October 2020 Archive

Office of the Registrar hosts registration brown bag Nov. 4

Priority registration for spring 2021 begins Nov. 6. Help make sure you and your students are ready for another amazing semester by attending an upcoming brown bag session hosted by the Office of the Registrar.

College During COVID: How will snowfall impact my access to campus this year?

Winter maintenance at UAA will operate under a different service model this season. These operational changes are necessitated by reductions in staffing, budget impacts and lower user density on campus resulting from COVID-19. Here are four key ways things will look different from prior years.

Providing relief when students need it most


More than ever this year, emergency relief through UAA’s Student Support Fund, in the wake of COVID-19, has helped more than 400 students stay in school while navigating this global dilemma.

The vital role of scholarships


Scholarships are vital to ensuring students succeed from the moment they step onto campus as freshmen to when they receive their diploma on graduation day.

Support any campus, any college and any program during UA Giving Day

Spirit on basketball court

Show your Seawolf pride during UA Giving Day, Oct. 20–22. Your participation makes a tremendous difference to students, from supporting campus-wide priorities to sustaining athletics programs.

Kenai Peninsula College is accepting applications for its Veteran Student Services Coordinator position

KPC is seeking an organized, energetic, and self-motivated individual for its Veteran Student Services Coordinator position to oversee the Veteran program, assist with recruitment efforts and college events, and to welcome, onboard and support new and prospective students.

Sign up to play The Reverse Murder Mystery Game by Oct. 23

Play The Reverse Murder Mystery Game — where everyone is an assassin, and the goal is to figure out the target to win the $100 inheritance! Staff, faculty and students give facts about themselves, which will appear publicly under their bio. One fact — however — will only be given to their assassin. Everyday at noon and 5 p.m., assassins email the Game Master to let him know who they think their target is. If the assassin is right, their target is out of the game and the assassin receives their target’s target. If they’re wrong, they’ll have to try again at the next check-in. The game ends when there are only two players left...

Presence: UAA Art Department Faculty Biennial Exhibition now viewable online

The UAA Art Department faculty show their artwork in a Biennial Exhibition at an online version of the Kimura Gallery.

Alaska EPSCoR, UA Foundation, Alaska INBRE to partner on philanthropic giving workshops

Alaska NSF EPSCoR is partnering with the University of Alaska Foundation and Alaska INBRE to offer a pair of virtual sessions on the subject of private philanthropic support for research. The events will offer an overview of the art and science of building relationships with corporations, private foundations and individuals who might be inspired to invest in your work.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

The University of Alaska Anchorage is committed to comprehensive alcohol misuse and abuse prevention efforts year round. This week, UAA will join thousands of campuses across the country to observe National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. We would like to take this opportunity to bring attention to the serious consequence of alcohol misuse and excessive drinking to promote a culture of responsibility within our community.

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