Academic Advising Center at UAF



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

Schedule an appointment with an academic advisor

Are you looking for one on one academic support and fall within one of these categories?

  • General Studies Majors (Undeclared Degree-seeking students)
  • Pre-Majors
  • AHEAD students
  • Non-Degree seeking students
  • Study Away Program
  • Athletics
At this time we are holding all appointments virtually via ZOOM or by phone

Academic advising hours

UAF’s Academic Advising Center is located in room 510 of the Gruening Building at 1747 South Chandalar Drive. Our regular hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Not yet applied to UAF?

Before we can help you with academic advising services, you must submit your application to UAF. If you have not applied to UAF, apply now or contact the Admissions Office before scheduling an academic advising appointment.



Find additional learning resources

From study labs to peer mentorship, this collection of learning resources can connect you with a variety of opportunities at UAF.

Compare majors and academic program outcomes

Here’s a trail guide to course sequences on your degree path to help you explore different majors and understand the kind of knowledge and skills you’ll develop. You can browse by interest, college/school and more.

View General Education Requirements

General education courses help to ensure that you graduate with a broad range of academic knowledge. This is required curriculum that is part of every bachelor’s degree program.

Learn about applying for college and registering for classes

Applying for college involves completing your UAF application and submitting it online. Once you apply for admission, receive your acceptance and enroll, you can then register for the specific courses you want to take.




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