Orientation in the UAF Patty Center

New Student Orientation

Attending UAF's New Student Orientation program will help you successfully navigate through the beginning of your UAF experience.

All new students are strongly encouraged to attend New Student Orientation. It is REQUIRED for:

  • First-time, baccalaureate degree-seeking students
  • International students (Undergraduate F-1 Status and International Exchange in J-1 Status)

If you fall into one of the above two categories, you do not need to register. If you are not a mandatory student but would like to attend New Student Orientation please register here

A $115 fall NSO fee will be applied directly to students' accounts, which is settled during regular UAF fee payment at the start of the fall semester. 

A $35 spring NSO fee will be applied directly to students' accounts, which is settled during regular UAF fee payment at the start of the spring semester. 

Refund policy


Fall 2018 New Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 22 - Saturday, August 25, 2018

If you are a first-time baccalaureate degree-seeking student or an international student (undergraduate F-1 Status and International Exchange in J-1 Status), your participation in New Student Orientation is required and you do not need to register. If you are not a mandatory student but would like to attend New Student Orientation, please register here

Participation in fall New Student Orientation requires a $115 fee, applied directly to students' accounts, which is settled during regular UAF fee payment at the start of the fall semester.

Schedule:

Wednesday, August 22

6 a.m.-3 p.m. NSO Shuttle Fairbanks International Airport
  Need a ride? We'll offer continuous shuttle service from the Fairbanks International Airport to the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex. Sign up for the shuttle in advance here.  
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Rev-It-Up Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex
  Your one-stop-shop to check in for New Student Orientation, move into the residence halls, set up email, check on financial aid, buy a parking decal, get a PolarExpress card and more, all in one convenient location. Visit the Department of Residence Life website for more information. 
8 a.m.-3 p.m. ALEKS Placement Testing Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex
  Nearly every program requires a math course and your scores help to place you in math and other core classes that have a math prerequisite. We have a computer lab available to take the assessment and you should plan for 90 minutes to complete. Learn more or take the test in advance here
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Information Station Wood Center mall
  Drop by any time you have a question. If you arrive after 3 p.m., you'll check in for New Student Orientation here. 
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Campus Tours MBS or the Wood Center
  Tours will depart every hour, on the hour, from the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex and the Information Station in the Wood Center. The final tour will depart at 4 p.m. and tours will conclude at their starting point. 
12-12:45 p.m. Student Jobs Wood Center C,D,E,F
  Find out about student employment opportunities including on-campus jobs and internships.
1-1:30 p.m. Alaska Performance Scholarship Wood Center C,D,E,F
  Learn about the nuts and bolts of the Alaska Performance Scholarship, including continued eligibility requirements. 
1:45-2:30 p.m. Making Sense of Money Management Wood Center C,D,E,F
  We'll help you understand options and strategies to make the most of your money.
5-7 p.m. Welcome Barbecue Wood Center Dine Forty-nine
  Mix and mingle with faculty, staff and other students. Bring your family if they're registered for Parent and Family Orientation
6-7 p.m. Honors Program Reception Honors House, 1818 Copper Lane
  Join staff and faculty from the Honors Program at the Honors House. Required for all Honors Program students; parents and family members of honors students are encouraged to attend. 
7-9 p.m. NSO Kickoff and Pep Rally Patty Center, Alaska Airlines Court
  Show your spirit in this blue and gold-filled event that will keep you on your feet, moving and cheering. You'll also meet your orientation leader and get to know the rest of the incoming class.
9-11 p.m. Outdoor Movie - "Solo: A Star Wars Story" Student Recreation Center, Beluga Field (Rain location: Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex, Hess Recreation Center)
  Join young Han Solo on his adventures with a gang of galactic smugglers.

