Other Educational Opportunities

Study Exchanges

Students are encouraged to explore educational experiences through a number of education abroad and national or international student exchange opportunities.

Students Going Abroad

Education Abroad Coordinator
(907) 786-1720


The education abroad coordinator serves out-bound students, helping them identify international education opportunities that meet their goals.  Early in their studies, students should seek counsel from their academic advisors as well as the education abroad coordinator to identify programs that offer the best fit academically and personally. For more information, go to the Education Abroad website.

International Exchange Students Coming to UAA

Office of Admissions
Enrollment Services Center
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1573


UAA International Student Services (ISS) serves in-bound exchange students. The Office of Admissions is the liaison between the University of Alaska Anchorage, the Department of State and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agencies with the responsibility for issuing required documentation for incoming international students.

National Student Exchange

Eileen Moring, NSE Coordinator
Enrollment Services Center
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-0525


The National Student Exchange is a unique, not-for-profit consortium of nearly 200 accredited, baccalaureate granting colleges and universities within the United States, Canada, Guam, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. For more information, contact the UAA Office of the Registrar or visit the NSE website.

Academic Programming & Support for Military & Veteran Students

UAA supports military personnel and their families throughout the UAA service area through UAA Military Programs. With two locations on Joint Base Elmendorf/Richardson (JBER), UAA offers courses for active-duty, National Guard and Reserve personnel; their spouses and dependents; and Department of Defense civilian personnel.

Course offerings are designed to meet military and veteran students’ academic goals, including transferable general education courses, courses that support the completion of the Community College of the Air Force degrees, and courses that apply toward a range of UAA programs. In addition, staff at both locations can assist students with enrollment in any of UAA's extensive online course and program offerings.

UAA is an ArmyIgnitEd school and participates in the Air Force Education Portal and the My Career Advancement Program offered to spouses. UAA accepts DSST and CLEP exams and evaluates military training for degree-seeking students.

Courses at Elmendorf are offered at:

4109 Bullard Ave., Suite 105
JBER-Elmendorf, AK 99506

Courses at Fort Richardson are offered at:

Building 7 Chilkoot Ave., Room 228
JBER-Richardson, AK 99505

Military and Veteran Student Services at UAA


Military and Veteran Student Services (MVSS) is the first point of contact at UAA for service members, veterans, and their families. In addition to connecting students to the service they need, the office directly assists students in completing military or veteran specific paperwork, using military tuition assistance and requesting evaluation of military credit, among other things.

Professional Development and Continuing Education

Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

(907) 786-1933

Quality professional learning enriches the knowledge and skills of educators and improves the educational experiences of all students. Therefore, the PACE Office partners with UAA academic units, schools, professional societies and other organizations to support learning opportunities such as 500-level courses and academies. The flexible structure of PACE allows for rapid response to the dynamic learning needs of educators and related services professionals around the state.

Secondary Programs

Dual Enrollment

UAA partners with school districts throughout Southcentral Alaska and across the state to provide transformational opportunities for high school students to earn college credit, with the goals of increasing access to post-secondary education, closing equity gaps, and improving overall student outcomes for the State of Alaska.

UAA’s innovative approaches to dual enrollment align with national best practices, such as UAA’s Middle College Schools, and they also meet immediate local needs, such as the Jump Start programs, the Aviation Summer Academy and the Certified Nurse Aid program.

To find out more about these many opportunities, go to UAA’s dual enrollment website.