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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have.