7. Enjoy fun crafts/activities and discounts just for UAA students throughout the day! Shuttles will leave for downtown from the Gorsuch Commons at 5 p.m. They will leave from the Anchorage Museum at 9 p.m.

The festivities include free admission to the Anchorage Museum, and a full slate of activities. UAA students will have the opportunity to enjoy s'mores and hot chocolate (while supplies last) with music provided by KRUA 88.1 FM. Students will get a chance to create their own T-shirt and learn printmaking with ShirtsUp. Nakatani Gong Orchestra will perform live in the planetarium, and Tyler Desjarlais will be performing with his saxophone in the elevator. Visit for more information about current exhibitions.

For the entire day, many businesses and venues will be offering discounts for UAA students with their ID, including the following:

  • Muse - Enjoy a 20 percent discount on food from Muse
  • Wild Scoops - Enjoy $1 off each cup/cone purchase at the Scoop Shop Downtown
  • Pho Lena Express - Buy one appetizer, get the second half-off at Pho Lena Express
  • The North Face - Get 10 percent off entire purchase at The North Face
  • The White Spot Cafe - Buy one burger or sandwich, get one free!
  • Raven's Eye Alaska Escape Rooms - Get a 20 percent discount when you call (907) 444-6975 and say "you're my boy, blue." Code only valid until midnight Sept. 7. Reservations with the code can be made between Sept. 7 and 14.
  • Flattop - Enjoy a 20 percent discount on food if you show your UAA ID!

For general questions about downtown takeover or Weeks of Welcome, visit or contact us at or (907) 786-1215.

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