UAF benefits

UAFAA Polar Perks

As a member of UAF Alumni Association Polar Perks, you're part of an exclusive savings network of up to 50 percent off at thousands of places across the country. Save on dining, shopping and so much more. Simply take a moment to register and enjoy the savings. Must be an active UAFAA member to take advantage of the savings.

Visit the UAFAA Polar Perks.

UAF Alumnus newsletter

You will receive the UAF Alumnus newsletter, which is full of information about alumni programs, campus activities and the class notes keep you up to date on what is happening with your fellow alumni.

Discounted tickets to Nanook sport events

Active alumni association members receive a discount of $1 on admission to all UAF men's and women's basketball and women's volleyball games at the Patty Center.

Outdoor Adventures

Take advantage of student rates for association members on trips throughout Alaska when booked through the UAF Outdoor Adventures program.

Wood Center facilities

All active UAF alumni have access to the Wood Center, the Pub, bowling alley, showers and laundry facility. Alumni can rent outdoor recreation equipment through the Outdoor Adventures program.

Theatre UAF tickets

Theatre UAF offers alumni ticket prices for all their performances. For ticket information contact the UAF Theatre Department at 907-474-7751.

University of Alaska Library system

All alumni may use the university libraries on all campuses. Alumni who live in Fairbanks can get a Noel Wien Public library card and use that to check out materials at Rasmuson and the bioscience libraries. On-campus access to many reference sources is available through the Rasmuson Library website at

Dues-paying members of the UAFAA also receive privileges through the Inter Library Loan program. Find out more!

Student Recreation Center

Active UAF Alumni Association members receive a 50 percent discount on Student Recreation Center fees. The SRC offers top-quality recreational facilities and programs, including a weight room, basketball courts, climbing wall, sauna and an indoor running track. Membership includes access to the Patty Center swimming pool.

Note:  Recreational facilities at UAA in Anchorage also offer a discount to UAFAA members.

UAF tuition waivers and scholarships

Dependent children of alumni of the University of Alaska Fairbanks are eligible for a nonresident tuition waiver. Scholarships are available for children of alumni and grandchildren of alumni attending UAF.

Career Services

All UAF alumni are encouraged to make an appointment with UAF Career Services Office to work on their résumé or CV, cover letter and improve interview skills with a mock interview.  

Contact: 907-474-7596 or visit

Discount at the UA Museum of the North

Active UAF alumni visiting the UA Museum of the North can receive a 10 percent discount on admission. Show your UAFAA membership card for discount.

Discount at the UAF Bookstore

Active UAFAA members may receive a 10 percent discount on merchandise if they present their current alumni association card at time of purchase. Valid for in-person bookstore sales only.

Discount at the Large Animal Research Station

Active UAF alumni visiting the University of Alaska Fairbanks Robert G. White Large Animal Research Station receive a 30 percent discount on admission and 20 percent discount on items in the gift shop. Show your UAFAA membership card for discount. Visit the LARS website for information

Alumni center

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