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.


Fall Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7AM - 11PM
Friday: 7AM - 9PM
Saturday: 9AM - 9PM
Sunday: 12PM - 9PM


Student Union on Google Maps

Information Desk: 907-786-1204

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.

Fall Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:30AM - 10:30PM
Friday: 7:30AM - 8:30PM
Saturday: 9:30AM - 8:30PM
Sunday: 12:30AM - 8:30PM

Information Desk: Hours and Location on Google Maps

New in Fall 2019: Esports Lounge

The Student Union is excited to announce the development of the Esports Lounge, which opened Fall 2019. The lounge incorporates PC and console stations for students and community members to practice, compete, and play recreationally. Grab a friend and join us!



UAA Esports Lounge Coming Fall 2019




Coffee Shop

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

Fall Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00AM - 3:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM - 1:00PM

Coffee Shop: Hours and Location on Google Maps

Student serves coffee at the Student Union Coffee Shop





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.

The outdoor gear room is open during Student Union Information Desk hours.

Outdoor Gear Rentals

Spirit the Seawolf sitting in a rental canoe




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.

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.