All appointments made will be virtual appointments only. The speaking center will not be able to do in person for the remainder of the semester. 

LET US HELP YOU

The UAF Speaking Center is here for you! We are open to all students, faculty, and alumni in need of help with public speaking, presentations, mock interviews and more. Offering both telephonic and  virtual coaching options, we can coach you even if you aren't currently in the Fairbanks area. We provide appointments for one-on-one coaching sessions with a professional public speaking coach for immediate guidance and constructive feedback for:

  • Outlining
  • Topic selection
  • Thesis statements
  • Overcoming speech anxiety 
  • Visual aids
  • Practice and view
  • Nonverbals
  • Eye contact
  • Mock interview prep
  • And more!

Book an appointment today. You’ll be glad you did!

STATISTICS 2017-2019

Over 1,300 coaching appointments

97% of students rated our subject matter expertise as very good or excellent

100% rated our attentiveness as very good or excellent

99% rated helpfulness as excellent or very good

96% are extremely likely to refer a friend or classmate and come back for additional support

INTRODUCING THE NEW MOBILE SPEAKING CENTER

We now have Speaking Center coaches located at the Rural Student Services.  Can't make it all the way to Gruening, visit us for help at our new mobile location!See you again in the Fall!


Need to cancel? Just send us an email!

Summer 2020 Hours


Monday

 2-6pm

Tuesday

1:30-5pm

Wednesday

2-6pm

Thursday

1:30-5pm

Friday

10-1pm

 

Due to university sanctions the speaking center will be closed to in person appointments. If you need assistance on speeches you can work with a coach virtually.  Email for additional availability uaf-speakingcenter@alaska.edu

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507 Gruening

Located on the fifth floor of the Gruening building.

1747 South Chandalar Dr. Suite 507