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Guest Housing

Note for Ironman Alaska Participants: UAS Guest Housing is fully booked for Ironman 2022. Please visit the Travel Juneau website for information about participant lodging, transportation, and more.

Summer Guest Housing

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Thank you for exploring options to stay with us at the University of Alaska Southeast! As an institution of higher education, we are fortunate to have the opportunity to extend our hospitality to other educational groups and community partners, in accordance with our institutional objectives.

If you would like to inquire about a group stay larger than 4 individuals that may include other reservations or services on campus including classroom reservation or catering, please contact our Guest Services Coordinator, Kayla Sweitzer via email at krhood@alaska.edu

Unit Types and Rates

We have two unit types to choose from for individuals including private rooms and shared rooms. All units are apartment-style with a shared kitchen, bathroom, living room, and dining room. Rates are per person, per night. 

Unit type and rates table
Private BedroomShared Bedroom*Shared Bedroom Buyout
Recreational Guests$60$45$90
Academic Guests$50$35$70

* In order to qualify for the shared bedroom rate, two individuals must reside in the bedroom. If you elect to live in a shared bedroom on your own, you will be charged the "Shared Bedroom Buyout" rate.

Guest Types

Recreational guests are members of the public or patrons not directly affiliated with the University of Alaska in an academic capacity. This also includes individuals who are affiliated with the University but their stay does not coincide with an academic engagement.
Academic Guests are affiliated, sponsored, or enrolled in a University of Alaska program, activity, or coursework that occurs during the requested stay in housing.

Guest Apartment

We also have one Guest Apartment: a two-bedroom apartment up-fitted with higher quality furnishings and a kitchen stocked with basic cooking implements, flatware, and place settings. This Guest Apartment is available year-round and a great option for visiting faculty, guest lecturers, prospective students and families, and others. The rate for this unit is $100 per night.

Policies and Amenities

COVID-19 Adjustments

Additional protective measures are in place due to COVID-19. Please review our COVID restrictons and policies closely.

Guest housing patrons are expected to attest that they have either (1) been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, (2) have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of arrival, or (3) have recently recovered from COVID-19 in the last 90 days. Refusal to provide a COVID-19 attestation will result in a cancellation of your stay without a refund.

Only guests 21 years of age or older may consume or be in possession of alcohol in the privacy of their own unit, and only when only all occupants of that unit are over 21, unless the underage occupants are direct family members. Residence Halls are alcohol-free regardless of age. No possession or consumption is allowed in the presence of minors or outdoors.

As an institution of higher education, we promote personal wellness through healthy lifestyle choices and strive to maintain an environment that encourages courtesy and respect towards others, as well as being reflective of our institutional values. As such, we take these policy violations seriously.

Check-In begins after 3 p.m. on day of arrival. Check-In location is dependent upon your placement. Guests staying in John Pugh Hall will check-in at that location at 11090 Auke Lake Way. This building is secured for access by swipe-card only and guests checking in outside of desk operation hours of that location (12–5 p.m.) will need to call 907-209-6539 for assistance. Guests staying in Banfield Hall and apartment units will check in at the Housing Lodge at 4300 University Drive. Guests checking in outside of desk operation hours of this location (9 a.m.–10 p.m.) will need to call 907-209-6539 for assistance. 

CheckIns after 10PM will result in an additional fee of $25.

Check-Out should be completed by Noon on day of departure. Upon departure, remove all trash and personal belongings, ensure all doors are locked, and return keys. Key drop boxes are present for your convenience.

The possession, use, or sale of marijuana or any illegal substance on the UAS campus is prohibited.

As an institution of higher education, we promote personal wellness through healthy lifestyle choices and strive to maintain an environment that encourages courtesy and respect towards others, as well as being reflective of our institutional values. As such, we take these policy violations seriously.

The fire/smoke detectors in our units are sensitive. Please use the exhaust hood above the oven/stove range when cooking in the kitchens. If the fire alarms go off within your building, all guests are expected to evacuate the building and await official notification from staff to re-enter units.

A linen pack -- with sheets, towels, bathmats, and washcloths, as well as a blanket and pillow are provided for each bed space with rental. Other items may be requested for an additional fee, such as extra pillows, blankets, and towels. Housekeeping service is not provided. Guests may exchange their linens for a fresh linen pack for a fee or they can launder their own.

The central community Housing Lodge contains the guest services desk, a TV room with cable access and DVR, various study areas, meeting rooms, and laundry facilities. Free wireless internet access is provided throughout the entire Housing complex and in all units. Groups should be aware that the Housing Lodge is a community resource and that reservations for this space are not always available in an effort to maintain accessibility to all of our residents and guests.

Free wireless internet access is provided. Note: Copyright infringement is easily detected and is taken very seriously. Wireless access may be restricted if such violations are detected.

Kitchen supplies, i.e. cookware and utensils, are not provided with the apartments. Vacuums, brooms, plungers, cleaning supplies, and toilet paper are provided at desk locations free of charge. Guests are requested to submit a photo ID (i.e. drivers license, student ID) which will be held in exchange for equipment usage.

We have community laundry facilities in Housing that require pre-loaded swipe-cards, which can be purchased at desk locations. A wash and dry cycle costs $3 per load.

Replacement fees are $100 for room keys, $25 for mailbox keys, and $10 for swipe-cards. For guest safety, lost keys and cards should be reported promptly.

If you are sending packages ahead of your arrival, please call to let us know to expect them. If we are unaware of a package or mail arrival, it may be returned to sender. All mail is kept at the Lodge Desk and will be available upon request during regular business hours. Mail is sorted daily by 5 p.m.. Should you choose to receive mail on-site, please use the address:

[Your Name]
Guest Housing Stay
4300 University Drive
Juneau, AK 99801

Full payment is expected upon arrival. We will gladly accept most credit and debit card issuers and networks. Checks and journal vouchers are also an acceptable form of payment. We are a 100% cash-free operation.

Quiet hours begin at 10 p.m. and will be enforced both indoors and outdoors. Additionally, we uphold a 24-hour courtesy policy for the entire UAS Housing community. We understand that guests are here for various reasons in the summer months, but we have many students completing summer course work. First and foremost, it is our mission to provide an atmosphere supportive of those endeavors.

All refund and cancellation requests must be received in writing - email is acceptable. A cancellation fee equal to one night’s stay will apply to reservations cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival. Once checked in, guests will not receive a refund greater than 50% of prepaid, unused nights stay.

Resident Advisors are trained student, paraprofessional staff members who serve as guest service agents as well as maintain university and Housing policy. They assist with check-ins, lockouts, noise complaints, policy violations, crisis response, and much more. A Resident Advisor is always on-duty, and there is always a professional staff member on-duty to support them. Please contact the Resident Advisor On-Duty at 907-209-6539.

Smoking and tobacco use is prohibited on all University of Alaska property both indoor and outdoors, including all residential units. Smoking in the unit will result in a $250 fine for cleaning charges.

As an institution of higher education, we promote personal wellness through healthy lifestyle choices and strive to maintain an environment that encourages courtesy and respect towards others, as well as being reflective of our institutional values. As such, we take these policy violations seriously.

Due to the presence of bears and other wildlife, guests should never leave trash outside. Additional trash bags may be requested at desk locations. Recycling disposal is also available.