The Speaking Center is open for the Fall 2019 semester. See below for hours of operation.

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 face-to-face 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 on Tuesday and Thursdays from 2pm-4pm. Can't make it all the way to Gruening, visit us for help at our new mobile location!


Need to cancel? Just send us an email!

FALL 2019 HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday

9-2

Tuesday

2-8

Wednesday

9-2

Thursday

2-8

Friday

12-5

Walk-ins are accepted if space is available.

HOW TO FIND US

Image map to speaking center

507 Gruening

Located on the fifth floor of the Gruening building.

1747 South Chandalar Dr. Suite 507