Academic Advising Center at UAF
Frequently Asked Questions
- Visit the UAF COVID-19 website to learn how UAF is responding to the COVID-19 situation, find information for students, as well as the latest UAF communication and policies, FAQs and resources.
Apply For Emergency Funding:
- We understand that you may have been financially impacted by COVID-19. If you need financial assistance, apply for the Student Support Fund.
We are here for you-
- Need help registering for classes?
- Need to add/drop classes?
- Want to create a 4-year plan?
- Ready to explore possible majors?
- Need support and guidence through academic difficulties?
What We Do-The Academic Advising Center
The core of the UAF Academic Advising Center prides ourselves on maintaining personal relationships with students to help you to feel supported as you reach for your goals and academic potential through a multitude of shared resources, approchable advising and a welcoming environment. The AAC centers around supporting the following students:
The UAF Academic Advising Center, under the Division of General Studies proudly serves as a resource for information and training to the UAF academic advising community, and advises the following students:
" Things were explained thoroughly and I felt a personal connection with my academic advisor which was amazing."-UAF Student
"My advisor was extremely accommodating and wanted nothing less than to see my issue resolved."-UAF Student
" Most productive and helpful academic counseling session I’ve ever had."-UAF Student
"My advisor was r eally friendly and treated me like an individual and not just another student."-UAF Student
" Really great: my advisor really sat with me while I told them my woes and cried. It was really lovely and helpful to talk with them."-UAF Student
"My advisor is excellent to work with. They are thoughtful and demonstrate a commitment to students and their successful graduation. I am extremely grateful for what they have done for me."-UAF Student
Important dates for the start of spring 2021 semester
Jan. 11 - First day of instruction
Jan. 18 - Alaska Civil Rights Day (no classes, most UAF offices closed)
Jan. 22 - Deadline for adding classes and late registration; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline
Jan. 22 - Last day for student- and faculty-initiated drops (with refund; course does not appear on academic record)
Jan. 22 - Tuition and fee payment deadline; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline
Feb. 15 - 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