Ivar Skarland Hall
Ivar Skarland Hall opened in 1964, and renovated in 2011 and 2019. Located in the MBS complex a prime location on Upper Campus, a short walk or shuttle ride to everything! Skarland is an EDGE (or first-year) hall and one of the two first year halls during the school year, the other being Moore Hall. The four-story building has capacity for over a 100 students in single and double occupancy rooms, with lounges on second, and fourth floor, a laundry room on the third, and a large study hall lounge on the ground floor.
Skarland is home to the Honors, Engineering, Outdoor Adventures, and Impact House Living Learning Communities.
Need help after hours? Call the Resident Assistant on duty 907-378-6055.
Super-single rooms also available. Super-single room is a double room with one occupant.
- Kitchen (1)
- Free on-site laundry (1)
- Furnished lounges (4)
- Live-in staff
- In room wifi
- Home to Honors, Engineering, Outdoor Adventures and Impact House Living Learning Communities
By the numbers:
- 4 Floors
- 83 Rooms
- 138 Residents
- Constructed 1964
- Renovated 2011 and 2019
Our live-in professional and student staff are here to help our residents prosper in and out of the classroom.
Resident Directors (RD) have a background in student development. They are responsible for promoting a positive residential community, and facilitating large-and small-scale programs to help integrate residents into student life at UAF.
Resident Assistants (RA) have extensive training with student concerns and campus resources. They help organize social and educational programs throughout the year. They are trained in mediation and are available to help resolve any roommate conflicts within the community.
Desk Attendants (DA) work at the front desk of each residence hall. They promote safe a campus environment and offer general customer service, report emergency situations and work with RAs to address policy violations or safety concerns.
Peer Mentors (PM) are students who live in Moore and Skarland and can assist residents with a variety of academic subjects. They have taken a variety of core classes and hold tutor hours where any residential students can come for assistance. They are also responsible for hosting academic programs, and specifically focus on first year student success.
Maeve Spiegler, Resident Director
Parker Epple, Elise Wood, Michael Montuya, Meredith McMahon, Cameron Blood
Luci Farrell, Abraham Nygren, Zachary Greenberg, Elissa Koyuk
Not pictured: Dianne Pablo
Alana Kilby, Nana Matsui, Bradley Morton, Sophia Macander, Theng Yang, Curtis Clowar