The Academic Advising Center provides advising for general studies, pre-majors, AHEAD and non-degree seeking students. We typically assist General Studies and pre-major students with registration, adding or dropping classes, creating a four-year plan, exploring possible majors and discussing academic difficulties.

If you have not applied to UAF, apply now or contact the Admissions Office before scheduling an advising appointment.

Location & Hours

510 Gruening Building
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Except university holidays and closures)

Make an Appointment

If you are a...

General studies, pre-majors, AHEAD and non-degree seeking student
Make an appointment by calling our office directly at 907-474-6396 or toll-free at 888-823-8780.
How to prepare for your appointment

Student with a declared major
Please contact your department or school/college directly to make an advising appointment. Academic departments can give you the most up-to-date information about your degree requirements.

Student Athlete

Student athletes can visit the Athletic Academic Advising page for information related to athletics, academics, and advising.

First generation college students
Are you a first generation college student with limited income and/or a student with a disability?  Contact UAF Student Support Services to find our the benefits of this program and if you are eligible.

First year students living in the residence halls
Guiding you through your first year at UAF, the EDGE Program is a residential-based living-learning program designed to enhance the overall student experience by foster a close-knit community.

If you are Alaska Native or from a rural community
Rural Student Services provides a vital link between rural communities and the university and a comprehensive approach for students who expend positive effort in their pursuit of higher education.


Ask an academic advisor...

Direct your questions to our staff at the Academic Advising Center by phone (907) 474-6396 or email us at  We will answer information on deadlines, degree and other education requirements and much more. If we do not have the answer we can direct you to the appropriate person or office.

News & Announcements

  • Save the DateMajor Mania Friday, March 27, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Wood Center Multi-Level Lounge.   Learn about the160+ programs that UAF offers and connect with faculty, staff and students from majors that interest you the most!  For more information contact the Academic Advising Center, 510 Gruening Building or call 474-6396. If your department is interested in participating in this event by showcasing your major or program, please click on the picture above or click here to register now!
  • Misplaced your Academic Success Guide or want some helpful insight into successful degree completion? Then take a look at our Academic Success Guide.
  • Attention Students and Advisors!! Check out these Learning Resources as a way to academic success!  Please note that the Spring 2015 lab schedules/learning resources flyer will be updated and on our website in next few weeks.
  • Stay On Track will show you tips and tools to help you graduate on time.
  • Faculty & Staff Advisors -- Take your Academic Advisor Training now!  The deadline to complete the training is by the end of spring 2015 semester
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