Tickets are not required for the commencement ceremony nor is there a charge to attend. A view of the graduates and the stage is excellent throughout the arena, but guests may wish to arrive early if they desire a particular seating area. The Carlson Center opens to guests at noon on Saturday, May 5.
A seating map of where graduating students will be sitting during the ceremony.
Commencement will be held at the Carlson Center, 2010 Second Ave., Fairbanks.
For information about what is where on campus, see the online Fairbanks campus map.
Streaming video of the commencement ceremony will be available. We'll post the details here a few days before commencement.
For local accommodations and a listing of visitor services in the Fairbanks area, contact the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau at 907-456-5774, 800-327-5774 or visit them online at www.explorefairbanks.com.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks strives to make its commencement ceremonies comfortable and accessible for all graduates and their guests regardless of physical needs.
Students or guests with special access needs, including an elevator, may park at the front of the Carlson Center.
Service dogs are welcome to the Carlson Center for the 2017 UAF commencement. However, Emotional Support or Assistance Animals are not allowed inside the facility.
Service animals are highly trained and must be providing a service during the event.
For more information, contact Disability Services at:
P.O. Box 755580
Fairbanks, AK 99775
Photography will be provided by Grad Images. Photos will be available for purchase from their website after the event. For more information, contact Grad Images at 800-261-2576.
Marketing and Communications' photographers will cover the event, and selected images will be posted on this site in the commencement photo gallery. Contact email@example.com for more information about any of these images.
Campus facility hours
Will be annnounced soon.