Syllabus Addendum

The UAF Faculty Senate approved the concept of the syllabus addendum in May 2020.  The syllabus addendum contains non-academic information for all UAF syllabi. See the syllabus addendum linked here.  Effective April 4th, 2022 the Faculty Senate approved the ASUAF Advocacy Statement to be included in the syllabus addendum. 


Syllabus Addendum (Revised 9/13/2023)

Student protections statement: UAF embraces and grows a culture of respect, diversity, inclusion, and caring. Students at this university are protected against sexual harassment and discrimination (Title IX). Faculty members are designated as responsible employees which means they are required to report sexual misconduct. Graduate teaching assistants do not share the same reporting obligations. For more information on your rights as a student and the resources available to you to resolve problems, please go to the following site:

Disability services statement: I will work with the Office of Disability Services to provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities.

ASUAF advocacy statement: The Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the student government of UAF, offers advocacy services to students who feel they are facing issues with staff, faculty, and/or other students specifically if these issues are hindering the ability of the student to succeed in their academics or go about their lives at the university. Students who wish to utilize these services can contact the Student Advocacy Director by visiting the ASUAF office or emailing

Student Academic Support:


Student Resources:

  • Disability Services (907-474-5655,, Eielson 110) 
  • Student Health & Counseling [6 free counseling sessions] (907-474-7043,, Gruening 215)
  • Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability (907-474-7300,, 3rd Floor, Constitution Hall)
  • Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (ASUAF) or ASUAF Student Government (907-474-7355,, Wood Center 119)


Nondiscrimination statement: The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available

For more information, contact: 

UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability
1692 Tok Lane
3rd floor, Constitution Hall, Fairbanks, AK  99775

Additional syllabus statement for courses that include off-campus programs and research activities:

University Sponsored Off-Campus Programs and Research Activities

We want you to know that:

  1. UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:
  2. Incidents can be reported to your university’s Equity and Compliance office (listed below) or online reporting portal.  University of Alaska takes immediate, effective, and appropriate action to respond to reported acts of discrimination and harassment. 
  3. There are supportive measures available to individuals that may have experienced discrimination.
  4. University of Alaska’s Board of Regents’ Policy & University Regulations (UA BoR P&R) 01.02.020 Nondiscrimination and 01.04 Sex and Gender-Based Discrimination Under Title IX, go to:
  5. UA BoR P&R apply at all university owned or operated sites, university sanctioned events, clinical sites and during all academic or research related travel that are university sponsored.

For further information on your rights and resources visit the student placement guidelines page of the equity and compliance site.