Academic Advising Center at UAF
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Get help with registration, adding or dropping classes, creating a four-year plan, exploring possible majors, discussing academic difficulties and more at UAF’s Academic Advising Center.
What We Do: About the Academic Advising Center
The Academic Advising Center provides advising for undeclared, pre-majors, AHEAD and non-degree seeking students. We can answer information on deadlines, degree and other education requirements and much more. If we do not have the answer, we’ll be happy to direct you to the appropriate person or office.
Important dates for the start of spring semester
Jan. 13 - First day of instruction
Jan. 20 - Alaska Civil Rights Day (no classes, most UAF offices closed)
Jan. 24 - Deadline for adding classes and late registration; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline
Jan. 24 - Last day for student- and faculty-initiated drops (with refund; course does not appear on academic record)
Jan. 24 - Tuition and fee payment deadline; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline
Feb. 17 - Spring graduation application deadline.
Other Advising Resources
We provide academic advising services for undeclared, pre-majors, AHEAD and non-degree seeking students. However, depending on your needs, there are many more advising resources available to you at UAF. We are happy to point you in the right direction to get the help you need. Here’s a list of other available advising services to get started.
Academic advising for students who have declared a major
Academic departments can give you the most up-to-date information about your degree requirements.Please contact your school/college directly to make an advising appointment
Academic advising for student athletes
Student-Athlete Academic Services provides academic advising and other resources specifically to help students who are involved in athletic programs at UAF.Learn more about academic advising for student athletes
Services for students with disabilities
If you have a disability, UAF Disability Services can help to make sure that your learning environment provides equal opportunity to achieve at the same level and receive the same benefits all students enjoy.Learn more about academic services and resources for students with disabilities
Advising for Alaska Native and rural students
Rural Student Services provides a vital link between rural communities and the university and helps Alaska Native and rural Alaskan students with class registration, financial aid, housing options, declaring a major and more.Learn more about Rural Student Services