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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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In-person Enrollment Day, Friday, August 6th

Take care of your college to-do list in one easy stop: meet with your academic advisor and financial aid. Sign up for classes. Still need to apply for admission? It's not too late to start your degree program this fall. Join us on the Juneau campus for Enrollment Day, Friday, August 6th, 2–5 p.m., Lakeside Grill in the Mourant Building.

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Apply Now for Fall 2021

Plan for success, from financial aid and scholarships to reserving your spot in campus housing. Our advisors want to connect with you. Discover the real value of your education—Apply today.

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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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Support Alaska's Future: Give to UAS

Education changes lives, your gift helps make it happen. When you contribute to UAS, you support the economic, scientific, and cultural future for all Southeast Alaska. Support your university and your community through scholarships or special project contributions.

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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

Hecla’s Greens Creek Mine Recognized for Leadership, Ethics, and Organization

Hecla Mining Company is pleased to announce the Alaska Chamber named Hecla’s Greens Creek Mine the Rita Sholton Large Business of the Year award, which pays tribute to businesses that exemplify leadership, ethics, and organization. "Since 2011 Greens Creek has provided scholarship funding to over 350 Alaska residents to help gain the skills necessary to be successful in the mining industry. With over $500,000 going directly to student aid, Hecla Greens Creek is UAS’ largest sponsor of students.” - Chancellor Karen Carey, University of Alaska Southeast

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IRONMAN Group Seeks Juneau Triathlon

The IRONMAN Group reached out to Travel Juneau in 2020 to explore hosting a race in Alaska’s capital city. Travel Juneau became the broker, so to speak, of the deal and brought the City and Borough of Juneau, the state Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, the University of Alaska Southeast and the National Guard, among other entities, into the conversations.

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Carin Silkaitis announced as next dean of the School of Arts & Sciences

The University of Alaska Southeast announced that Carin Silkaitis has been named as the new dean of Arts & Sciences, effective July 12. She replaces Dr. Paula Martin, who served as the interim dean of the school since April 2021. As dean, Silkatis will provide leadership for the school and its four departments: Business and Public Administration, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences.

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Dynamic glaciers identified as cause of Southeast Alaska’s summer ice quakes

Within a set of glaciers and mountains near Juneau, there’s seismic activity almost every day in the summer. They’re called ice quakes. They’re not as widely understood as earthquakes, but researchers are monitoring them closely. Last year, glaciologist Jason Amundson of the University of Alaska Southeast actually flew out to investigate one of the bigger ice quakes near Wright Glacier and Mount Ogden on the United States-Canada border.

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