Weather Closure

University of Alaska Anchorage campus will be closed September 24, 2021 beginning at 6:40 AM, due to weather. Students and employees should check their email for more information. The university will remain closed for the weekend and reopen on Monday morning.

The Alaska Airlines Center will be open Saturday, September 25, for the home volleyball match that afternoon.

Native Student Services

NSS closed to in-person traffic

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Native Student Services is closed to in-person traffic. NSS staff can schedule appointments on Zoom or by phone during our regular office hours from 9am-6pm. In-office appointments will be scheduled as needed.

Native Student Services provides a safe, affirming space on campus. It is a gathering place where students can find support, access resources, connect with community representatives, study with classmates, meet new friends, and interact with people who share similar experiences as Indigenous peoples.

Paula Jones stands in front of Native Student Services

Native Early Transition (NET) Program

Chin'an gu nin yu! Aang! Paġlagivsigin! Waqaa! Cama-i! Yak'ei haat yigoode'e!

NET (Native Early Transition) Program is designed to support rural and Alaska Native students as they transition to being a college student and to the UAA campus. In the week prior to the start of the Fall semester, we provide a week-long orientation and opportunity to build community for our rural and Alaska Native students based on Alaska Native values. The program will continue into the first year where students will earn college credits while participating in culturally-based academic activities and curriculum.  

NET Program application is currently closed.

Check back soon for Spring 2022!


NET program participants sit on the grass in a circle


Scholarship/Funding Resources

The CIRI Foundation Handbook is a great resource for all Alaska Native and Native American students. Please click on the following links for scholarship resources and information. Resources are organized by region. 

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