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Guest Housing Options

The Department of Residence Life offers housing to those visiting the campus for both academic and recreational pursuits from Memorial Day through August 1. There is LIMITED availability after August 1 for approved guest housing extensions until August 15. 

Our summer conference staff is trained in customer service and we strive to provide excellent service to all groups and individuals staying at UAF. Our main goal is to provide a memorable and rewarding experience for every guest.

Our accommodations are more affordable than most lodging options in the area and we provide convenience to the rest of the UAF campus and its many attractions. However at present, we DO NOT operate our conference housing in a manner similar to a full-service hotel, with daily individual room cleaning services. Therefore, fresh linens and towels are available 24/7 at the main front desk in the MBS lobby.

Our housing accommodations consist of seven traditional residence halls and 60 two-bedroom apartments for guests. We also offer ADA accessible housing, please contact our office if you require special accommodations.

Amenities Common to All Residence Accommodations

The following amenities are available in every residence hall this summer:

  • Linens include sheets, pillow, pillow case, blanket, washcloth and towels.
  • Common areas with TVs on at least one floor per building
  • Beds (all beds are extra long twin beds), desks and wardrobes or closets
  • Wireless and/or Ethernet internet access in every room and common area
  • Laundry facilities free for guest use – laundry packets are available at the front desk for purchase 


Traditional Residence Halls – Single and Double Rooms

In general, traditional-style residence halls are single (one extra long twin bed) or double (two extra long twin beds) occupancy rooms located along a long corridor with community bathrooms that serve the floor. Halls Amenities include: a community kitchen with microwave, oven and refrigerator, recreational lounges with televisions and other entertainment equipment and laundry facilities. Please Note: Residence Halls are located both on the lower and upper parts of campus.

LOWER CAMPUS: (McIntosh, Nerland, Lathrop, and Stevensoffer convenient access to the Patty Center and the Student Recreation as well as the Lola Tilly Dining facility. These nearby amenities make it a great location for student programs and sports camps.

UPPER CAMPUS: (Moore, Bartlett and Skarlandare just a stroll away from the Museum and the Wood Center making them an ideal option for visiting guests and conference participants. Plus the upper halls have beautiful south facing rooms with view of Denali.

CENTRAL CAMPUS: (Wickersham) the central location of Wickersham put it directly accross from the Wood Center and the Gruening Building. Wickersham is three stories of quad-bed and single-bed suite style living. Residents can prepare their own food in one of Wick’s three fully functional kitchens.

Apartments – Two-bedroom townhouse style apartments
The Cutler Student Apartments offer the off-campus feel that adults generally prefer, along with the benefits that come with living on campus. Each apartment offers two bedrooms, a full kitchen (dishware and cookware provided), living room and a bathroom for four (4) residents to share.

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