For over a decade, UAF's Homeland Security and Emergency Management program has been
ahead of national trends in higher education by developing long-term, coequal relationships
with community members and organizations. These partnerships provide meaningful opportunities
for faculty and student involvement in our community, strengthening the academic experience,
and providing tangible benefits to all.
Alaska Emergency Management Association (AKEMA)
The AKEMA supports Alaskans in preventing, preparing, mitigating and responding to,
and recovering from the crises that affect Alaska, our communities and our people.
Students receive practical real world experience in challenging environments, and
Alaskan communities receive support from Alaska's own future leaders.
University Fire Department (UFD)
The University Fire Department provides professional fire, rescue and medical services
to our community while developing leaders in tomorrow's emergency services workforce.
The UAF HSEM program has been proud partners with UFD since the program’s inception.
The UFD is an extraordinary program that prepares student firefighters for careers
in fire and emergency services.