The Graduate School staff is here for you!
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our office is currently closed for in-person customer
service, and our Graduate School staff are currently working from home to practice
social distancing guidelines.
Phone: (907) 474-7464
We are periodically checking voicemail and regularly responding to email during regular business hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If you wish to receive a call back, please leave your name, phone number, student ID number, and a brief message.
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For UAF graduate students graduating in Spring 2020, the Graduate School has extended the deadline for dissertation and thesis submission to ProQuest from April 7 to April 13, 2020.
We recognize that committee members and department chairs are diligently working to move courses to an online format, among other duties that have become necessary as implications of the COVID-19 outbreak continue to unfold. Remember that Department Chairs and Deans have their own internal deadlines and you need to be sure to meet those as well. While we have extended the deadline, please do not wait to submit your work. Dissertations and theses are reviewed in the order that they are received. The faster we receive your documents, the sooner any necessary changes can be returned to you for correction.
Thesis formatting information sessions
We now offer one-on-one thesis formatting review sessions; primarily intended for those who are planning on graduating in the current semester;
and as such, your thesis should be in near final draft form.
These sessions are strictly limited to 30 minutes. Call us to book a session!
Fall 2020 Thesis formatting sessions: TBA
Please register in advance to secure a spot (link coming soon)
Fall 2020 new graduate student orientation
Friday, August 21, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. | Location: TBD
Please RSVP to secure your spot today.
Robert and Judy Belous Global Change Research Endowment | Deadline to apply: Accepting applications now
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Program | Deadline to apply: May 15, 2020
Discounted recreational (RECR) courses for non-resident graduate students
UAF Community and Technical College is once again offering to discount RECR courses for non-resident graduate students only.
If you would like to take a RECR course for the Spring 2020 semester, and are a non-resident
graduate student, please fill out the online form by Friday, January 24th.
Please note: In order to access the form, you will need to be logged into your @alaska.edu email account.
If you have any questions about this process, please contact Martha Westphal at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-455-2886.
Have questions about graduate assistant health insurance?
Visit UnitedHealthCare to create your account and:
- Print your insurance card
- Add dependents
- Find providers
How to access your 1098-B Form
- Visit www.uhcsr.com/MyAccount and log in or create your MyAccount.
- Once logged in, use the left navigation bar to navigate to the Tax Information, My Personal Information, and Email Preferences areas to enter and/or confirm the following information: Name; SSN or ITIN; Date of Birth; Mailing Address; Email Address.
- Under Tax Information, you can select electronic or paper delivery of your 1095B.
- UHCSR contact information: 844-206-0374. Please note that customer service representatives will not be able to collect your Social Security Number over the phone.
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Graduate degree programs
UAF offers 37 master's degrees, 17 doctoral degrees, and three graduate certificates. We also offer four graduate certificates in education that, when successfully completed, will make graduates eligible for certification for state licensure. UAF enrolls approximately 1,100 students in graduate studies from all 50 states and territories, and countries from all over the world.