Visitors' guide: 2018-2019 tours and attractions
More things to see and do
Welcome to the Fairbanks campus!
UAF welcomes visitors to campus any time of the year. Download a campus map and explore UAF!
- Take a hike
UAF's trail system is great for hiking, biking or skiing.
- Get from here to there
The Geophysical Institute Map Office in the Akasofu Building offers aurora videos, slides, interactive CD-ROMs, USGS maps, maps of state and national parks, and nautical charts.
- Read a book
UAF's Rasmuson Library is the largest library in the state, with more than 1.1 million volumes.
- Get something to eat
UAF's Wood Center is a great place to take a break with its snack and espresso bar. You can pick up campus maps and other brochures at the information desk.
- Take in some art
Sculptures, paintings and other artwork can be found throughout the campus grounds and buildings. Or visit the student art gallery in the Fine Arts Complex during the academic year (September to May).
- Register for a class
Staff in the Office of Admissions and Office of the Registrar in Signers' Hall (where the Alaska Constitution was signed in 1956) can help you sign up for a fall, spring or summer class. For information on applying for admission, visit the Admissions Office on the second floor. The Financial Aid Office is located in the adjacent Eielson Building.
- Buy a souvenir
Visit the bookstore in Constitution Hall, where Alaska's leaders gathered in 1955 to draft the Alaska Constitution. The UAF Alumni Association, also located in Constitution Hall, invites all former students and graduates to stop by for a visit.