Student Support Services
Our staff is dedicated to empowering and advocating for students who are first-generation, have limited income, or those who experience a disability. We offer comprehensive academic and personal support designed to maximize students' innate abilities, encouraging them to explore and engage with their career and personal goals while completing postsecondary education.
Connect with SSS
There are people you can talk to and turn to for help as you pursue higher education.
Whether you’re a first-generation college student, experience a disability or need financial help,
Student Support Services is here to ensure you get the support you need to succeed.
Benefits of SSS
44% of SSS students graduated within six years or less.
90% of students retained from fall-to-fall.
58% of bachelor’s degree seeking first-year students in the fall were either first-gen or low-income.
97% of SSS students were in good academic standing.
70:1 student-advisor ratio
(national student-advisor ratio average is 300:1).
18% higher retention rates with SSS at UAF.
SSS student spotlight
Major: BBA in Business Administration, Marketing
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