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Gain Your Bearing and Chart Your Course to Success!Fall 2012 Orientation group

Full-Time Students are required to attend Orientation. The cost to attend Fall Orientation is $100 and will be billed to your student account automatically for new admitted students who are registered for 12 or more credits. Students registered for less than 12 credits will be billed after you sign-up. This fee covers materials, activities and food during Orientation.

New Student Orientation for the UAS Juneau Campus will be held Thursday August 28th and Friday August 29th, 2014

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is intended to get you familiar with campus and how to navigate the resources available to you at UAS. We strongly recommend you take care of any unfinished enrollment needs prior to attending Orientation.

Wednesday 8/27Thursday 8/28Friday 8/29
Housing Move-inFreshmen & Transfer Orientation - Day 1Freshmen & Transfer Orientation - Day 2
Airport & Ferry pick-ups available, call 907-796-6000 to schedule a pick-up.Parent Orientation 
 Whalewatching 

Post Orientation Activities

Hiking, beachcombing, exploring Juneau – these opportunities and more will be planned the weekend after Orientation. More information will be provided as we get closer to the end of August.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (907) 796-6000 or toll free at 1-877-465-4827.

We look forward to seeing you!

Orientation Sign-up

Information regarding the Orientation schedule and reminders will be sent to the email you provide.

Fall 2014 Parent Orientation

Parents, will you be on campus helping your student get settled into life at UAS this fall? UAS is pleased to offer Parent Orientation on Thursday August 28th, 2014.

Parent Orientation is designed to answer any questions you may have about your son or daughter starting at UAS, as well as meet other parents with similar concerns.

If you would like to join us for Parent Orientation, please fill out the Parent Orientation Sign-up form.

For questions, please contact Julie Staveland at 907-796-6430 or by email at jcstaveland@uas.alaska.edu.

Parent Orientation Schedule

(subject to change)

TIME
ACTIVITIES
9:00 amCheck-in & coffee in the Glacier View room (EG 221)
9:30 amWelcome from Chancellor John Pugh
9:45 amStudent Services Q&A Panel
10:45 amBreak
11:00 amFERPA and Your Student's Academic Record
11;20 amHelping Your Student Succeed
12:00 pmLunch with the Deans
1:00 pmStudent Accounts & Financial Aid
1:45 pmWrap-up
2:00 pmTake a campus tour with a current UAS student (optional)
Parent Orientation Sign-up

Information regarding the Orientation schedule and reminders will be sent to the email you provide.

Student Orientation Spring 2015 Schedule

Full-Time Students are required to attend Orientation. The cost to attend Spring Orientation is $50 and will be billed to your student account automatically for new admitted students who are registered for 12 or more credits. Students registered for less than 12 credits will be billed after they sign-up. This fee covers materials, activities and food during the day of Orientation.

We encourage new students to take care of any unfinished enrollment needs before Orientation. This includes:

  • Registering or making changes to your schedule;
  • Paying for your classes;
  • Purchasing books;
  • Getting your UAS Whale card;

Thursday January 8th, 2015 - Housing move-in

Student Housing is open for move-in for new students. There will be transportation from both the ferry terminal and the airport. If you need transportation from either the ferry terminal or the airport, please contact Julie Staveland at jcstaveland@uas.alaska.edu.

- Subject to Change-

Friday January 9th, 2015

TIME
ACTIVITIES
LOCATION
9:00 amCheck-in and Continental BreakfastMourant Cafeteria
9:30 amWelcome and introductionsEG 112
10:00 amSessions
12:00 pmLunch
12:30 pmSessions
2:30 pm

Wrap-up

3:00 pmOptional Activities
Evening Activities

Saturday January 10th, 2015 - Optional Activities (Yet to be determined, check back for updates)

Orientation Sign-up


New Student Orientation - Juneau Campus

Orientation Mission

The UAS Orientation mission is to assist new students in making a successful transition, academically and socially, into the UAS culture and community.

Orientation Goals and Objectives

The goals of New Student Orientation are:

1. Relationships: for students to begin to cultivate meaningful relationships with members of the UAS community (i.e. advisors, mentors, student life professionals, faculty members, other upper-class students, and fellow first-year students).

2. Academic Processes's: to orient students to UAS academic processes such as reading a class schedule, understanding University terminology, and navigating University online systems and software.

3. Campus Facilities and Services: to orient students to buildings and facilities on the main campus as well as student support services.

Orientation Options

Fall Orientation consists of a 3 day Orientation for students registered for 12 credits or more, a half day Orientation for parents of new college students, and an e-Orientation for new distance students.

Spring Orientation consists of a half day Orientation for new students, and an e-Orientation for new distance students.

Questions?
If you have any questions regarding Juneau Orientation, please don't hesitate to contact us at (907)796-6430 or toll free at 1-877-465-4827 ext. 6430.

We look forward to seeing you!

 
 

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