Administrative Services

The UAF Administrative Services offices work to provide safe and effective operations for students, faculty, staff, visitors and other university constituents. To ensure these users have positive experiences with UAF and our departments, we have adopted these core values. If you have any feedback, please use this feedback form.


Purpose, Values, Vision, People


Helping our Nanook Nation to do its best work.


By 2027, Administrative Services will have a sustained culture of excellence, reinforced by our reputation for extraordinary service and leadership.

Expert resources

UAF operations are diverse and exciting! We seek to listen and understand your objectives to best help you. We ask questions, consider options, take input, gather data, share knowledge and build authentic relationships within and outside of UAF. We leverage expert connections and resources to enable progress.

Service minded

We take ownership of the work that needs to be done and will ensure that we deliver thoughtful, high-quality and timely services. We enjoy hearing from our customers, meeting their needs and encouraging creative thinking to solve tomorrow’s problems.

Team oriented

We strive to be a great place to work, understand our interdependencies and collaborate to implement solutions. We are better together. We celebrate each other’s unique strengths, care about our people and find ways to foster growth and development within our teams and when working with others.


We are responsible stewards of resources and ensure compliance requirements are met, as a stable foundation for productivity and achievement well into the future. We continuously promote safe practices in all aspects of our university life for students, faculty, staff and the communities we serve. We adopt repeatable and consistent processes that are proactive, effective and reliable.

  • Have high engagement, morale and a shared voice. They are empowered to do great work and are advocates of Administrative Services. They want to work here.

  • Know they are cared about and know their personal and professional growth and development is a priority.

  • Feel appreciated, dedicated and happy. They know the work they do makes a difference.

  • Feel valued and respected across campus and are seen as the “go-to” people for unknown answers.

  • Work in modern, inclusive and collaborative environments.

  • Are encouraged to be innovative and to explore new ideas.

  • Have a strong ability to positively influence others.

  • Forward-think and consistently look for process improvements that positively impact people and are streamlined, efficient and high-value.

  • Are actively involved in workforce development.

  • Facilitate positive change in the community and connect with our community partners to help.