Thursday, August 23

8-9 a.m. Breakfast and Group Time Wood Center, Dine Forty-nine
  Enjoy breakfast with your NSO small group. Be sure to check with your orientation leader to find out where your group will be meeting.
8-9:15 a.m. First-Generation Breakfast Wood Center ballroom
  Are you the first person in your family to go to college? Connect with other first-generation college students and their families to learn about dedicated support services for first-generation students. Cosponsored by Student Support Services and the Nanook Diversity and Action Center.
8:30-10:30 a.m. Student Success Resource Fair Fine Arts Complex, Regents' Great Hall
  Meet the offices and programs at UAF that will help you achieve your academic and personal goals. 
10:30 a.m.-noon Academic Induction Fine Arts Complex, Salisbury Theatre
  Academic Induction signifies your formal entry into the community of learners at UAF and will welcome you to #NanookNation.
11:45 a.m.-3 p.m. ACT Residual Gruening Building 211, Testing Services 
  The ACT residual test is available for bachelor's degree-seeking students who have not yet submitted ACT or SAT. Please register in advance with Testing Services. Bring $60 in exact change, photo identification and an approved calculator. 
Noon-1:30 p.m. Academic Lunch Wood Center Dine Forty-nine
  Connect with the faculty of UAF in a casual setting as you enjoy a meal together.
1:45-3 p.m. Academic Open House Various locations
 

Meet the faculty, staff and students in your school or college and learn more about your academic program.

College of Engineering and Mines Engineering Learning and Innovation Facility 301/305
College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences O'Neill Building 201
College of Liberal Arts Wood Center ballroom
College of Natural Science and Mathematics Murie building, auditorium
Community and Technical College Gruening Building 306
Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development Brooks Building 315
General Studies/Undeclared Bunnell Building, Schaible Auditorium
School of Education Gruening Building 718
School of Management Duckering Building 252
School of Natural Resources and Extension O'Neill Building 305
3-5 p.m. Title IX and You Fine Arts Complex, Salisbury Theatre
  Join us for an honest conversation about gender equity, healthy relationships and safety. Attendance at this session exempts students from required online Title IX training
5-6:30 p.m. Dinner and Group Time Wood Center, Dine Forty-nine
  Join your orientation group for dinner to socialize and discuss the day's events. 
6:30-7:30 p.m. Living on the EDGE: Skarland Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex, Hess Recreation Center
  Connect with other students living on campus and learn about your responsibilities as a member of UAF's residential community. Mandatory for all Skarland Hall students. 
6:30-7:30 p.m. Commuter Student Connections Wood Center, Arctic Java
  Living off campus? Connect with other commuters and learn how to stay connected to campus life. Free milkshakes!
8-9 p.m. Living on the EDGE: Moore Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex, Hess Recreation Center
  Connect with other students living on campus and learn about your responsibilities as a member of UAF's residential community. Mandatory for all Moore Hall students. 
10-11:30 p.m. Mission IMPROVable Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex, Hess Recreation Center
  This improv comedy team is guaranteed to make you laugh and invite you to join in on the fun of this interactive show. Co-sponsored by the Student Activities Office
11:59 p.m.-2 a.m. Fred Meyer College Night Fred Meyer West, 3755 Airport Way, Fairbanks
  Take advantage of special deals and giveaways just for UAF students! Shuttle buses will run between the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex and Fred Meyer West. Be sure to bring your PolarExpress card. 

Friday, August 24

9 a.m.-noon International Student Orientation Bunnell Building, Schaible Auditorium
  Orientation for new international students coordinated by the Office of International Programs and Initiatives. Mandatory for all international students.
9-10 a.m. Breakfast and Group Time Wood Center, Dine Forty-nine
  Enjoy breakfast with your NSO small group. Be sure to check with your orientation leader to find out where your group will be meeting. 
10-11 a.m. Academics 101 Fine Arts Complex, Salisbury Theatre
  Learn what it takes to succeed in the classroom and get introduced to the programs, offices and services that will support your studies.
11 a.m.-noon Academics 102 Gruening Building classrooms
  Dive deeper into what it means to be a collegiate scholar and learn about your academic responsibilities. Your orientation leader will guide you to your group's classroom meeting location.
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch and Group Time Wood Center Dine Forty-nine
  Eat lunch with your orientation group. Check with your orientation leader to find out where to meet.
1-3 p.m. Information Sessions Various locations
  Choose from a menu of information session on topics like campus life, study abroad opportunities, scholarships and financial aid, undergraduate research and scholarly activity, and more. Five concurrent 30-minute sessions will be offered from 1-1:30 p.m., 1:40-2:10 p.m., and 2:20-2:50 p.m.
3-5 p.m. Nanook Community Values Fine Arts Complex, Salisbury Theatre
  Learn what's expected of you as a member of the UAF community and how you can take an active role in ensuring everyone feels safe and supported at UAF.
5-6 p.m. Dinner and Group Time Wood Center, Dine Forty-nine
  Have dinner with your orientation group and discuss the day's events.
6:30-7:30 p.m. The Price is Too High Wood Center ballroom
  Compete for prizes and learn about your student rights and responsibilities as a student in this interactive game show.
7:30-11 p.m. Wood Center Late Nighter Wood Center
  Have a ton of fun in the hub of campus activity. Open mic, free bowling, free pizza, root beer floats and giveaways. Featuring comedian Michael Palascak from 9-10 p.m.

