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1999-2000 Catalog

About this Online Catalog

This on-line version of the UAF catalog is not an "official" reference but for introductory purposes only. The printed 1990-2000 UAF catalog is the official all-inclusive catalog for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. If this on-line catalog differs from the printed catalog in any way, the printed catalog is the authority. For a copy of the catalog, contact the Admissions Office, (907) 474-7500.

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks to provide equal education and employment opportunities and to provide services and benefits to all students and employees without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, pursuant to laws enforced by the Department of Education and the Department of Labor, including Presidential Executive Order 11246, as amended, Title VI and Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Public Health Service Act of 1971, the Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the 14th Amendment, EEOC’s Sex Discrimination Guidelines, and Alaska Statutes Title 18, Chapter 80 and Title 14, Chapter 18. Inquiries regarding application of these and other regulations should be directed either to the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Assistant Director of Personnel Services (Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator) 108 College Road, phone (907) 474-7919 or the Office of the Assistant to the Chancellor for Equal Opportunity (Title IX, Section 504 Coordinator), 316 Signers’ Hall, phone (907) 474-6600 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Office; the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education, Washington, DC; or to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Department of Labor, Washington, DC.

This catalog and its contents shall not be construed as a contract between the University of Alaska Fairbanks and prospective or enrolled students. The catalog is merely a vehicle of information. Although every effort is made to ensure its correctness, regulations of the university and its program requirements change from time to time during the period any student is attending the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Accordingly, if regulations or program requirements of the university in any way conflict with information contained in this catalog, the current regulations and program requirements govern. The university reserves the right to initiate changes in any of its regulations or program requirements affecting operation of the university and its program requirements; such changes shall become effective upon whatever time periods are required by applicable statutes, university regulations or program requirements.

This publication was released by the University of Alaska Fairbanks and printed by Custom Printing at a cost of $1.95 per copy in March 1999.