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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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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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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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Start at UAS, Study Law at Willamette University

The 4+3 Direct Admission Program allows undergraduate students studying at UAS and UAS alumni to gain direct admission to Willamette Law School and a $10,000 scholarship based on certain academic credentials.

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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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Watch the Tidal Echoes Launch Party

Enjoy featured artist Lily Hope speaks of her weaving inspirations and her creative process. Listen to featured writer Hank Lentfer's experiences recording the sounds of Southeast Alaska and of his mentor, Richard Nelson. Catch the recorded celebration of the 2021 edition of Tidal Echoes Literary and Arts Journal.

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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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UAS in the News

Icebergs push back

Shortly before Jakobshavn Isbræ, a tidewater glacier in Greenland, calves massive chunks of ice into the ocean, there's a sudden change in the slushy collection of icebergs floating along the glacier's terminus, according to a new paper led by the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at CU Boulder.

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Tlingit author Ernestine Hayes named Rasmuson’s 2021 Distinguished Artist

The Rasmuson Foundation has named author Ernestine Saankaláxt’ Hayes of Juneau as its 2021 Distinguished Artist. The award honors lifetime achievement in creative fields and contribution to the state’s arts and culture, and comes with an award of $40,000. Hayes, who is Tlingit, is most widely known for “Blonde Indian, an Alaska Native Memoir,” published in 2006.

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Opinion: We can’t run our businesses without the University of Alaska

University of Alaska alumni filling positions in local companies is just good business. In my company, Alaska Permanent Capital Management, 60% of our employees attended one or more of our universities in the UA system. Another Alaskan firm, R&M Consultants, recently told me that more than 50 percent of its employees are UA alums. Our companies are not unique. We rely on UA grads to power our workforce.

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