Community Courses

bookIf you have any questions about courses or have ideas for courses you'd like to see us do, please call Michelle Bartlett at 907-474-7021, or email

UAF Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning offers a variety of non-credit bearing courses accessible to members of the community without the requirements of typical college courses. Many of these courses are practical, hands-on workshop style classes taught by local experts.

To register and pay for courses, follow the link below:

Summer Course previews will be available on March 1

Youth Mental Health First Aid
Instructor: Justine Schmidt
Meets: April 11, 16, and 18, from 6pm - 8pm. (New dates!)
Location: Murie 103
Description: Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Instructor Justine Schmidt is certified by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing to teach this course. 
Cost: $50

Registration and Payment 
All registrations for Non-credit Short Courses are completed through CampDoc.  Please visit the Campdoc website at to create a profile and register for classes. If you have previously registered with CampDoc, you will not need to create a new profile.  
Payment can be made during registration through CampDoc.  Please note that Non-credit Short Courses require a $25.00 non-refundable deposit that must be paid at the time of registration.  If you register for a course and decide not to attend, you MUST drop the course via CampDoc a week before the start date or you will be charged for the full class.  For additional information contact Summer Sessions at 474-7021 or

How do I register with CampDoc?
If you are unfamiliar with Campdoc, this handy guide might help you get started. 

How do I find out more information about Parking?
If your Non-credit Short Course takes place on campus between 8 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday, you will be required to have a current parking decal or short term parking permit displayed in your vehicle. Outside of these times, no permit is required. 

For more information about parking on campus call 474-7275 or view parking locations at