Discover UAF: Inside Out


This is a sample of what Inside Out might look like.

9-10 a.m.
Check-In and Donuts With Deans
Check in for Inside Out and chat up the deans of UAF's schools and colleges.
Regents' Great Hall

10-10:45 a.m.
Inspiration starts here. Get the details of your day and get a taste of what it's like to be a part of Nanook Nation.
Davis Concert Hall

11 a.m.-11:45 p.m.

Academic  Open House and Presentations
A UAF degree offers the ultimate opportunity: a chance to make a living doing what you love. Learn from our faculty and staff how UAF can help you find your path. Not sure what you want to study? Choose a session that sounds interesting or attend the presentation specifically for undecided students.

Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development — Brookes 302
Improve the quality of life in Alaska's indigenous and rural communities through preparation for management and leadership positions in village governments, corporations, organizations and government agencies.

Business and Management — Duckering 342
Innovation in teaching, discovery and service prepares students for professional success in the fields of accounting, business administration, economics and emergency management.

Career and Technical Education — Gruening 409
The Community and Technical College programs prepare students for the workforce in public safety, technical and trade fields, and the healthcare industry.

Education  — Gruening 301
Prepare for a career in K-12 education while developing a deep understanding of the cultural, environmental and emotional context of education in Alaska's diverse communities.

Engineering and Mining — ELIF 301/305
Engineers invent, design or improve machines, structures and systems we use every day. Help build a better world through civil and environmental, computer science, electrical and computer, mechanical, mining and geological, and petroleum engineering.

Liberal Arts — Humanities, Social Sciences, Languages, and the Arts — Wood Center ballroom
The liberal arts examines the human experience by studying arts, humanities, social sciences, human behavior and languages to better understand and interpret the world and our place in it. Join the College of Liberal ARts for their annual Open House and connect with all of the academic departments to explore degree programs and opportunities.

Marine Biology, Fisheries and Ocean Sciences — O'Neill 201
Healthy communities, cultures and economies depend on healthy oceans and waterways. You can help protect and promote this vital resource through fisheries, marine biology or oceanography.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics — Reichardt Building
Studying natural sciences opens a world of career possibilities. Explore geosciences, forensic chemistry, physics, space science, biomedicine, wildlife conservation, environmental science or mathematics, to name just a few.

General Studies — Undecided and Undeclared — Schaible Auditorium
Unsure what you want to study? Not ready to declare a major? Learn how you can explore academic and career interests.

Various locations (See descriptions)

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

"We are CLA"
Join the College of Liberal Arts for their annual open house and connect with all of the academic department to explore degree programs and opportunities.

Wood Center ballroom


Noon-2 p.m.

Information session times:

  • Information Session 1 — Noon-12:20 p.m.
  • Information Session 2 — 12:30-12:50 p.m.
  • Information Session 3 — 1-1:20 p.m.
  • Information Session 4 — 1:30-1:50 p.m.

Choose Your Inside Out Experience

Rural Student Services (RSS) — Gruening 208
Celebrating 50 years of supporting students, RSS is an academic advising department that helps Native and rural students transition to college life at UAF.
Sessions 1 and 2

Student Support Services (SSS) — Gruening 202
SSS is dedicated to strengthening student self-efficacy, resilience and sense of belonging. In order to qualify for services, students must be a first-generation college student, have limited income or a documented disability.
Sessions 1 and 2

Study Away  — Gruening 205
UAF offers hundreds of national and international exchange, study abroad and international internship opportunities all over the US and the world!
Sessions 1 and 2

Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) — Gruening 206
UAF's resource for the development and promotion of experiential learning activities that engage undergraduate students to support UAF's goal to become a leading student-focused research university.
Session 1

Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) — Gruening 206
The ROTC program educates, trains and prepares students to serve as officers in the Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard.
Sessions 3 and 4

Honors College — Gruening 206
The UAF Honors College provides opportunities for students to pursue excellence in academic and personal development.
Sessions 3 and 4

Financial Aid — Gruening 202
UAF experts will answer your questions about the application process, FAFSA, financial aid and scholarships.
Sessions 3 and 4

Scholarship Writing — Gruening 208
Get tips and tricks on how to write scholarship essays and how to apply to the hundreds of scholarships UAF offers based on merit, financial need, outstanding achievement and more!
Sessions 3 and 4

Lunch — Wood Center, Dine 49
Served until 2 p.m.

Apply to UAF for free! — Wood Center, information desk
Apply for admission to UAF for free and get help with the admissions process.
Computers will be available from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Residence Life Open House — Moore-Bartlett-Skarland Complex
Meet with current residents and take a tour. Learn what it's like to live on campus.

Campus Tours — Wood Center, information desk
Hour-long tours to depart from the Wood Center information desk every 20 minutes starting at noon.
The last tour will depart at 1:20 p.m.

UAF Bookstore — Constitution Hall
Purchase #NanookNation hats, hoodies, t-shirts, notebooks and so much more.
Open 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. today.

 Various locations (See descriptions)

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Panels: Transitioning to College

Our experts will share their tips and tricks for making a successful transition to college.

Students Panel: Schaible Auditorium

Parents and Family Members Panel: ELIF, BP Design Theatre

3:45-5 p.m.
Closing Celebrations
We're not quite ready to say goodbye. Apply to college — for free — and grab a cookie, get your final questions answered and possibly win a scholarship!
Wood Center, multi-level lounge


4-5 p.m.
West Ridge Tour
West Ridge is home to many of UAFs science and research areas. The campus tour doesn't go this far up the hill, so we're hosting an "exclusive" tour at the end of the day.