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Commencement Ceremonies

Join our graduates in celebration of their achievements!

  • Sitka: Friday, May 3, 7 pm, on campus info
  • Ketchikan: Saturday, May 4, 2:30 pm, Ted Ferry Civic Center info
  • Juneau: Sunday, May 5, 2 pm, Charles Gamble Jr.-Donald Sperl Joint Use Facility (UAS REC Center) info

View Juneau Commencement on YouTube Live

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The University of Alaska Southeast offers online learning options that fit around your life­ and within your budget.

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Living and Learning on the Juneau Campus

Welcome to the Juneau Campus! Part tour/part introduction to life at UAS, be sure to check out this 2-minute video to get a feel for our unique and inspiring residential campus. Contact us to arrange for a campus tour.

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Register Now for Summer & Fall Semesters

MAY 13: Summer semester classes begin

Get ready for Fall Semester:

MAR 25: Fall Class Schedule Web Search Available

APR 1: Fall Registration Begins for Program Students

APR 15: Fall Registration Opens for All Students

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Shop Online at the UAS Gear Shop

Show your UAS pride! Order online and we'll ship to you. Logo wear will also be available to purchase at the Juneau Commencement Reception, May 5th, Mourant Bldg.

UAS logo wear also sold at the Lakeside Store, Juneau Campus, M-F noon-4:30 pm.

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Save 25% on Tuition for Career and Technical Courses

Now is a great time to earn your Occupational Endorsement with 25% tuition reduction on selected courses.

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Tidal Echoes

Celebrate the art and poetry of Southeast Alaska. Purchase your copy of of UAS's signature student-edited and published annual journal, Tidal Echoes. Featuring writer X'unei Lance Twitchell, artist/carver Wayne Price, and a selection of regional authors and poets.

Available at Hearthside Books and Kindred Post.

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Undergraduate Research

At the University of Alaska Southeast, we believe in strong academics combined with professional experience. Experts in their subjects, our faculty are more than professors, they are true mentors. UAS degree program undergraduates have unique opportunities for rigorous research and preparation for a career in their chosen field of study.

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Northwest Coast Arts Program

UAS and Sealaska partnered together to create the new Northwest Coast Arts Program. Explore the traditional methods, materials, and images of Northwest Coast Native peoples.

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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

Protecting carbon-trapping sea animals can help combat climate change

Protecting marine animals may be one of the best ways to thwart climate change, according to Associate Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Alaska Southeast Heidi Pearson. As she explained in a recent feature for The Conversation, turning our attention to protecting carbon sinks — those being places like oceans, forests and wetlands that sequester carbon out of Earth’s atmosphere — is a low-cost, yet powerful strategy to mitigate climate change.

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Legislative interns stay busy throughout session

He didn’t appear nervous, but his opening line suggested otherwise. “Senate Finance Committee, my name is Radames Mercado,” the 20-year-old University of Alaska Anchorage student said to the Senate State Affairs Committee, a much smaller and less influential panel than Senate Finance. The committee let it slide without saying a word and Mercado quickly relaxed and continued his presentation.

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University of Alaska Southeast Commencement 2019

On the first weekend in May, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) will celebrate student achievement and success at commencement activities on its three campuses in Sitka, Ketchikan, and Juneau. UAS expects to award 399 associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees, 97 certificates and professional licensures, and 223 occupational endorsements. Commencement in Sitka takes place Friday, May 3, Ketchikan on Saturday, May 4, and Juneau’s event is Sunday, May 5.

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Former lieutenant governor to give speech at UAS commencement

Some University of Alaska Southeast students are just a couple weeks away from earning their degrees, with commencement taking place the first weekend of May. Commencement in Sitka takes place Friday, May 3, Ketchikan on Saturday, May 4, and Juneau’s event is Sunday, May 5. At the Juneau event, former Lieutenant Governor (and UAS graduate) Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson will deliver the commencement address.

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