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COVID Plan & FAQ

UAS is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, and visitors as we start a new academic year. We continue to implement modifications to our regular operations. Check back regularly for updates. Full policies and resources can be found at the UAS/UA COVID-19 Information site.

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UAS Welcomes Ironman in 2022

Ironman is coming to Juneau, Alaska, August 7, 2022! The University of Alaska Southeast Juneau Campus will serve as the venue for the famous international race, start to finish. The swimming leg will commence from our own Auke Lake dock. (live cam).

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Evening at Egan 2021: Watch Online!

Join us online for Evening at Egan, the free annual UAS lecture series held each fall. Watch the live-streamed presentations with Zoom; a great way to fully participate and ask questions to our expert presenters. (Select events will also be recorded and posted on the Evening at Egan Playlist on the UAS YouTube Channel for future viewing.)
View full schedule and register to receive Zoom links.

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Learn and Live on the Juneau Campus

Take our 5 min. video tour and you’ll see our classroom spaces, housing facilities, library, recreation center, and learn all about what campus life has to offer. Want to learn more? Join an admissions counselor on a customized virtual tour and get all your questions answered about living on the UAS Juneau campus.

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New! Live Dock Cam

Enjoy live views of Auke Lake this summer and experience the beautiful UAS Juneau campus from wherever you are! UAS is in the process of adding several high definition 4k cameras to capture our spectacular mountain vistas from campus.

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Announcing the Allan P. Cohan Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to honor the life and memory of Allan P. Cohan by providing financial assistance for tuition and other related educational expenses to University of Alaska Southeast students in perpetuity. This endowment pays tribute to his values and reflects his lifelong commitment to learning and developing.

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Study Away and Exchange

Can’t decide whether to go to UAS or to college outside of Alaska? Do both! We make it easy with programs designed to accommodate exchanges. Want to study in Alaska? UAS is the perfect place for learning and adventure.

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Spike's Café Now Open

Spike's Café is open daily from 9 a.m–2 p.m. Located on the Juneau campus in the foyer outside the Egan Library, the cafe offers delicious coffee, tea, espresso and other specialty drinks. Grab-and-go treats include breakfast sandwiches and burritos, yogurt parfaits, fruit and fruit cups, select baked goods and more!

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Earn a Business Degree Online on Your Time

The business programs offered at UAS prepare you for in-demand positions, from bookkeeping and office management to accounting and administration. Get the necessary skills for that entry-level job or increase your knowledge and credentials to expand your career potential.

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Campus Events Calendar

Includes events open to the public as well as important academic calendar dates. For other events, please see our calendar page for student, alumni, and recreation center activities.

 

UAS in the News

How Sea Otters can Fight Climate Change

Sea otters also play a singular role in supporting kelp forests ecosystems in the North Pacific. Few other animals eat as much relative to their weight or play such a pivotal role in maintaining their environment, says Brent Hughes, a marine ecologist studying coastal habitats at Sonoma State University in California. Now, scientists are studying how these marine mustelids may also be climate superheroes. Sea otters help ecosystems capture carbon from the atmosphere and store it as biomass and deep-sea detritus, preventing it from being converted back to carbon dioxide and contributing to climate change.

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Work underway on Tlingit canoe in Haines Junction

As the pile of wood chips grows on the ground, the smell of cedar fills the air in a tent in Haines Junction. Alaskan Tlingit master carver Wayne Price and his apprentices are transforming a 450-year-old red cedar log into a nine-metre ocean-going dugout canoe, crafted in the traditional style. Price, a professor at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, taught himself how to carve the ancient canoes after studying surviving dugouts from the past. It has become his lifelong passion: this canoe is his 13th project.

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Back in session: How the UAS campus looks different this year

[This past] Monday was the first day of the fall semester at the University of Alaska Southeast and operations look a little closer to normal this year. The University of Alaska Southeast campus in Juneau welcomed about 140 students at its new student orientation last week. The event was held in person this time instead of over Zoom, like last fall — where just dozens of students participated. Lori Klein is Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs at the school. She said they’re offering a mix of online and in-person courses, whereas most classes were online last year.

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