UAF: A Military Friendly University
Why Military and Veteran Students Choose UAF
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is home to a strong and growing community of military and veteran students. As a military friendly school, we are dedicated to providing academic opportunities and a supportive learning environment that serves the unique needs of active service members, veterans and their families.
Military service members and veterans can also can apply to UAF for free with an application waiver code, call 907-474-7400 to learn more.
We invite you to learn more about the military community at UAF, explore our degree programs and connect with one of our expert advisors to discuss the opportunities that are right for you.
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A Military Friendly University
Military and veteran students come to UAF from all branches of the service and are a valued part of our student community. In addition to offering high-quality academic programs, we provide a caring and supportive learning environment that takes into account the unique needs of our service members, veterans and their families.
Opportunities for veterans, active military and military dependents include:
- Resident tuition rates
- Military and veterans scholarships
- Credit for military training
- Flexible online degree programs
Advising and Academic Resources for Military and Veterans
The Department of Military and Veteran Services provides coordinated services for veterans and active service members including help with educational benefits earned through military service, peer mentoring and paperwork.
UAF Army ROTC
Gain the education and training to serve as officers in the Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard. Offered at both our Fairbanks and Anchorage campuses, Army ROTC is the United States Army's primary officer training program.
Army ROTC offers a variety of merit-based scholarships that can also be combined with
some active duty, Guard, and reserve benefits.
Complete a bachelor’s degree or a two-year graduate degree and earn a commission as an Army Officer.
Interested in learning more about opportunities available through the Army ROTC program?
Find answers to frequently asked questions about enrollment, applying for VA benefits, what to do if you’re called for active duty and more. View the military and veterans FAQ.
We invite you to connect with our Department of Military and Veteran Services and the UAF Student Veterans Association on Facebook. Join our community.