Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates of ASRA 2015?

July 20-31, 2015

ASRA is a two week, day program (no housing provided) from Monday through Friday (no weekends, although select modules may meet on Saturday, July 25)

When and where do I drop off and pick up my child?

Drop off and Sign in: 9:00AM on main floor of the Reichardt Building at UAF

Pick up and Sign out: 5:00PM on main floor of Reichardt Building at UAF

Will there be a final presentation?

On the final day of ASRA, July 31st, students will present their work to parents and the public in a scientific forum-style presentation.

Who can apply?

For middle school modules, students entering grades 6-8 in the fall of 2015 can aply. For high school modules, students entering grades 9-12 in the fall of 2015 can apply.

When is the Application due?

March 15, 2015

How much does it cost?

$700 for most modules (additional fees may apply for some modules)

What should I bring each day?

All students need to bring a sack lunch and appropriate clothing for spending time outside.  Students should also bring mosquito repellant and sun screen.  Instructors will contact students/guardians via email if they need the students in their module to bring additional items.

Can you find housing for my out-of-town student?

No. We are sorry that we cannot provide that service. 

Is there a deposit?

No. In past years there was a $50 deposit, but we have eliminated that requirement.  Full payment is due upon acceptance.

Can I take two modules at the same time?

Students choose one module for the entire program.  

Do I get college credit?

No, we do not offer college credit for this program.

What if I can't afford to come?

Fill out the financial aid form on the application link.

Can I use the UA employee tuition waiver to pay for ASRA?

No, the tuition waiver does not cover ASRA.

What if I have other questions?

Please feel free to call Laura Conner at 907-474-6950 or email her at ldconner@alaska.edu with any questions you may have.

 
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