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UAF Attractions

  • Visit the bookstore in Constitution Hall where Alaska's leaders gathered in 1955 to draft the Alaska Constitution. Don't forget to pick up your UAF souveniers!
  • The ARSC Discovery Lab is a three dimensional, immersive, virtual reality environment hosting an MD Flying Flex™ system that can accommodate several researchers at once, allowing simultaneous exploration of the same data.
  • The Geophysical Institute Map Office in the Akasofu Building offers aurora videos, slides, interactive CD-ROMs, USGS maps, maps of state and national parks, and nautical charts.
  • The Georgeson Botanical Garden is a nationally recognized botanical garden, designed to allow the public to learn about plant culture in the far north. 
  • The Large Animal Research Station is home to muskoxen, caribou, and reindeer. 
  • UAF's Rasmuson Library is the largest library in the state with more than 1.1 million volumes.
  • UAF Ski Trails are great for hiking & biking (PDF).
  • The University of Alaska Museum of the North is the only research and teaching museum in Alaska.
  • A hub for student activities, the Wood Center has options for dining & entertainment, including the UAF Pub.
  • For other options and information, check out the UAF Visitor's Guide

Take a Virtual Tour of UAF!

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Students heading to class at the UAF campus.
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Leaves beginning to fall on the UAF campus.
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