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 face-to-face 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!

The UAF Speaking Center also holds workshops throughout the semester. See below for our workshop schedule for this fall 2018 semester or book an appointment today. You’ll be glad you did!


Over 700 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 

Fall 2018 Workshop Schedule


Introducing the new:

Mobile Speaking Center!

We now have Speaking Center coaches located at the Rural Student Services on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2pm-4pm and on upper campus in IRVI 201 on Wednesdays from 2pm-5pm. Can't make it all the way to Gruening, visit us for help at one of our new mobile locations!

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Need to cancel? Just send us an email!

Monday

10-7

Tuesday

9-1 & 2-6:30

Wednesday

9-1 & 2-6:30

Thursday


9-4 & 6-7

Friday

10:30-7

Saturday

11-3:30

Walk-ins are accepted if space is available.

507 Gruening

Located on the fifth floor of the Gruening building.

1747 South Chandalar Dr. Suite 507 

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