Inside Out

Date: March 27, 2015
Time: Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. The event ends at 3:30 p.m.
Check-in: Great Hall

Ask questions, get answers and experience life at UAF during UAF Inside Out. This free event for high school juniors and seniors will be held Friday, March 27. Parents and guests are welcome to join in on the discovery. We'll turn the university inside out so you can get the real story on financial aid, the admission process, classes and professors at UAF, extracurricular fun, and our outstanding academic programs.


This is a sample of what Inside Out might look like.

7:45 a.m.-8:40 a.m. Check-In and Registration (Great Hall, Fine Arts Complex)
Come in and enjoy breakfast while checking in. Meet UAF’s schools and colleges to find out about some of our exciting degrees.
8:40 a.m. Welcome (Davis Concert Hall, Fine Arts Complex)
Inspiration starts here. Find out the details of your day and what it’s like to be a part of Nanook Nation.
9:15 a.m. STUDENTS: Mock Classes (various locations)
Catch a glimpse of what the classroom experience is like at UAF in a class taught by one of our distinguished faculty.

PARENTS: Transitioning to College (Wood Center C,D,E,F)
Every year millions of parents send their children off to college. This panel answers your questions about how we can work together to best support your child.

10:15 a.m. Walking Tours (Wood Center Ballroom)
Pack your comfortable shoes and warm gear. This walking tour will take you through residence life, academic buildings and recreational facilities.
Accommodations are available for individuals with mobility challenges.
11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Choose Your Own Schedule 
There are many options in college. Use this time to create your own schedule and check out a few of our inspiring opportunities, services and places:

On Your Own:

  • Lunch (Wood Center Dining Facility)
    Enjoy lunch at our campus dining hall.
  • Study Away Session 1:15–1:45 p.m. (Wood Center C, D, E, F)
    Learn more about the many ways UAF students can study away – either internationally or within the U.S.
  • Honors House (520 Copper Lane)
    Drop by the Honors House to learn about the Honors Program.
  • Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) (Bunnell Building)
    Learn about student research opportunities.
  • Bookstore (Constitution Hall)
    Check out the apparel in the bookstore. Learn about the different options for renting or buying textbooks.
  • Safety First! (Whitaker Building)
    Visit the Whitaker Building - home of the UAF Police Station, the University Fire Department, University Health and Counseling and Disability Services.
  • Art Walk (Fine Arts Complex)
    Take a stroll through the UAF Student Art Gallery.
  • Rural Student Services (Brooks Building)
    Stop by to find out more on how RSS supports Alaska Native and rural students.
  • Student Support Services (514 Gruening Building)
    Learn about scholarships, advising and resources available for first generation college students, limited-income college students and/or students with disabilities.
  • ROTC (Patty Center 115)
    Learn about the Army ROTC program at UAF.
 2 p.m. STUDENTS: UAF Student Panel (Wood Center Ballroom)
Student Ambassadors will answer your questions about why they chose UAF and what it’s really like to be a college student.

PARENTS: Taking Care of Business Panel (Wood Center C, D, E, F)
Representatives from the offices of Admissions and the Registrar, Financial Aid, Residence Life, Student Support Services and the Bursar will de-mystify the details of successfully navigating the first year of college.

3 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Reception (Wood Center Ballroom)
On-the-Spot Admission and Q&A (Wood Center C,D,E,F)
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