September 2020 Archive

Join Concert Board — Gain entertainment industry and leadership experience

The UAA Concert Board needs seven members to join its ranks and help us bring up performances by big name musicians and comedians to UAA. In recent years, the Board has presented shows by Maggie Rogers, Nick Offerman, Atmosphere, Ron Funches, Macklemore, Demetri Martin and many others.

Chancellor shares UAA’s ongoing work on diversity, inclusion and equity

In June, I sent a communication reaffirming UAA’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. With the fall 2020 semester underway, I want to provide you with an update regarding new and ongoing efforts to make UAA a more equitable institution.

UAA recognized as Tree Campus USA for 11th consecutive year

Foliage on UAA's main campus in the fall (Photo by James Evans / UAA)

UAA earned Tree Campus USA recognition for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

UAA welcomes new Kodiak College director Jacelyn Keys

Jacelyn Keys headshot photo on a UAA gold background

Born and raised in Oregon, Jacelyn Keys is excited to be in Alaska for the first time. She looks forward to being involved with and connected to Kodiak College's community.

Safety First!

This September we will be celebrating Safety Awareness Month at UAA! Learn more about campus and community resources to be familiar with. Follow the Student Health and Counseling Center on Facebook for more tips and information on a variety of safety related topics this month.

Financial Aid priority processing deadline is Sept. 4

The UAA Office of Financial Aid's priority processing deadline for Fall 2020 Student Payment Requests, Administration Scholarships, and UA Foundation Fund Payments Requests is Friday, Sept. 4, by 5 p.m. All requests received by this deadline are guaranteed entry by the UAA Fall 2020 Payment Deadline at 5 p.m. on Sept. 14.

David Weaver accepts executive director of Campus Services position

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Bruce Schultz is pleased to announce that David Weaver has accepted the executive director of Campus Services position at UAA effective immediately. As executive director, David will lead the areas of housing operations and finance, campus dining, conference services, Alaska Airlines Center events management, Wendy Williamson Auditorium, a new Seawolf Gear Shop (apparel and branded merchandise), parking, mail room, print shop and campus recycling.

September is National Preparedness Month: Make an Emergency Plan

The UAA Office of Emergency Management reminds you to make an emergency plan. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area. Know how you’ll contact one another and reconnect if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find.

Job opening: Enrollment Services Student Experience Designer

Enrollment Services seeks a dynamic individual to serve in an exciting new position focusing on customer service from a student experience design perspective. This position will be responsible for coordinating the first point of contact for individuals interacting with core university functions related to admissions, financial aid, registration, student records and veteran services.

Clean, Quiet Room in East Anchorage

Fully furnished room with utilities included! The house, room, and bathroom are completely remodeled, very clean, and have everything, including a backyard and creek, a grill, a deck, even a bike if you ask nicely!