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Wood Center

The Wood Center, managed by Student Affairs, is the focal point of campus activities and services available to students, faculty, staff, alumni and university guests. Wood Center is where friends meet and relax.

Services available at Wood Center include event scheduling, campus information, dining facilities, a television area, meeting rooms, laundry and shower facilities, and a recreation area with pool tables, video games and a bowling alley. Wood Center also has a lost and found center, an automatic teller machine (ATM), tickets to cultural and sporting events and the Global Café with newspapers from around the world.

Explore Alaska’s wild frontier when you join Outdoor Adventures excursions, such as canoeing, hiking, whitewater rafting and camping trips. Are you hoping to explore Alaska on your own? Then check out the long list of rental equipment available including backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, bear bags and much more.

For those over 21, the Wood Center Pub offers evening entertainment with live music, an open mic night and various professional sporting events shown on the big screen television. The Pub can also serve as an alternative study area. Special events include poetry slams, beer and wine tastings, comedian performances, and everyone’s favorite—Casino Night!

Wood Center is also the home of the Student Activities Office. Student Activities provides entertainment everyone can enjoy, from movies like Winged Migration, to speakers like Jello Biafra and Henry Rollins. You can also take in great musical acts such as Robbie Fulks, Flogging Molly and the Blind Boys of Alabama—and the Bust-A-Gut comedy series is always a hit. Signature events organized by Student Activities include Starvation Gulch every fall, Winter Carnival and Nanook SpringFest during the spring semester.

For more information on these services and programs, telephone (907) 474-7037 or visit us online at www.uaf.edu/woodcenter.

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