Saturday, August 25

9-10 a.m. Breakfast and Group Time Wood Center, Dine Forty-nine
  Enjoy breakfast with your orientation group.
10 a.m.-noon Nanook Quest Start at the Wood Center mall
  After breakfast, compete against other orientation groups in a campus-wide scavenger hunt. Bring your class schedule to locate your classrooms along the way.
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch and Group Time Wood Center, Dine Forty-nine
  Eat lunch with your orientation group.
1-3 p.m. Nanooks Care Wood Center ballroom
  Being in college can be stressful. You'll be balancing classes, new relationships, homesickness, finances and the other pressures of college life. Learn ways to take care of yourself and your fellow Nanooks.
3-4 p.m. UA Scholars Orientation Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex, Hess Recreation Center
  Mandatory for all UA Scholars.
3:30-7 p.m. NSO Closing Celebration Student Recreation Center
  Celebrate the end of New Student Orientation and the start of your first year as a Nanook with free food, games, prizes, rock climbing and more. 
7-9 p.m. The C-Word: Consent Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex, Hess Recreation Center
  Join the team behind Mission IMPROVable for The C-Word: Consent -- a frank, difficult and needed conversation about sex and consent. Cosponsored by the Nanook Diversity and Action Council
9-11 p.m. Karaoke Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex, Hess Recreation Center
  Sing your heart out or sit back and watch. No talent required. 

Download a printable, at-a-glance schedule. You'll receive the full schedule when you check in for New Student Orientation.

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Parent and Family Orientation

Wednesday, August 22 - Thursday, August 23, 2018

Parent and Family Orientation is a two-day program for parents and other family members of new UAF students. Register here.

Schedule:

Wednesday, August 22

6 a.m.-3 p.m. NSO Shuttle Fairbanks International Airport
  Need a ride? We'll offer continuous shuttle service from the Fairbanks International Airport to the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex. Sign up for the shuttle in advance here.  
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Rev-It-Up and Check-In Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex (MBS)
  Your student's one-stop-shop to check in for New Student Orientation, move into the residence halls, set up their UAF email account, check on financial aid, buy a parking decal, get their PolarExpress card and more, all in one convenient location. Visit the Department of Residence Life website for more information. 
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Information Station Wood Center mall
  Drop by anytime you have a question. If you arrive after 3 p.m., your student will check in for New Student Orientation here. 
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Campus Tours Depart from the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex lobby and Wood Center mall
  Tours will depart every hour, on the hour, from the Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Comples and the Information Station in the Wood Center. The final tour will depart at 4 p.m. and tours will conclude at their starting point. 
12-12:45 p.m. Student Jobs Wood Center C,D,E,F
  Find out about student employment opportunities including on-campus jobs and internships.
1-1:30 p.m. Alaska Performance Scholarship Wood Center C,D,E,F
  Learn about the nuts and bolts of the Alaska Performance Scholarship, including requirements for continued eligibility.
1:45-2:30 p.m. Making Sense of Money Management Wood Center C,D,E,F
  We'll help you understand options and strategies to make the most of your money.
2:30-3 p.m. Parent and Family Orientation Check-In Wood Center ballroom
  Check in for Parent and Family Orientation.
3-3:30 p.m. Parent and Family Orientation Welcome Wood Center ballroom
  Meet UAF's leadership and learn what to expect during New Student Orientation.
3:30-4:15 p.m. Taking Care of Business Wood Center ballroom
  Representatives from the Department of Residence Life, the Office of Admissions, the Office of the Registrar, Bursar's Office, Office of Financial Aid and Dining Services will be available to answer your questions.
4:15-5 p.m. Student Safety and Support Wood Center ballroom
  UAF takes your student's safety seriously. Find out about the ways we support your student's physical and mental health, hear about our approach to educating students about Title IX and healthy relationships and learn how we will educate them to make healthy choices in regards to alcohol and drugs. 
5-7 p.m. Welcome Barbecue Wood Center, Dine Forty-nine
  Mix and mingle with faculty, staff and other students and their families. The cost of the barbecue is included in your registration fee. 
6-7 p.m. Honors Program Reception Honors House, 1818 Copper Lane
  Join staff and faculty from the Honors Program at the Honors House. Required for all Honors Program students; parents and family members of honors students are encouraged to attend. 
7-9 p.m. Parent and Family Social Wood Center Pub
  Unwind in a casual environment with the administrators, staff and faculty who will be educating and supporting your student. Light refreshments will be provided; beer and wine available to purchase. Must be 21+ to enter. Sponsored by the UAF Alumni Association

