What is Nanook Navigator (Navigate Student)?

Nanook Navigator (Navigate Student) is a suite of interconnected tools to support students from enrollment to graduation and life-long success.  Nanook Navigator, includes two valuable products – a mobile app and an advising platform– to keep students on academic track, connected to their advisors and campus resources, and making progress toward graduation. 

This mobile app for students, streamlines the UAF experience through ways to get involved, upcoming registration and other important deadlines and personalized “to-dos”. Students can connect with university resources through their network and access a comprehensive directory of student services. Nanook Navigator is the best way for faculty, advisors, and student support staff to communicate with one another about the progress, concerns, and the unique needs of each student.



Download  the free app on Google Play or AppStore 


Navigate Student Mobile App Photo


Use the Navigate Student Mobile app to find the information you need all in one place. Download the Student Quick Guide here.

If you get this error message when you click on an appointment link, please type in Fairbanks to the search bar and log in using your UAF username and password (same as UAOnline). 

Navigate Student Log in error


Update your UAOnline email and phone number

View this site for additional instructions on how to update contact information in UAOnline: Updating your preferred information in UAOnline will be reflected in UAOnline, Canvas, Blackboard, Gmail and more. 

Students must be fully admitted to UAF to access the Navigate Student mobile app.

If you are experiencing access issues please complete the following:

  • Be sure you have the Navigate Student mobile app downloaded, searched for Fairbanks, click on UAF, log in-using your UAOnline username and password.
  • Restart your phone
  • Clear cookies and cache in your main phone browser
  • Click on the appointment link provided by the staff member or tutor
  • Select the service that fits your appointment 
  • Select a date

If these do not work, please contact with your student ID number and a screenshot of the error message. 

What is academic planner? An interactive tool students and advisors use to plan classes for current and upcoming terms. DegreeWorks is the official degree audit tool, please refer to your DegreeWorks audit each semester to remain on track to graduation.

See this academic planning handout for steps to start building your academic plan

Here is a video that may also assist you building your academic plan

Provide the Nanook Navigator team with your feedback here!

Nanook Navigator Support