Maria Bonifacio-Sample

Associate Director & MAC Residence Coordinator
Office: Department of Residence Life, MAC 6-103
Phone: (907) 751-7448


Maria Bonifacio-Sample is the Associate Director of Residence Life and Main Apartment Complex (MAC) Residence Coordinator for the Department of Residence Life

She is originally from Oregon, and after graduate school, moved to Alaska in 2006. She began working at UAA in 2007. She enjoys traveling and hanging out with friends and family, and trying new things. For example, while on a trip to Calgary, Alberta, she and her travel buddy tried zip-lining and bobsledding at the Calgary Olympic park. They zip-lined off the Olympic ski jump, and then bobsledded down the actual Olympic track. Scary, but a lot of fun!



  • M.A.T., George Fox University
  • B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, Western Oregon University

Professional and Departmental Service

  • Former Residence Hall Association (RHA) Co-Advisor, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • SafeZone Trainer & Ally, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-present
  • Advisor: Residence Life/Staff Encouragement & Development Collateral
  • Advisor: Residence Life/Student Life & Leadership Collateral
  • Advisor: Residence Life/Sustainability Collateral