About Us


What does the Academic Advising Center do?

The UAF Academic Advising Center, under the Division of General Studies, serves as a resource for information and training to the academic advising community, and advises the following students:

  • General studies students (also known as undeclared, exploratory, or undecided)
  • Pre-major students (also known as Baccalaureate Intended who are underprepared for baccalaureate-level coursework)
  • Degree completion/Interdisciplinary students
  • Interdisciplinary Major/Minor students
  • Student athletes
  • Pre-professional students interested in medical/health, law, and other professional and graduate schools 
  • Students in transition between majors
  • AHEAD (high school admits) students
  • Non-degree seeking students
  • Academically disqualified students

Where the Academic Advising Center is located

The Academic Advising Center is located in 510 Gruening and we can be reached at 907-474-6396 or 1-888-823-8780, or email us at uaf-advising@alaska.edu.

For information on parking for visitors, students, staff and faculty, visit the Parking Services webpage.


Meet our Academic Advisors

Ginny Kinne

Ginny Kinne

Director

Lena Krutikov

Lena Krutikov

Academic Advisor I

John Smelter

John Smelter

Academic Advisor, Degree Completion

Stacey Howdeshell

Stacey Howdeshell

Generalist Advisor/Information Specialist


Meet our staff and students

Michael Hevezi

Michael Hevezi

Student Assistant