UAF Division of Student Services
We're Making a Difference in the Lives of Our Students
The Division of Student Services provides a broad range of programs and services to help students reach their academic goals and to enhance their personal, intellectual and social development. DSS encourages your comments and ideas and believes in the importance of student voice!
Division of Student Services Departments
Admissions: The Office of Admissions strives for quality student service and serves as a gateway to education through pre-admission counseling and recruiting, application processing, transfer credit evaluation, University policy interpretation and community outreach.
ASUAF: ASUAF stands for Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. All students enrolled in 3 or more credits are ASUAF members. ASUAF runs service departments and programs dedicated to the interests and welfare of UAF students. ASUAF represents UAF students to the university administration, the board of regents and the Alaska Legislature. Officers of ASUAF are selected by the student body in elections held every fall and spring semester.
Career Services:Career Services assists individuals in identifying and implementing career choices. They provide career counseling, job search and internship advising, and on-campus employer recruiting to UAF students, alumni, staff and faculty.
Disability Services: Disability Services provides academic accommodations to UAF students who experience a disability. We welcome individuality and work with students attending Tanana Valley, Bristol Bay, Northwest, Chuckchi, Kuskokwim, Interior Aleutians, and Distance Education campuses. Disability Services operates an Assistive Technology Lab and produces materials in alternate formats. Arrangements can be made for American Sign Language interpreters, transcription services, braille and audio formats.
Financial Aid: In partnership with the University of Alaska Fairbanks mission statement, the UAF Financial Aid Office assists students seeking resources to finance their postsecondary education by administering a comprehensive offering of federal, state and institutional aid programs in a student-centered environment.
Health and Counseling: Our mission is to help our students stay healthy, grow and develop personally and do as well as they can in their university studies. Please explore the services available at the Center including medical care, counseling, disability accommodations and assistance with the student insurance plan.
International Programs and Initiatives: International Programs and Initiatives provides a variety of services for students, scholars, and faculty members who want to access the world! Learn about where we’re from and where we’re going, or explore our site to learn about the services we provide to students and faculty wishing to go abroad and for students, researchers, and faculty who are here from other countries.
Judicial Services: Judicial Services strives to create an atmosphere of positive behavioral development for University students through understanding of and adherence to local, state and federal laws, along with University policies and regulations. Continuing focus will be on education as opposed to punitive measures.
Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity: The Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity (OMAD) is committed to raise awareness, respect and understanding while striving for equal opportunities for all underrepresented individuals in our campus community. Diversity and equity are core values at our institution and OMAD is here to ensure that the rich contributions each individual brings forth, are expanded through inclusion, equal opportunities, and through academic achievement for all.
Office of Sustainability: Sustainability is not a new concept but a new term to address three current problems facing us globally today: climate change, dwindling oil supplies and carbon emissions. Rather than a destination, it is a process.
Orientation: Orientation is designed to welcome and introduce all entering students and their families to the University. It helps new students make the transition from their previous environment to the diverse academic, intellectual, and social culture of the University.
Registrar’s Office:The Registrar’s Office provides support and service to the UAF academic and student community through services related to academic records, registration, enrollment data, course and catalog administration, and graduation.
Residence Life: The Department of Residence Life supports the academic mission of the University of Alaska by providing living and learning communities that enhance student success. We provide safe, clean, and well maintained facilities that meet the diverse needs of our residents.
Wood Center: Wood Center’s mission is to develop the whole student by creating connections to UAF and the surrounding communities through a variety of programs, services & opportunities.