Welcome to Summer Sessions!

The Summer Sessions program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is an exceptional opportunity for students to enhance their educational goals in a concentrated time period and for community members to take part in some of the innovative and unusual classes taught by outstanding faculty and guest lecturers.

Explore Japan with us - January 16-31, 2019

Take a journey through Japan from explorations of the world’s largest metropolis to the elaborate rituals of the Way of Tea. Ride the famous Shinkansen Bullet train taking you from samurai castles to Buddhist temples. Experience both the well known cities and some of the hidden jewels of rural Japan. Join in with experiences such as soba buckwheat noodle making and woodblock printing. Walk along the ancient Nakasendo highway through charming post-towns and savour the many types of delicious Japanese cuisine the country has to offer.Click here to register.

Take a Walk Down Memory Lane

Distinguished retired faculty have been invited to share with us their wisdom, their memories, and highlights from their careers at UAF via the Down Memory Lane series. Veteran journalist Robert Hannon will host Down Memory Lane every Monday night from June 11 through August 6, at 7 pm in the Elvey Auditorium on the UAF campus. Click here to see this year's lineup.

Winged Wonders Weekend Course

Birds connect Alaska to the world! Learn the fascinating ecology of resident and migratory birds found in the Fairbanks area. This non-credit course taught August 3-5 by Alaska Songbird Institute includes classroom and field components. Spend time at the Creamer's Field Migration Station, with opportunities to see wild birds up close, learn research techniques, and discover how local research contributes to long-term bird conservation. To register, complete this form.

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