ABOUT UAF ONLINE PROGRAMSTake online classes or earn your degree from anywhere in the world for in-state tuition. UAF eCampus connects you with life-changing opportunities and experiences, in a supportive virtual learning environment designed to fit any schedule. Explore our online degree programs and begin a transformative educational journey without leaving your home.
Experience Online Education at UAF eCampus
Being a part of UAF eCampus is more than taking college classes online. It’s an experience. You’ll learn from top instructors and some of the leading researchers in the nation. You’ll also engage in hands-on learning and apply your classwork to real-world challenges.
UAF eCampus is one of only a few online school programs in the nation to earn Quality Matters’ Online Learner Support Certification. We are also ranked as one of America’s Best Military Friendly Online Colleges. Our online education programs are regularly featured on U.S. News & World Report’s lists of best online degrees, including:
- Best Online Bachelor’s Programs
- Best Online MBA Programs
- Best Online Criminal Justice/Criminology Programs
- Best Online Education Programs
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Explore Online Degrees and Courses at UAF eCampus
UAF offers the largest selection of online degrees and the longest-running distance learning program in Alaska. Available eCampus programs include:
- Bachelor’s online degrees
- Post-baccalaureate certificate online programs
- Master’s online degrees
- Graduate certificate online programs
- Associate online degrees
- Certificate online programs
- Occupational endorsement online programs
Online College Classes at UAF: What to Expect
Classes at UAF’s online school are much like you would experience in a traditional classroom, but in a more flexible format. You’ll share about yourself, and learn about your peers. Engage in discussion forums, do presentations and take exams. You’ll also interact with your instructors and get to know the people you’re learning from, and working with, on a personal basis.
As an eCampus student at UAF, you’ll benefit from:
- Personal attention and support from your professors
- Working with students from all over the world
- Active learning projects and hands-on work
- Community building with your classmates
Your online learning experience may involve using blogs, social media, video chat and other technology. For many online courses you’ll get to choose your own adventure by personalizing your learning experience. You’ll also have opportunities to work with local community organizations, take part in public service work and engage in other experiential learning opportunities.
While most online classes do not require meeting times, you will have weekly assignments to complete. Some online courses may also require you to take proctored exams, which can be completed at our UAF eCampus Exam Center or with a local proctor if you live outside of Fairbanks, Alaska. You’ll receive progress reports with grade feedback through the mid part of the semester. You can view your midterm grades at UAOnline.
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Getting started on your online degree program
Before your first semester of online school begins at UAF eCampus, you’ll want to set up your UA account and meet with your assigned advisor, who will help you make your course selections and register for classes.
You’ll also want to log in to Blackboard (your online course delivery system) and order any books you need for your courses. If you need to contact your instructor, go to people.alaska.edu to search for their email, phone number or office location.
You can find more information about setting up your UA account, registering for classes, logging into Blackboard and other helpful tips for ensuring a successful semester at our getting started page.
View the eCampus FAQ
Have questions about taking online classes at UAF? Find the answer in our FAQs.
Apply for scholarships to help pay for online school
UAF offers hundreds of scholarships each year you can apply for as an eCampus student.
Find dates and deadlines for online programs
While online degree courses generally follow UAF’s academic calendar, deadlines for some online courses may vary.