March 2020 Archive

Staff Make Students Count deadline extended to March 27

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Due to the increasing changes related to the COVID-19 crisis, the nomination deadline for the annual Staff Make Students Count award has been extended to Friday, March 27.

Job opening: Grants Administrator

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The College of Health (COH) is seeking applications for a Grants Administrator. This position will assist the COH Grant Administration Manager to administer approximately $10M in grants from inception to final reporting for COH to ensure compliance with all Federal, State and UA regulations.

UAA Bookstore update

The Textbook Kiosk, AAC 131, and the Seawolf Shop, AAC 160, will be closed until further notice. Please visit to place an online order. Orders will be processed for mail out shipping only. For further inquiries, email or call 786-4759

Alaska INBRE announces request for Curriculum Development Proposals

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INBRE invites full-time faculty at a UA campus to apply for a curriculum development award. These awards will pay faculty salary (at their existing rate) for 2-4 weeks of time and effort spent on curriculum development, as well as up to $8,000 for supplies and services.

UAA COVID-19 updates for campus events, students and employees

Message from UAA Chancellor Cathy Sandeen

The University of Alaska is implementing preventative measures to ensure the health and safety of our community. This includes canceling in-person gatherings of more than 10 people, committing to alternate delivery of classes for the rest of this semester, closing residence halls (with only rare exceptions), moving to remote work for employees and making provisions for child care leave while schools remain closed.

Upcoming arts events at UAA

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View the complete schedule of performing and fine arts events happening at UAA this month. From jazz to chamber music, mixed media to sculpture, there's something for everyone.

COVID-19: 3/15 Update to UA Travel Policy

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On March 15, the university community received an email from President Johnsen with updated guidance on the University of Alaska’s travel policy in light of the potential spread of COVID-19. According to this revised policy, if you have traveled anywhere outside Alaska within the past 14 days, you must avoid all UA facilities and self-observe until the full 14-day waiting period is complete.

Updated Student Union and Information Desk hours

The Student Union will remain open March 16–20 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. However, the Information Desk will be operated on limited hours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cancelling or modifying a trip in Concur

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Due to COVID-19 many business trips are being cancelled. Please see the UAA Accounts Payable & Travel site for instructions on how to cancel your trip in Concur.

Consortium Library access restricted to UA/APU community

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Due to concern over COVID-19, we are restricting access to the library building to ONLY the UA/APU community by using the card swipe system. You MUST have your UA/APU ID to enter the building.

March Archive