The University of Alaska is dedicated to achieving excellence through diversity, and actively works to foster an inclusive, welcoming, respectful, diverse community that honors the range of perspectives and experiences of its members. 

Policy & Regulation

Explore the University of Alaska’s Board of Regents’ policies on diversity, inclusion, and nondiscrimination: 

Statement of Nondiscrimination 

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. 

The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

 The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included in UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

Applying for Jobs 

We strive to create a diverse and inclusive community that reflects the unique heritage of our state. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from everyone, including: women, people of color, Alaska Native community members, those of bilingual and bicultural experience, individuals with disabilities, veterans, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and people who inhabit any of those intersections. 

If you have questions related to diversity and inclusion with regards to any job posting, please contact the Talent Acquisition Team

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by Campus

For more information about diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives and programming at the campuses, please refer to the below websites, or reach out to the Chief Diversity Officers at each campus.

Alaska Native Success Initiative

The University of Alaska System, guided by the Board of Regents, is committed to improving the participation and success of Alaska Natives through educational achievement statewide, and improving Alaska Native representation and success throughout the University of Alaska system. Learn more about the Alaska Native Success Initiative (ANSI).


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