Student Union

Since 1978 the Student Union (SU) at the University of Alaska Anchorage has served as a student-centered organization that works to expand the college experience through offering enriched student programs, services, employment, and involvement opportunities.

Student Union

Summer Hours

Monday through Friday - 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday - CLOSED

Student Union on Google Maps

Student Union Info Desk counter with campus information brochures on it and drink coolers in the background.

Information Desk

The Information Desk is a one-stop shop for what UAA students need most: healthy and not-so-healthy snacks, tickets to UAA events, outdoor gear rentals, and information on UAA programs and services.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 3:00PM

  Information Desk: Location on Google Maps


Outdoor Gear Rentals

The Outdoor Gear Room in the Student Union offers current students, faculty, and staff affordable outdoor equipment to meet their recreational needs. No matter the season, get the gear you need to make the most out of our beautiful state.

  Outdoor Gear Rentals

UAA Seawolf mascot in canoe outside on the grass, holding an oar.


View of gaming computer and chair stations in the UAA Esports Lounge.

Esports Lounge

The Esports Lounge is open from 8:30 am to 10:30 pm, we are also offering online programming! Click the button below for more information. The Esports Lounge incorporates PC and console stations for students and community members to practice, compete, and play recreationally. Grab a friend and join us!

  Esports Lounge


Room Reservations

The Student Union is located in the heart of Anchorage, in the middle of UAA, and is an exceptional location to host fundraisers, weddings, workshops, parties, meetings, and celebrations of all stripes. Our competitive rates, ease of use, and attentive staff make us the premier venue for budget-conscious event planners who aspire to create an unforgettable occasion.

  Reserve a Space

Student Union Den


Barista at the SU Coffee Shop offering a cup of coffee.

Seawolf Grounds Coffee Shop

The Student Union Seawolf Grounds coffee shop is CLOSED this summer but will reopen in Fall 2023.

UAA's only student-run coffee shop is next to the Information Desk on the 2nd floor of the Student Union.

Seawolf Grounds


In the Building

The Student Union houses a number of important campus departments and meeting areas. Besides the cafeteria, restaurants, and study areas the following UAA offices are located in the building.