Thursday, August 23

8-9 a.m. Breakfast Wood Center, Dine Forty-nine
  The cost of breakfast is included in your registration.
8-9:15 a.m. First-Generation Breakfast Wood Center ballroom
  Is your student the first person in your family to go to college? Connect with other first-generation college students and their families to learn about dedicated support services for first-generation students. Cosponsored by Student Support Services and the Nanook Diversity and Action Center.
8:30-10:30 a.m. Student Success Resource Fair Fine Arts Complex, Regents' Great Hall
  Meet the offices and programs at UAF that will help your student achieve their academic and personal goals. 
10:30 a.m.-noon Academic Induction Salisbury Theatre, Fine Arts Complex
  Academic Induction signifies your student's formal entry into the community of learners at UAF and will welcome you to #NanookNation.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Academic Lunch Wood Center Dine Forty-nine
  Connect with the faculty of UAF in a casual setting as you enjoy a meal together.
1:45-3 p.m. Academic Open House Various Locations
 

Meet the faculty, staff and students in your student's school or college and learn more about their academic program. 

College of Engineering and Mines Engineering Learning and Innovation Facility 301/305
College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences O'Neill Building 201
College of Liberal Arts Wood Center ballroom
College of Natural Science and Mathematics Murie Building, auditorium
Community and Technical College Gruening Building 306
Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development Brooks Building 315
General Studies/Undeclared Bunnell Building, Schaible auditorium
School of Education Gruening Building 718
School of Management Duckering Building 252
School of Natural Resources and Extension O'Neill Building 305
3-4 p.m. Partnering for Student Success Wood Center ballroom
  Learn ways you can partner with the university to ensure your student's success.
4-5 p.m. Student Panel Wood Center ballroom
  Speak with a panel of current students to learn what student life is like and how their families encourage and support them. 

Download a printable, at-a-glance schedule. You'll receive the full schedule when you check in for Parent and Family Orientation. 

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Transfer Student Orientation

Friday, August 24, 2018

Transfer Student Orientation is an accelerated, one-day program designed to help transfer students translate their previous college experience to UAF. Register here. Participation in Transfer Student Orientation is highly recommended for all transfer students. 

