The Student Health and Counseling Centers' physical health staff is a multi-disciplinary team including Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Medical Assistants, and Registered Nurses. Our providers are available for appointments, including physical exams, annual exams, contraceptive care, and sexually transmitted disease screenings or treatment. Episodic care through same-day appointments are available for ailments such as sore throat, abdominal pain, headache, fever, cough, and skin infections. There is no charge for routine physical exams; laboratory and pharmacy services are available at a reduced cost. SHCC is a preferred provider for Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield. Other insurance companies can be billed as well.
- Birth control and emergency contraception
- Community referral for complex or specialized medical needs
- Depression screenings
- Emergency food cache for students
- Sexually transmitted disease screening
- TB tests (tuberculosis screening)
- Prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections
- Immunizations and drug screening requirements for College of Health
- Immunizations for Residence Life requirements
- Treatment of Acute Illness
- Travel counseling and travel immunizations
Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Dating Violence
Sexual assault, harassment, and dating violence are problems that can happen to anyone, regardless of educational level, race, or gender. You, a friend, or a family member may have experienced these problems.
The Student Health and Counseling Center's professional mental health counselors are dedicated to helping UAA students. To schedule an appointment for confidential counseling call 907-786-4040.
UAA Psychological Service's : Clinicians are graduate, master, and doctoral students who are supervised by licensed psychologists. To schedule an appointment for confidential counseling services call 907-786-1795.
A critical service AWAIC provides to the community is a 24-hour crisis and support line at 907-272-0100. The crisis line is available for people who would like to talk about their situation and for family and friends hoping to find a more effective way to support their loved ones.
AWAIC maintains a shelter where victims of domestic violence and their children may seek help any time they are in danger. Domestic violence victims may stay up to one month while they make decisions about what they will do next.
STAR Advocates respond 24/7 to reports of sexual assault in addition to providing other supportive measures. Working with an Advocate can help give you space to know your options and understand your rights.
- Crisis intervention and support
- Answers to your questions about recovering from sexual assault
- Information about medical issues
- Explanations of the criminal justice system, and what to expect when you report the crime
- Referrals to resources in your area
- Information for family and friends of victims
The University of Alaska Anchorage Police Department consists of a group of professionals working together to provide a safe environment for the UAA community through the confident application of education, rule enforcement and creative thinking. File an anonymous report through silent witness on the UAA Police website.
The UAA Office of Equity and Compliance affirms its commitment to a safe and healthy educational and work environment in which educational programs, employment, and activities are free of discrimination and harassment. Staff administers and ensures compliance with the University policies, procedures and programs on equal opportunity, discrimination, affirmative action, discriminatory harassment, sexual misconduct, stalking and retaliation.
UAA offers support for pregnant and breastfeeding parents. Find out where our lactation pod is located, how to gain access, and more.
UAA is a smoke free campus. Find out what our University policies are, how to get help quitting, and more information.