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Covid-19 Office Operations

Our offices are available for in-person, phone, or video appointments. Email or call for more information. Additional information is also available on the UA coronavirus information website.

What to Expect

Groups are a helpful option for connecting with other people who may experience similar feelings, thoughts, or struggles. A group is safe and confidential space to get support and learn ways of coping with stressors, mental health symptoms, or better understand yourself.

Workshops are focused on introducing and practicing techniques and skills to support your wellbeing.

Groups and workshops are no cost for students attending at least one UAS course and do not count toward the 6 sessions per semester limit for individual counseling. If you decide to attend a group or a workshop offered through Zoom, please be mindful of the location that you Zoom from and choose a quiet, private space.

How to Sign Up

Please read the descriptions below for the groups and workshops offered in the current semester. Additional groups and workshops will be posted throughout the semester. Please check back periodically for new options. If you have questions or need more information about counseling services, please contact the Student Resource Center at 907-796-6000 or e-mail

For a group or workshop, sign up by contacting Carrie Kline, 907-796-6465 or e-mailing For a group participation, please complete a Group Tele-counseling Consent Form.

Please note for groups only: Due to tele-health and licensing regulations, the UAS Counseling Office cannot provide counseling services to students residing outside of Alaska. We also ask students eligible to participate in groups to provide the location they are attending from, phone number, an emergency contact, and the number of classes they are currently registered for when signing up. This information will not be shared with anyone and will only be used in emergencies.

Mental Health Groups

UAS Art Therapy Group (Hybrid)

A hybrid mental health group focused on the healing power of creativity. Topics to create art from or media processes will be suggested and demonstrated, but it is not required to make these. Art materials will be provided to in-person participants, but all participants are welcome to use their own art materials. Carrie Kline, UAS Lead Counselor and Art Therapist, will be available to assist with art making and discussion.
The UAS Art Therapy Group will be held weekly from 11:30 to 12:30 pm by Zoom and in Egan 210. Group will meet weekly from February 1st to April 12th. No group will be held on February 15th or March 15th. Sign up by e-mailing or calling Carrie Kline, 907-796-6465 or Please complete a Group Tele-counseling Consent Form.

Wellness Activities and Workshops

Meditation Basics (Virtual)

The Meditation Basics Workshop will explore what meditation is, how it can help with stress management, and practice ways to meditate (you don’t always have to sit quietly with your eyes closed). This workshop will meet weekly from 9:15 to 9:45 am on Mondays, starting January 30th through April 24th. No Meditation Basics meeting on Monday, March 13th.
Join by Zoom: 89318010881Passcode: 551478