Tok Center Coordinator
The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior-Aleutians Campus, Tok Center covers a region connected by a road system and is located in Tok, Alaska. The area covers approximately 30,000 square miles and has a population of about 2,300 people. Communities served by the Tok Center include, but are not limited to: Alcan Border, Boundary, Chicken, Dot Lake, Eagle, Northway, Tanacross, Tetlin, and Tok. Students in Chistochina, Beaver Creek, Delta Junction, Gakona, Healy Lake and Mentasta are also served even though they are out of the Interior-Aleutians Campus Region.
Crystal Wilson is the UAF Interior-Aleutians Campus, Tok Center Coordinator and her office is located on West 1st Avenue in Tok, Alaska. Although born in Arlington, Virginia, she was raised in the Native village of Northway, Alaska which is located approximately 50 miles west of the Canadian Border. She has worked for the University for 20+ years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the position.
At the Center, she handles all of the administrative duties of the Center including day-to-day management, including maintenance, repair, renovations, and scheduling of its use for University and community classes and programs. She provides student, staff, & faculty support services, and coordinates the academic program for the Tok Center. Crystal assists students with advising, admissions, registration, Accuplacer and Asset placement exams, transfer credits, petitions, credit for prior learning, and financial aid. In addition, she sets up local courses in Tok and the surrounding communities as needed or requested.
Crystal’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, and gathering of her traditional native foods. She also enjoys crocheting and gardening.