Transfer Student Orientation Schedule

9-10 a.m. Check-In and Breakfast Wood Center ballroom
  Check in for Transfer Student Orientation, pick up your materials for the day and grab a bite to eat.
10-11 a.m. Success at UAF: Making the Transition Wood center ballroom
  Translate your previous college experience to UAF and learn about the offices and programs at UAF here to help you succeed. 
11 a.m.-noon Campus Tour Depart from Wood Center ballroom
  Take a tour of campus to learn where your classrooms and other important UAF programs and resources are located. 
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch  Wood Center Dine Forty-nine
  Get to know transfer credit and admissions staff over lunch. Ask questions about your classes, campus life and life in Fairbanks.  
1-3 p.m. Information Sessions Various locations
  Choose from a menu of information sessions on topics like campus life, study abroad opportunities, scholarships and financial aid, undergraduate research and scholarly activity and more. Five concurrent 30-minute sessions will be offered from 1-1:30 p.m., 1:40-2:10 p.m., and 2:20-2:50 p.m.
3-5 p.m. Nanook Community Values Salisbury Theatre, Fine Arts Complex
  Learn what's expected of you as a member of the UAF community and how you can take an active role in ensuring everyone feels safe and supported at UAF.
Please stick around for these optional evening activities:
5-6 p.m. Dinner Wood Center Dine Forty-nine
  Dinner is included with your registration.
6:30-7:30 p.m. The Price is Too High Wood Center ballroom
  Compete for prizes and learn about your student rights and responsibilities in this interactive game show.
7:30-11 p.m. Wood Center Late Nighter Wood Center
  Have a ton of fun in the hub of campus activity. Open mic, free bowling, free pizza, root beer floats and giveaways. Featuring comedian Michael Palascak from 9-10 p.m.

Download a printable schedule. 

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Student Veteran Orientation

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Student veterans, active-duty members of the military and others using VA education benefits are invited to participate in this specialized orientation program. Student Veteran Orientation begins with a welcome social on August 22 and participants are encouraged to take part in the full New Student Orientation schedule or participate in one of the condensed schedules listed below: 

  • Group A: Students without prior college experience. 
  • Group B: Students with prior college experience. 

Register here.

Student Veteran Orientation Schedule - Group A

The Group A schedule is intended for students who do not have prior college experience or who have only taken classes online. 

Wednesday, August 22
8 a.m.-3 p.m. ALEKS and Accuplacer Testing eLearning computer lab, 131 Bunnell Building
  Drop-in ALEKS and Accuplacer testing for students who have not yet completed these tests. 
5-6:30 p.m. Welcome Barbecue Wood Center Dine Forty-Nine
  Mix and mingle with faculty, staff and other students and their families.
6:30-8 p.m. Student Veteran Welcome Social Wood Center ballroom  
  Meet administrators, faculty and others committed to supporting the success of student veterans, active duty military students and other military-affiliated students at UAF
Thursday, August 23
8-9:15 a.m. First Generation Breakfast Wood Center ballroom
  Are you the first person in your family to go to college? Connect with other first-generation college students and their families to learn about dedicated support services for first-generation students. Cosponsored by Student Support Services and the Nanook Diversity and Action Center.
8:30-10 a.m. Student Success Resource Fair Regents' Great Hall, Fine Arts Complex
  Meet the offices and programs at UAF that will help you achieve your academic and personal goals. 
10:30 a.m.-noon Academic Induction Salisbury Theatre, Fine Arts Complex
  Academic Induction signifies your formal entry into the community of learners at UAF and will welcome you to #NanookNation.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Academic Lunch Wood Center
  Connect with the faculty of UAF in a casual setting as you enjoy a meal together.
1:45-3 p.m. Academic Open House Various
  Meet the faculty, staff and students in your school or college and learn more about your academic program. Alternatively, visit the Department of Military and Veterans Services in Eielson 104.  
3-5 p.m. Title IX and You Salisbury Theatre, Fine Arts Complex
  Join us for an honest conversation about gender equity, healthy relationships and safety. Attendance at this session exempts students from online Title IX training  
Friday, August 24
8-9:30 a.m. Campus Tour Flag circle outside of the Bunnell Building
    Join your sponsor for a campus tour. Rain location: Signers' Hall lobby.
10-11 a.m. Academics 101 Salisbury Theatre, Fine Arts Complex
    Learn what it takes to succeed in the classroom and get introduced to the programs, offices and services that will support your studies.
11 a.m.-noon Academics 102 Various
  Dive deeper into what it means to be a collegiate scholar and learn about your academic responsibilities. Your orientation leader will guide you to your group's classroom meeting location.
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch Wood Center Dine Forty-nine
  Connect with staff from the Office of the Registrar, Office of Admissions and the Department of Military and Veteran Services for lunch. 
1-3 p.m. Information Sessions Gruening Building, various classrooms
  Choose from a menu of information session on topics like campus life, study abroad opportunities, scholarships and financial aid, undergraduate research and scholarly activity, and more. Five concurrent 30-minute sessions will be offered from 1-1:30 p.m., 1:40-2:10 p.m., and 2:20-2:50 p.m.
3-5 p.m. Nanook Community Values Salisbury Theatre, Fine Arts Complex
  Learn what's expected of you as a member of the UAF community and how you can take an active role in ensuring everyone feels safe and supported at UAF.
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Student Veteran Orientation Schedule - Group B

The Group B schedule is intended for students with prior college experience.

