UAF is committed to all veterans and military students—active duty, reserve, guard, separated and retired—as well as their dependents who are exploring UAF's academic opportunities. Staff members in Department of Military and Veterans' Services, Financial Aid, Admissions, and Career Services are here to help you with any challenges you encounter while working in or transitioning from a military to an academic environment.



Military academic programs

Did you know that UAF offers minors and degree programs for students with military backgrounds? 

Department of Military & Veteran Services

The UAF DMVS assists veterans, service members, and eligible dependents with paperwork for degree and certificate programs. As a liaison with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the School Certifying Official monitors the academic progress of eligible students in compliance with Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations

Avoid late BAH payments and school late fees! Initiate your VA paperwork 60-90 days prior to your school start date.


Fort Wainwright:

Ramona McAfee

You can visit Ramona McAfee at UAF's office in the Army Education Center on Fort Wainwright.

Eielson Air Force Base:

Elaine Martin

You can visit Elaine Martin at UAF's office in the Education Center on Eielson Air Force Base.

On the web:

For more information about the services and support UAF provides at Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base, see the Northern Military Programs website.

Dept. of Military and Veterans Services:

Jackie Morton

Director, Department of Military and Veteran Services

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Dept. of Military and Veterans Services:

Luke Notman

Advisor (last names A-L), Department of Military and Veteran Services

Make an appointment

Dept. of Military and Veterans Services:

Cara Highs

Advisor (last names M-z), Department of Military and Veteran Services 

Make an appointment

In the Office of Admissions:

Anna Gagne-Hawes

Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment