Student Union

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

Live Chat  

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 OPEN
25% Max Capacity

The Student Union is open to ONLY 25% of Maximum Capacity due to coronavirus closures across campus. All services within the Student Union (Coffee Shop, Info Desk, and Esports Lounge) will remain CLOSED until further notice.


Student Union on Google Maps

Information Desk - VIRTUAL

Even though the Information Desk is closed until further notice due to coronavirus closures across campus, we are offering an online solution! If you have any questions you can click the 'live chat' button from the hours of 9am-5pm (mon-fri) to speak with our knowledgeable staff!

Student Union Information DeskThe 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.

Information Desk: Hours and Location on Google Maps

Esports Lounge VIRTUAL

While the Esports Lounge is closed until further notice due to coronavirus closures across campus, we are still 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

 UAA Esports Lounge Logo



Outdoor Gear Rentals LIMITED

Outdoor Gear Rentals are limited to weekend and week-long until further notice due to coronavirus closures across campus. Click the button below for more details.

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

Spirit the Seawolf sitting in a rental canoe



Coffee Shop CLOSED

The Coffee Shop is closed until further notice due to coronavirus closures across campus.

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


Student serves coffee at the Student Union Coffee Shop



Room Reservations SUSPENDED

Room reservations, all on-campus activities, events, conferences and large gatherings are suspended for the Fall Semester of 2020.

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.

Find out More and Reserve a Room

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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.