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Activities and Programs

Stay Connected during COVID-19

All in person events on the UAA campus may be cancelled due to statewide and local measures to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) but that doesn't stop you from staying engaged with virtual events!

Virtual Engagement Opportunities

Student Life and Leadership develops programs and activities across campus. Besides the events advertised on the Engage website, the events highlighted here are supported in large part by Student Activities fees. Learn more about specific fees and what they support on the Student Costs page.

Fees at Work Poster 



Campus Kickoff

UAA Campus Kickoff welcomes new and returning UAA students to celebrate the beginning of another academic year. Campus Kickoff is an excellent opportunity for students to connect with the UAA campus community. Over 150 student clubs, UAA Departments, and Anchorage businesses host booths during the festival. Come to Campus Kickoff for an all-around fun UAA social experience.

More about Campus Kickoff

Aerial view of campus kickoff



Hugh McPeck Gallery in the Student Union

Closed for the duration of Spring 2020 semester for coronavirus containment.

The Hugh McPeck Gallery is located upstairs in the Student Union and most often features student artwork.

Contact: (907) 786-1052 or




Daily Den

Information about the Daily Den will be released as we get closer to the start of the Fall 2021 semester. COVID-19 restrictions and mitigation will changed this program as we work to bring it safely back to students. 

Student Poses in Den Kitchen while Hosting Daily Den Program






Guide to Living Off Campus

UAA Student Activities and Commuter Programs desires to provide the campus community with information and resources regarding off campus living that foster a sense of belonging and to ensure that students are able to find living arrangements in local neighborhoods.

Resources for Living Off Campus

4th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska





The annual Homecoming week is a celebration of school spirit and tradition. Each year students look forward to a week long club competition, exciting sporting events, and the Homecoming Dance. If you are interested in assisting with the planning for Homecoming week, you can join the Traditions Committee.

Bartlett Lecture Series

E.L. Bartlett was one of the first two Alaska Senators sent to Washington D.C. following statehood. He served from 1958 to 1968. The Bartlett Lecture Series was designed to promote a clearer vision of individual freedom and of the public good. Individuals of national and world renown present lectures on topics of national and international importance, helping to put problems of Alaska and its people into the context of broad philosophic and cultural as well as social and economic issues.