EDGE First-Year Experience



We are the University of Alaska Fairbanks

Inspiring great people to do great things.

You've got skills to master, records to set and discoveries to make. Here, you'll forge friendships to last a lifetime and ideas to change the world. We believe extraordinary people don't live ordinary lives. We invite you to explore the possibilities of the Last Frontier -- where inspiration is around every bend, independence is championed and adventure is inevitable.

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Virtual tour

Explore UAF by taking a virtual tour. See 360s, photos and maps to help get acquainted with our Fairbanks campus. Our online guided tour helps you see the UAF campus at any time, from any location. Student guides lead you through the places they live and learn, including dorm rooms, classrooms, the Rasmuson Library, the Wood Center Student Union and much more.
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Welcome to UAF video

Welcoming new students to UAF at Rev-it-Up that provides all the information new students need - from photo ID cards to IT connection services. Then followed by orientation full of evenings of team building, friend making and getting settled into a new life at college. Click on the photo to view the Welcome Video.



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How is my hall secured?

24-hour security is provided with required key card access to the building, and key access required to access rooms.

Learn more about hall security
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How do I switch rooms?

There are two processes to switch rooms, Room Swaps and Even Room Changes.

Learn more about room changes
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How do I get involved?

Residence Hall Association (RHA) is a student-led organization the coordinating body of the residential community.

Get involved!
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How do I make a maintenance request?

Any room or hall maintenance issues can be submitted through your Resident Assistant or Resident Director.

Make a maintenance request
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What meal plan can I get?

Learn all there is to know about your meal plan and dining service.

Learn more about dining and meal plans
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What appliances are allowed?

Residents are permitted to bring one refrigerator to be used in their residence hall room.

Read the student housing handbook