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  • UA Online

    UAOnline outage Thanksgiving weekend

    November 27, 2019

    UAOnline will be offline starting early Thursday morning through the Thanksgiving break. The outage will last from midnight Thursday, Nov. 28, until 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2. During this time, students will be unable to access registration and other functions within UAOnline. However, CourseFinder will still be available to search the class schedule. This outage will not impact Blackboard or other systems.
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  • UA Foundation seeks nominations for 2020 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence

    November 27, 2019

    The University of Alaska Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence. The prize, which includes a $15,000 award, is presented to an individual who has demonstrated excellence in support of the University of Alaska. Any UA student, faculty, staff or volunteer who has made a significant contribution to the university's mission is eligible to be nominated.
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  • Board of Regents

    UA Board of Regents to hold special board meeting and statewide public testimony on Monday, Oct. 28

    October 25, 2019

    The University of Alaska Board of Regents will hold a special board meeting from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28 to review and discuss the chancellors' responses to the letter from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The agenda for the emergency meeting will be posted on Friday, Oct. 25 and can be found at https://alaska.edu/bor/agendas/.
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  • Thanksgiving potluck

    Annual Statewide staff Thanksgiving Potluck will be held on Nov. 22

    October 25, 2019

    The Statewide Administrative Assembly would like to invite you to the annual Statewide staff Thanksgiving Potluck on Friday, November 22 from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m in Butrovich 109.
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  • University of Alaska joins collaborative to address sexual and gender harassment in higher education

    October 25, 2019

    The University of Alaska has joined National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and 60 colleges, universities, and research institutions to launch an Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. The action collaborative is a four-year commitment that focuses on the faculty role and engagement in Title IX.
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  • Butrovich building

    Updated Butrovich Building directory

    October 25, 2019

    The directory for the Butrovich Building has been updated. Download a PDF here.
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  • Alaska 529

    After 18 years, the UA College Savings Plan launches new brand

    October 25, 2019

    The UA College Savings Plan announced that it is changing its name to Alaska 529 as of October 15, 2019. The Alaska-based education savings plan is offered by the Education Trust of Alaska. After 2017 tax reform expanded the use of 529 plans, the Education Trust of Alaska determined the need for a name and a brand that better represents the products and services it provides.
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  • October 2019 SAA Meeting Highlights

    October 25, 2019

    The Statewide Administration Assembly (SAA) held a regular business meeting on Thursday, Oct. 17. Below are highlights from the meeting.
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  • Winter closure will be Dec. 24-Jan. 1

    October 24, 2019

    The University of Alaska observes a winter closure period. This academic year's winter closure will be Dec. 24, 2019, through Jan. 1, 2020. Additional soft closure days may be observed Dec. 18-23, 2019, and Jan. 2-3, 2020.
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  • Employee Assistance Program helps with legal and financial challenges

    October 24, 2019

    From locating child care facilities, to legal assistance, and financial challenges, Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is only a phone call away. The program's qualified professionals are here to help University of Alaska employees and their families at no cost. These services are completely confidential and can be easily accessed 24/7, offering around-the-clock assistance for all of life's challenges.
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