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Start your journey here.

Where will your journey take you? How will you make use of nearly 22 hours of daylight?
Will you use it to uncover solutions to challenges small, global and everything in between?
And what will you make of the world after making friends with genuine, easygoing people in a place like no other?

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is the place to start your journey.

UAF students caring fish nets and wearing chest waders catch fish samples

From accounting to Yup’ik language and culture.

There’s a program for you here, and myriad minors, majors, degrees and certificates for you to earn. Perform research alongside academic powerhouses. Find and explore your voice in the arts. Make even more of your military service. Here’s where your intellectual journey gets good:

Connect with a current student.

As you meet unique people across this landscape, you’ll learn to see everything differently.

No matter where you’re from or how you attend, you’ll find your place here.

A group of UAF students pose outside the Wood Center
Students in winter gear with camera equipment photograph the aurora on a winter night

Include everyone in the journey.

Your base camp may be family or may be friends, and it may not look anything like your classmate’s or roommate’s. That’s why UAF provides students — and all their base camp people — with what’s needed for success.

What — and who — we’re made of