Step onto campus and you can sense it — this place feels right. It’s the vibrant community you’ve been looking for. Here you’ll make new connections and form lifelong friendships. This is a place that will stimulate your mind, touch your spirit and exceed your expectations. A place to explore, experience and engage life!
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a world-class institution that thrives on creative interaction between students, faculty, the local community, and the world. Our campus is alive with possiblities from our 24hr midnight summer sun to our signature -40 below winters. By living on campus you have friends next door, zero commute to class, and plenty of activities to join in — you are in the center of the action.
Living on campus not only is convenient and affordable, it's a great way to find a home within the university community. UAF's residence halls vary in size from the 320-resident Moore Hall to the Sustainable Village with just 16-residents. When campus is at your doorstep, the only thing you need to do is step outside.
Frequently Asked Residence Hall Questions
Living on campus offers not only a place to eat and sleep,
but the chance to be a part of the UAF community.
The M-B-S Complex houses Moore, Skarland and Skarland Halls with a tri-lobby area. To experience university life fully, nothing equals living on campus where students can enjoy convenience and a sense of community. With housing and dining needs met, students are free to concentrate on being a full-time student.
Wickersham Hall is a co-ed community, with separate community restrooms and showers for men and women. Hall amenities include furnished rooms with mini fridge and microwaves, and computer wifi connections in every room. There is a laundry facilities on the main floor. The building has three kitchens and a main lobby with a TV and pool table.
On the north side of campus, behind the Reichardt building, is the Cutler Student Apartment Complex. 60 two-bedroom apartments with a living room, full kitchen and bathroom allow upper-class students to make the transition from residence hall to apartment-style living. Each unit is occupied by four students and is furnished with all bedroom furniture and a dinette set.
The UAF Sustainable Village is a community for students who are passionate about the environment and reducing their carbon footprint. The Village is an environmentally-focused community that conducts real time research concerning renewable energy sources. This ground breaking research is in collaboration with the UAF Office of Sustainability and the Cold Climate Housing Research Center. Residents of the Village make a conscious effort to conserve energy and water, and are helping to bring sustainable housing to the UAF campus.
The UA Scholars Program encourages Alaska's high school graduates to get their advanced education in Alaska. The UA Scholars Award can cover eligible expenses such as undergraduate tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies and other educational costs associated with going to a UA school.