UAA Campus Kick-Off & Welcome Week

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

Admittance is FREE for everyone!


Click HERE for Booth Registration

    Campus Kick-Off Event Schedule 

    • 3:00pm Booth Set-up 
      Check-in and booth set-up begins.
    • 4:30pm On campus Shuttles
      UAA shuttles begin circulating from the Gorsuch Commons to the Rasmuson Hall.
    • 5:00 - 7:30pm Kick-Off Festival

      Roam the Cuddy Quad and visit booths hosted by student clubs, UAA Departments, community businesses and non-profits. Enjoy a live DJ provided by the KRUA campus radio station. Grab some UAA swag and come see what UAA has to offer. The Campus Kick-Off Festival is a great way to connect with friends and meet new people! Come feel the energy of the UAA community and become a part of something awesome!

      Festival entertainment includes: Live DJ, photo booth, the Butt Sketcher Artist, face painting, Wolfcard printing, food options, games, free swag, demonstrations, Clubs and Greek recruitment, and more!

    • 7:30 - 9:00pm Comedy Show

      This year we present, "Writers of SNL Live!" This comedy show will be held at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium at 7:30-9:00pm on August 25th, after the festival. 



    • 9:30 - 11:30pm Dance Party!

       Come to our Dance Party in the Cuddy Quad after the Comedy Show! Socialize, meet new friends and have fun before you head over to Fred Meyer College Night. 

    • 11:45pm Shuttles to Fred Meyer 
      UAA Shuttles will transport students to Fred Meyer on Northern Lights Blvd for 'College Night'. The shuttles will be circulating from the Rasmuson Hall and the Gorsuch Commons.
    • 11:59pm - 2:00am College Night at Fred Meyer

      Fred Meyer College Night

      Open from 11:59pm to 2am just for UAA students, Fred Meyer on Northern Lights Blvd will have huge sales, prizes, and free food to get you ready for the next semester.

    • 2:30am Last Shuttle from Fred Meyer
      The last UAA shuttle will leave at 2:30am from Fred Meyer back to the Gorsuch Commons.
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