Campus Kick-Off

"The mission of UAA Campus Kick-Off is to welcome new and returning students to campus and celebrate the beginning of the new school year. Campus Kick-Off facilitates students' connections with each other and the UAA community through festive and interactive entertainment, information, and social experiences."

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Saturday, August 23
UAA Cuddy Quad


Booth-Student Clubs

UAA Departments (coming soon)
Business/Community Organizations (coming soon)


August 16

Deadline for The Northern Light Kick-Off Guide ads

August 24, The Day of Campus Kick-Off

  3pm, Check-in for vendor booths begins

5pm, Campus Kick-Off Festival begins

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Enjoy live music, get your butt sketched, and roam the Cuddy Quad connecting with old friends and making some new ones! There will be booths from UAA Clubs and Departments as well as booths from local businesses like Bosco's and Kaladi Brothers! This is the best place to get a feel for the community of UAA and become a part of something awesome! The Festival has great energy and is a great way to meet new people!

 ASL Interpreters
A.S.L. Interpreters provided

 Buckwheat Zydeco performs at the main stage

2013 Buckwheat Zydeco

    5-6pm, Judging for Booth Competition

2013 Campus Kick-Off Booth Competition

We are bringing back the Booth Competition this year! 
There will be prizes for the following categories:
UAA Student Clubs/Organizations - Best Overall and Honorable Mention
UAA Departments - Best Overall and Honorable Mention
Community/Business Organization - Best Overall and Honorable Mention
type of prizes will be announced soon!

7:30pm, Festival Ends

2013 Campus Kick-Off Comedy with Nick Offerman

From NBC's hit TV show, Parks and Recreation! The show is only open to UAA students, staff, faculty and their families/friends. Must have valid UAA I.D. Offerman is taking full advantage of his honey-glazed hindquarters in a humorous entree called "American Ham," which features a veritable smorgasbord of cautionary tales, tunes, and tips for prosperity (with minor nudity).

The show is only open to UAA students, staff, faculty and –if space allows- one guest. Must have valid UAA ID and be taking 3 or more credits on the Anchorage campus. Presented by UAA Concert Board.

9pm, Volleyball Alumni game in Wells Fargo

2013 Campus Kick-Off Web Volleyball Scrimmage

Come watch your Seawolf Women's Volleyball team in action. Prizes* will be given out at half-time!

9:30pm, Walk-In Movie begins, Now You See Me

Walk-In Movie

This year's Campus Kick-Off Walk-in Movie will be Now You See Me!
Description: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman, & Michael Caine.
Student Activities will be providing free hot dogs and drinks while you chill on the lawn outside of the Rasmuson Hall!

11:59pm, College Night at Fred Meyer

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Open from 11:59pm to 2am just for UAA students, the Northern Lights Fred Meyer will have huge sales, prizes, and free food to get you ready for your semester.  There will be shuttles provided to and from UAA's campus and Residence Halls.

*More updates coming soon, keep checking back!

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 Festival Booth Registration

 Information for Students about Campus Kick-Off  GET INVOLVED with Campus Kick-Off

BOOTH REGISTRATION - closed Friday, August 9th at 5 p.m.
*Booth Registration is now CLOSED.

To make a payment for your booth, please use payment link below
: UAA Clubs or Student Organizations, please do not use this payment method

UAA Departments - Yes, you can make payments with your ProCard!  Theresa Traw and Sara Braniff have both given permission to use your ProCards and be sure to reconcile your statements to acct. code #3991.