The speaking center will be able doing in person for the spring 2021 semester on Thursday afternoons only. All other appointments made will be virtual appointments.

LET US HELP YOU

The UAF Speaking Center is here for you! We are open to all students, faculty, and alumni in need of help with public speaking, presentations, mock interviews and more. Offering both telephonic and  virtual coaching options, we can coach you even if you aren't currently in the Fairbanks area. We provide appointments for one-on-one coaching sessions with a professional public speaking coach for immediate guidance and constructive feedback for:

  • Outlining
  • Topic selection
  • Thesis statements
  • Overcoming speech anxiety 
  • Visual aids
  • Practice and view
  • Nonverbals
  • Eye contact
  • Mock interview prep
  • And more!

Book an appointment today. You’ll be glad you did!

STATISTICS 2017-2019

Over 1,300 coaching appointments

97% of students rated our subject matter expertise as very good or excellent

100% rated our attentiveness as very good or excellent

99% rated helpfulness as excellent or very good

96% are extremely likely to refer a friend or classmate and come back for additional support

INTRODUCING THE NEW MOBILE SPEAKING CENTER

We now have Speaking Center coaches located at the Rural Student Services.  Can't make it all the way to Gruening, visit us for help at our new mobile location!See you again in the Fall!


Need to cancel? Just send us an email!

Spring 2021 Hours


Monday

 9am-12pm

Tuesday

9am-1pm & 1:30pm-4pm

Wednesday

9am-12pm

Thursday

9-1pm & 1:30pm-4pm     

RSS 10am- 12pm

Friday

9am-11am

 

Due to COVID the Speaking Center will be doing most appointments virtually.  Email for additional availability if you do not see a time that works for you at uaf-speakingcenter@alaska.edu

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507 Gruening

Located on the fifth floor of the Gruening building.

1747 South Chandalar Dr. Suite 507