Student Services

University and Student Advancement provides student-centered programs and services to help students achieve their personal, academic and career goals. In collaboration with the academic deans, USA leads the university in recruiting a diverse student body. With the creative use of ongoing assessment, USA supports and develops programs and communities that contribute to the retention, success and leadership development of students.

University and Student Advancement departments include the Office of Admissions and the Registrar; Associated Students of UAF; the Athletics Department; the Bookstore; Career Services; the Office of the Dean of Students; the Department of Recreation, Adventure and Wellness; the Office of Development and Alumni Relations; Dining Services; Disability Services; Financial Aid; International Programs and Initiatives; KUAC; Marketing and Communications; Orientation; Residence Life; Student Health and Counseling Center; Student Leadership Development; Sustainability; Veterans Resource Center; Women’s Center; and Wood Center.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for University and Student Advancement is a resource and referral center where any student who does not know where to look for a solution to a problem at UAF will find help. Each department and office has its own web page detailing its student services, or students can visit for a complete list of all departments. For more information contact University and Student Advancement at or 907-474-2600.

The Dean of Students office is also a resource and referral center where students can get help with concerns, issues or needs. You can get more information at, or 907-474-7317.