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Campus buildings are closed for all in-person services. We are continuing to conduct university business and serve students using remote methods. For assistance, please call 907-796-6100 or email: uas.info@alaska.edu. For more COVID-19 information, please see the UA coronavirus information website.

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What to Expect: UAS Fall 2020

UAS is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its students, employees, and visitors impacted by the risk of Coronavirus/COVID-19. In order to prepare for a safe and sustainable fall semester, UAS is implementing modifications to our regular operations. Please check back regularly for updates.

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Fall 2020 Schedule Now Online

Fall Schedule Preview: Monday, March 23

Fall Registration Begins: Monday, April 6 (for UAS students enrolled in a degree program)

Fall Open Registration Begins: Monday, April 20

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UAS Alaska College of Education Receives Full CAEP Accreditation

"...[CAEP accreditation is an] affirmation that the College’s underlying structure is sound and that there is a cohesion among the programs to ensure consistency to the students’ experience.” —Dean Stephen Atwater, Ph.D.

CAEP is the sole nationally recognized accrediting body for educator preparation signifies that the AKCoE has met the rigorous standards set forth for educator preparation.

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UAS Offers Only Business Programs in Alaska to be Accredited by the ACBSP

Based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation evaluates aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support. Belonging to the ACBSP network offers a multitude of benefits to our students. 

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Tidal Echoes Books Mailing Now

Featuring artist Pat Race and playwright Mo Longworth. Purchase your copy of the 2020 edition of Tidal Echoes online—we'll mail it directly to you! Check out author readings, videos, excerpts and more on the Tidal Echoes Launch website. (Order fulfillment managed by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council.)

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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.EDU

The University of Alaska Southeast offers online learning options that fit around your life­ and within your budget.

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Save 25% on Tuition for Career and Technical Courses

Now is a great time to earn your Occupational Endorsement with 25% tuition reduction on selected courses.

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New Service Simplifies Payments

Plan, budget and pay tuition payments on-time, interest free and without any surprises with the TouchNet Payment Plan system. Students and authorized users can enroll in and make payments via direct debit from a bank account or with a credit card.

Don't Miss this Opportunity!  UAS is waiving the enrollment fee on all UAS payment plans during 20/21. Take advantage and spread tuition, fee, and housing costs over the entire semester!

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UAS in the News

UAS Announces Fall Semester 2020 Safety Expectations for Students

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) announced last week it is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for students, employees, and visitors as the 2020-21 academic year begins. Since March 2020 UAS has adapted its learning environment to meet the health and safety concerns of COVID-19. As the new semester begins, UAS has modified classes and services to address the challenges of COVID-19.

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SHI, UAS debut new degree program with arts emphasis

The University of Alaska Southeast, in partnership with Sealaska Heritage Institute, for the first time is offering a new Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis on Northwest Coast arts. The undergraduate program, recently unveiled in the UAS academic catalog for 2020-2021, includes a wide spectrum of classes—from tool-making to design, basketry, and weaving among others.

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A glacial dam near Juneau could burst any time

Scientists, emergency managers and Juneau residents are bracing for an event at the Mendenhall Glacier that could flood a nearby lake and river again. The now-yearly phenomenon is caused by climate change. The important vocabulary word for this story is jökulhlaup — pronounced yo-KOOL-lahp — an Icelandic word for a glacial dam release or flood

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She’s not moving at a glacial pace

New visitor center director leads outreach changes. Plans to greatly expand attractions at the glacier, including having boats transport tourists close enough to touch the face of the glacier, are still in progress, Miranda said, and the environmental assessment of those plans should come out in the fall as planned. Some local residents have opposed all or parts of that plan, saying its impact on the local environment would be too great.

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