Please note: The Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Education and in Elementary Education, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificates in Early Childhood and in Elementary Education, the Graduate Certificate in Special Education (K-12) initial licensure track, the Master of Arts in Teaching, and the Master of Education in Early Childhood Special Education initial licensure track no longer hold specialized accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) as of December 31, 2018.

The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Communications voluntarily withdrew from specialized accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Emergency Preparedness

Should there be an immediate threat to the health or safety of the campus community, UAA will issue an alert to students and staff through the Incident Management Team on your campus. This notification may occur via text message, telephone, email, website updates, broadcasts over campus telephones, and/or UAA social media. Students and employees can customize how the University contacts them by updating their profile information and adding a text and mobile phone number at:

To see a copy of UAA’s emergency procedures for different types of scenarios, such as earthquakes, active shooters, or volcanic ash fall, go to:

Then, click on UAA Emergency Operations Plan.