UAS Books and Merchandise
UAS Ketchikan students must order textbooks from MBS Direct or the bookstore of their choice. We do not mail textbooks. Juneau courses with a section number of JD1 or UJ1 and Sitka courses with a section number of UT1 or TD1 also use the MBS Direct Bookstore. Orders can be placed by phone, mail, or online. Students should place their orders early (generally 7 to 10 days before class starts) to allow time for shipping.
Besides text books, the UAS Bookstore in Ketchikan also carries insignia clothing. Visit the UAS Bookstore in Ketchikan at 2600 7th Ave., call 907-228-4511 or 907-228-4501, or email email@example.com.
Clothing and other merchandise are available through the Ketchikan Bookstore or the UAS Bookstore by the Bay in Juneau. Ketchikan graduates may order graduation apparel, invitations and diploma frames on line from the UAS Bookstore by the Bay in Juneau. Visit the bookstore on the Web, call 907-796-6259, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition Management Systems
If you would like to pay your education expenses monthly, use the interest-free monthly payment option offered by our partner, Tuition Management Systems. The payment plan is available for a small enrollment fee and includes personal account service, automated account information 24 hours a day, and access to your account through their Website. For more information on payment options, education loans, free education payment counseling, please visit the Tuition Management Systems website at www.afford.com. You may also call them toll-free at 1-800-356-8329.
Financial aid is available in three forms: grants and scholarships (not repaid), educational loans (repaid), and part-time student jobs. Students should contact the Financial Aid Office located in the Advising Office for information and application materials or check the Website at uas.alaska.edu/financial_aid.
Senior Citizen Waiver
UA Board of Regents policy waives regular tuition for Alaska residents 66 years of age or the age of full Social Security retirement benefits. You are eligible to utilize the Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver and enroll in UAS courses if:
- you are a permanent resident of Alaska;
- you are eligible to receive full Social Security retirement benefits; and
- there is space (i.e. no wait list) in the class or classes you want.
Do not register until the first day of instruction if you are using a senior tuition waiver. You must meet both age and residency requirements by one of the following dates to be eligible for the corresponding semester: September 1 for fall; January 1 for spring; May 1 for summer. Reimbursements will not be made to senior citizens who pay for a course and then request a waiver. Please call (907) 796-6267 for more information.
Located upstairs in the Ziegler Building the Learning Center provides free tutoring and testing support. Hours for the Learning Center are posted on their Website.
Most English and mathematics classes have specific prerequisites that require placement testing. Newly admitted students and those who have not previously met those requirements will need to take placements tests. Placement testing is available through the Learning Center and on-line, available to distance students. Placements tests may also be required for certain computer classes. Non-degree-seeking students wishing to take mathematics and English classes must also meet prerequisites, which may require completion of the UAS placement tests.
All degree-seeking students should meet with an advisor prior to registration. An academic advisor can ensure that you are placed in the correct class based on your placement test and help you determine which courses are most appropriate for your degree program. Non-degree-seeking students are also welcome to meet with the advisors in the Student Resource Center. Appointments are highly recommended, though walk-in advising is available daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Equal Education and Employment Policy
It is the policy of the University to provide equal education and employment opportunities and to provide service and benefits to all students and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran. This policy is in accordance with the laws enforced by the Department of Education and the Department of Labor, including Presidential Executive Order 11246, as amended, Title VI and Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Public Health Service Act of 1971, the Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the 14th Amendment, EEOC’s Sex Discrimination Guidelines, and the Alaska Statutes 18.80.220 and 14.18. Inquiries regarding application of these and other regulations should be directed to the University’s Affirmative Action Director, the Office of Civil Rights (Department of Education, Washington, DC), or the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (Department of Labor, Washington, DC).
For information, contact:
Coordinator, Section 504 and Title IX
University of Alaska Southeast, Personnel Services
11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801-8675
Telephone: (907) 796-6473
It is the responsibility of the individual student to become familiar with the policies and regulations of UAS which are printed in the academic catalog. The responsibility for meeting all graduation requirements rests with the student. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in the academic catalog. However, the University of Alaska Southeast Catalog is not a contract but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University reserves the right to change or withdraw courses; to change the fees, rules and calendar for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and to change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.