General information

[ Tickets | Campus facilities hours | Directions | Visitor information | Disability information | Photos ]


Tickets

Carlson Center seating mapTickets 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 Sunday, May 13.

See or print a seating map of the Carlson Center (PDF 199K)---->

 

 

 

 


Campus facilities hours

Rasmuson Library
Friday, May 11
Saturday, May 12
Sunday, May 13
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
CLOSED
UA Museum of the North
Friday, May 11
Saturday, May 12
Sunday, May 13
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
noon-5 p.m.
noon-5 p.m.
Bookstore, Constitution Hall
Friday, May 11
Saturday, May 12
Sunday, May 13
7:45 a.m.-6 p.m.
noon-5 p.m.
CLOSED
Wood Center
Friday, May 11
Saturday, May 12
Sunday, May 13
7 a.m.-8 p.m.
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
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Directions

Commencement will be held at the Carlson Center, 2010 Second Avenue, Fairbanks. See the following links for more details.

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Visitor information

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 on the web: www.explorefairbanks.com.

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Disability information

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.

If a graduating student or a member of the audience requires special seating, a large print program, an enhanced audio unit or other assistance at the commencement ceremony, please fill out the special needs form or contact Mary Matthews, Disability Services, at (907) 474-6158 or fnmkm@uaf.edu. A sign interpreter will be seated onstage; inquire at a Carlson Center information table as to seating for best visibility.

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Photos

Photography will be provided by Farrar Photography. Shortly after commencement, information about packages featuring a candid photo of each graduate receiving a diploma as well as a formal portrait will be sent to each student at the address provided to the Graduation Office. For more information, contact Bill Zervantian at (907) 561-7611 or info@farrarphoto.com.

University Marketing and Publications' photographers will also cover the event and selected images will be posted on this site in the commencement photo gallery. Contact uafphotos@uaf.edu for more information about any of these images.

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