Welcome to UAF!

Let us know whether you'd like to accept your admission, postpone it or if you'll be unable to attend.

Follow these instructions to set up your UAF student account (select "Activate My UA Account" tab). For more assistance, contact the OIT Support Center at 800-478-8226, 907-450-8300 or helpdesk@alaska.edu.

If you’ve taken the SAT, ACT, Accuplacer or AP or IB exam — send us your scores for course placement. Be sure to take your math placement test.

*You can submit your ACT or SAT scores by requesting them to be sent from ACT or College Board (SAT and AP), the UAF school code for ACT 0064 is and for SAT is 4866.

To be considered official, transcripts must arrive in sealed envelopes from the institution. You may also submit your transcripts electronically through a secure transcript service.

If you haven't taken the ACT/SAT, complete the UAF Writing Placement exam. If you don't have Math transfer credit (including AP), then please take the ALEKS.

You’ll need to meet with your advisor before you are eligible to register for your classes.

Registration is done on UAOnline. Textbooks can be ordered online or purchased at the UAF Bookstore.

We may need additional information from you to approve you for in-state tuition status (PDF) or for the Western Undergraduate Exchange program (WUE). You can find your residency status on your acceptance letter or check it at UAOnline.

Explore the scholarships, grants and loans that are available to UAF students, and don't forget to submit your FAFSA by June 30 to qualify for the Alaska Performance Scholarship if you are a graduate of an Alaska high school.

*UAF's FAFSA school code: 001063

The priority housing application deadline is June 30 — apply before then for the most room options. First-year students 20 years old and younger are required to live on-campus their first year. For questions or assistance with your housing application, please contact UAF Residence Life at 907-474-7247 or uaf-housing@alaska.edu.

COVID-19 immunization

UAF does not require COVID-19 vaccinations for students, staff or faculty to attend classes or live on campus. Read the full message from Chancellor White. Un-vaccinated individuals are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing while on campus. 

Required immunizations for students living in campus housing

All newly admitted students living in campus housing must provide proof of the following immunizations, which can be uploaded to the Student Health and Counseling Center patient portal.

  • Meningococcal (MCV4) - administered after the age of 16
  • Tetanus (Tdap, TD) - administered in the last 10 years)
  • 2 Mumps, Measles, Rubella (MMR)
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test (TB) - required with initial move in

Now that you have registered for classes, we will only be able to provide your student information to you. If you would like for your parents, guardian or another individual to have access to your information, submit a FERPA release to grant them access to some or all of your information. This includes grades, account balances and any other information related to you.

Are you driving to Alaska through Canada?

You'll need to show documentation at the Canadian border to show you are coming to Alaska to study. Download and print a personalized travel verification memo to provide to border officials. Call or text the Office of Admissions at 907-474-7500 or email uaf-admissions@alaska.edu if you have any questions or if you have trouble accessing your memo.

Download and print a personalized travel verification memo


Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Can't visit us in-person? Explore UAF by taking a virtual tour. See 360s, photos and maps to help get acquainted with the Fairbanks campus.

Take a virtual tour
Prospective UAF students on a campus tour

Visit campus virtually

Haven't visited campus yet? We are happy to connect you with your department, set up an academic advising appointment, give you a campus tour, set up a meeting with financial aid or schedule a time for you to speak with an admissions counselor.

Schedule a virtual campus visit
Sunflower in front of MBS housing complex on UAF campus


Visit the Residence Life website for info about moving into your new home!

Residence Life