Wednesday, August 22
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. ALEKS and Accuplacer Testing eLearning computer lab, 131 Bunnell Building
  Drop-in ALEKS and Accuplacer testing for students who have not yet completed these tests. 
5-6:30 p.m. Welcome Barbecue Wood Center Dine Forty-nine
  Mix and mingle with faculty, staff and other students. Dinner is included with your registration. 
6:30-8 p.m. Student Veteran Welcome Social Wood Center ballroom
  Meet administrators, faculty and others committed to supporting the success of student veterans, active duty military students and other military-affiliated students at UAF.
Friday, August 24
8-9:30 a.m. Campus Tour  Flag Circle in front of the Bunnell Building
  Meet your sponsor and take a tour of campus. Rain location: Signers' Hall lobby.  
After the campus tour, Student Veteran Orientation participants are invited to transition to Transfer Student Orientation.
9:30-10 a.m. Check-In for Transfer Student Orientation Wood Center ballroom
    Check in for Transfer Student Orientation. 
10-11 a.m. Success at UAF: Making the Transition Wood Center ballroom
   Translate your previous college experience to UAF and learn about the offices and programs at UAF here to help you succeed.
11 a.m.-noon Taking Care of Business Depart from Wood Center ballroom
  While other participants in Transfer Student Orientation take a campus tour, your Student Veteran Orientation sponsor will meet you to take you to the bookstore, to get your PolarExpress card and take care of any other outstanding business. 
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch Wood Center Dine Forty-Nine
  Join staff from the Office of the Registrar, Office of Admissions and the Department of Military and Veteran Services for lunch.  
1-3 p.m. Information Sessions Gruening Building, various classrooms
  Choose from a menu of information sessions on topics like campus life, study abroad opportunities, scholarships and financial aid, undergraduate research and scholarly activity and more. Five concurrent 30-minute sessions will be offered from 1-1:30 p.m., 1:40-2:10 p.m., and 2:20-2:50 p.m.
3-5 p.m. Nanook Community Values Salisbury Theatre, Fine Arts Complex
    Learn what's expected of you as a member of the UAF community and how you can take an active role in ensuring everyone feels safe and supported at UAF.
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Online Orientation

UAF Online Orientation will introduce you to the tools and information necessary to make a smooth transition to UAF. Nine interactive modules give you the tools for success through a mix of text, videos, games and quizzes. Complete on your own time before your first semester at UAF.

Online orientation is not intended to replace in-person orientation and completion of online orientation cannot be substituted for required participation in New Student Orientation.


International Student Orientation

Friday, August 24, 2018
9 a.m.-noon
Bunnell Building, Schaible Auditorium

New Student Orientation is required for all incoming international students in F-1 or J-1 status. A specialized International Student Orientation takes place during New Student Orientation and is designed specifically for international students to cover topics related to cultural adjustment, immigration compliance and more.

For additional questions about International Student Orientation, please contact the UAF Office of International Programs & Initiatives.


Graduate Student Orientation 

Orientation for new graduate students is coordinated by the Graduate School and new graduate students should plan to attend Graduate Student Orientation from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, August 24 in Schaible Auditorium. Teaching assistant training will follow from 3:30-5 p.m. in Schaible Auditorium.  


Getting Here for New Student Orientation

Whether you're arriving by road, train or plane, finding your way to campus is easy. Click here for more information on getting to campus, finding a hotel room, or arranging a shuttle to campus. 


Refund Policy

Refunds are only granted when you are not required to attend NSO and/or with a written statement from the mandated student stating why they are unable to attend NSO. All requests will be considered at the discretion of the NSO Coordinator. Please contact the NSO office with any questions or concerns.


Contact New Student Orientation

Ronnie Houchin
Transition Programs Coordinator

rshouchin@alaska.edu
907-474-7500

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