August 2021 Archive

Study away with National Student Exchange! Exchange to over 100 institutions throughout the US is available!

National Student Exchange is an opportunity for UAA students to exchange to another university in the US or US territories while continuing to pay resident tuition! Visit to see which schools participate in NSE and contact UAA's NSE coordinator at

Now hiring: Student Account Specialist

The UAA Office of the Bursar invites applications for the role of Student Account Specialist. We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team. This is a regular full-time, Grade 77, minimum $21.81 hourly DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

The Bakery Cart is open Wednesdays and Thursdays this fall

The Bakery Cart is opening on Sept. 2 at Lucy's. Go to our website to see how to place your orders for our delicious, fresh baked goods.

​UAA School of Education granted advanced-level CAEP accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has granted accreditation at the advanced level to the School of Education for its post-baccalaureate and graduate programs leading to teacher licensure, certification or endorsement.

Geological sciences grad joins team supporting NASA Europa mission

Charlie Detelich

This month, Charlie Detelich began her position with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory supporting the 2024 NASA Europa Clipper mission. She will primarily work on predevelopment for the imaging system attached to the spacecraft.

Thank you for a great Campus Kickoff!

Thank you for kicking off the fall semester with us at Campus Kickoff 2021! Between the beautiful Alaskan weather, stunning backdrop of the Alaska Airlines Center and the outstanding turnout of Seawolves, #CKO21 was better than we ever imagined.

Aug. 27: Women in Translation Month Panel

We'd like to invite you to our Women in Translation Month Discussion Panel, this Friday, August 27, from 12:30-2:00pm (via Zoom).

Explore on-campus employment opportunities

Are you looking to earn money for college expenses? UAA is open and offers a variety of flexible and enriching employment opportunities for students! Job roles range from tour guide to research assistant, administrative assistant to events coordinator, intramural referee to peer health educator.

Opportunity: Learn advocacy/leadership skills and help lower textbook costs

Want more affordable textbooks? Are you interested in learning advocacy and leadership skills (while receiving incentives!)? Curious what zero-cost textbooks and course materials have to do with student success and equity?

Good news on funding for state scholarships, grant and WWAMI

Today we received good news from Governor Dunleavy about his decision to immediately fund the state’s Alaska Performance Scholarship [APS], Alaska Education Grant [AEG] and the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho medical education [WWAMI] programs. This means our students who have earned these scholarships and grants can be assured of funding for their education this year.

August Archive