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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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Start at UAS, Study Law: Info Session Oct. 28

Interested in studying law? The 4+3 Direct Admission Program allows undergraduate students studying at UAS and UAS alumni to gain admission to Willamette University College of Law based on certain academic credentials. Meet with the pre-law advisor on Zoom at the Willamette Law Information Session, Thursday, October 28, 5:30 pm. Learn about the application process, timelines, and standardized entrance exams (LSAT and GRE).

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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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Meet UAS at Your College Fair

Representatives of UAS will be at the College Fairs in Anchorage and Southeast Alaska. Learn all about UAS degrees, housing, financial aid, and more. View the College Information Events Calendar for details in your community. Check back frequently for added events and information updates.

  • Ketchikan: Oct. 6
  • Sitka: Oct. 7
  • Juneau: Oct. 8
  • Anchorage: Oct. 10-11
  • Fairbanks: Oct. 18-22
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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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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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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

‘The sky’s the limit’: Hopes are high for upcoming Indigenous music festival

As National Native American Heritage Month nears, Juneau prepares to celebrate in high style as it hosts a first-of-its-kind event, the Rock Aak’w Indigenous Music Festival. Fourteen groups will perform for the virtual festival, with some performing from afar and some from right here in Juneau, said Stephen Qucang Blanchett, the festival’s creative director and co-founder of band Pamyua, who will perform during the festival. The University of Alaska is among the sponsors from the community.

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UA president: No systemwide mandate for now, but vaccine requirement coming

The University of Alaska Fairbanks will not be requiring a COVID-19 vaccine at this time, University of Alaska President Pat Pitney announced Monday, but said the school’s status as a federal contractor meant that a mandate was likely coming. Pitney told reporters during a news conference university officials reviewed the legal, health and logistical requirements of implementing a vaccine requirement for the university and decided against it.

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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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