Crow Pass Crossing suspended for 2017
Last Updated ( June 23, 2017 )

The University of Alaska Anchorage announced Friday that it will suspend this year’s Crow Pass Crossing race. The decision followed extensive discussions among university leadership about safety and the university’s responsibility to bring additional communication and medical support resources to the race. The iconic, annual 24-mile mountain run from Girdwood to Eagle River through Crow Pass had been scheduled for July 22.

  
Blackboard upgrade July 1
Last Updated ( June 23, 2017 )

Blackboard will be unavailable on Saturday, July 1st from 5 a.m. – 3 p.m. for an upgrade. Additional information can be found here. The UAA Call Center will be available July 1, 2 and 3, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. and […]

  
Save on annual parking permit during early bird sale, July 6–Aug. 14
Last Updated ( June 22, 2017 )

The UAA Parking Services Early Bird Special is just around the corner, July 6–Aug. 14. Make sure to mark your calendars and save!

  
Athletics season tickets on sale June 26! Special rates for faculty and staff
Last Updated ( June 22, 2017 )

Season tickets for all 2017–18 University of Alaska Anchorage sports go on sale Monday, June 26. New ticket purchases are available at AlaskaAirlinesCenter.com. Renewing patrons for season tickets and the GCI Great Alaska Shootout should receive an email on Monday, […]

  
July events at the UAA Bookstore: Alcan Highway history, UAF Experiment Farm updates and new poetry collections
Last Updated ( June 23, 2017 )

All UAA Bookstore events are informal, free and open to the public. July 2017 events include a discussion of building the Alcan Highway and what’s new at the UAF Experiment Farm.

  
Regents hear FY18 budget plan; approve budget contingency option
Last Updated ( June 23, 2017 )

Striking a relieved but somber tone, University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen presented the university’s FY18 budget to the UA Board of Regents at its June 22 special meeting. On Wednesday, the legislative operating budget conference committee set the university’s […]

  
Registration days for Arts & Sciences students set for June 28 and July 14
Last Updated ( June 22, 2017 )

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Academic Advising Team is holding open academic advising sessions this summer to help students who haven’t yet registered for Fall 2017 classes. Please come join us on Wednesday, June 28 in Rasmuson Hall […]

  
Aeron Chair for Sale
Last Updated ( June 22, 2017 )

Aeron Chair for Sale – Herman Miller authentic Aeron chair, size large, black with black mesh fabric. New hard floor/carpet casters last Spring. $500 OBO. (In case you wonder, these run about $1000-$1200 new, and are hard to get shipped […]

  
Free literary readings July 9–18 during Northern Renaissance Arts & Sciences Series
Last Updated ( June 22, 2017 )

UAA’s MFA program in Creative Writing proudly presents the Northern Renaissance Arts & Sciences Series July 9–18, 2017. All readings begin at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Room 150. Admission and parking are free.

  
Conference committee sets UA budget at $317 million
Last Updated ( June 23, 2017 )

Dear UA Community – Following up on the cautious optimism I expressed yesterday, this afternoon the legislative operating budget conference committee adopted a budget for the University of Alaska, funding us at $317 million unrestricted general funds (UGF). While this […]