UAF benefits

The Alumnus newsletter

UAFAA members will receive The Alumnus newsletter, which is full of information about alumni programs, events and campus activities. The printed newsletter is published twice a year and is mailed only to UAFAA members.

Subscribe to the Alumnus


Discounted tickets to Nanook sport events

UAFAA members receive a discount of $1 on admission to all UAF men's and women's basketball and women's volleyball games at the Patty Center.


Outdoor Adventures

UAFAA members receive student rates on trips booked through the UAF Outdoor Adventures program.


Wood Center facilities

All UAF alumni have access to the Wood Center, which features the The Pub, bowling alley, showers and laundry facility.


Theatre UAF tickets

Theatre UAF offers alumni ticket prices for all its performances. For ticket information, contact the UAF Theatre Department at 907-474-7751.


University of Alaska library system

All alumni may use the university libraries on all campuses. Alumni who live in Fairbanks can get a Noel Wien Public Library card and use that to check out materials at the UAF Rasmuson Library. On-campus access to many reference sources is available through the Rasmuson Library website at http://library.uaf.edu.

Dues-paying members of the UAFAA also receive privileges through the Interlibrary Loan program. Find out more!


Student Recreation Center

Active UAF Alumni Association members receive a 50 percent discount on Student Recreation Center fees. The SRC offers top-quality recreational facilities and programs, including a weight room, basketball courts, climbing wall, sauna and an indoor running track. Membership includes access to the Patty Center swimming pool.

Note:  Recreational facilities at UAA in Anchorage also offer a discount to UAFAA members.


UAF tuition discount (nonresident surcharge) and scholarships

Dependent children of all alumni of the University of Alaska Fairbanks are eligible for a nonresident tuition waiver, meaning they are eligible for instate tuition regardless of their residency status. Scholarships are available for children of alumni and grandchildren of alumni attending UAF; some require the alum to be a member of the UAFAA.


Career Services

All UAF alumni are encouraged to make an appointment with UAF Career Services Office to work on their resumés, CVs and cover letters and to improve interview skills with mock interviews. Alumni are granted access to College Central Network Call, an online resource for connecting with employers. 

Contact 907-474-7596 or visit www.uaf.edu/career.


Discount at the UA Museum of the North

UAFAA members visiting the UA Museum of the North can receive a 10 percent discount on admission. Show your UAFAA membership card for discount.


Discount at the UAF Bookstore

Active UAFAA members may receive a 10 percent discount on merchandise if they present their current alumni association card at time of purchase. Valid for in-person bookstore sales only.


Discount at the Large Animal Research Station

UAFAA members visiting the University of Alaska Fairbanks Robert G. White Large Animal Research Station receive a 30 percent discount on admission and 20 percent discount on items in the gift shop. Show your UAFAA membership card for discount. Visit the LARS website for information www.uaf.edu/lars/.

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