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Develop new job skills. Access support and advising resources to help you achieve your goals and support your community. You can do it all at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus (NWC).

Whether you're applying for a degree program or just want to take a class, here's where the next step of your adventure starts.

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Explore Opportunities at Northwest Campus

The Northwest Campus offers academic degree programs, specialized skills training, personalized advising and other resources to support the people and communities of Western Alaska.

From High Latitude Range Management, cultural training for K-12 educators, to Iñupiaq language courses and workshops, we offer diverse opportunities to learn and grow in your work and in your life. You can take classes face-to-face or by distance. Thanks to generous funding support, we have accessible courses available for anyone who is interested in joining the NWC community.

Our students are of all ages and come from many different places in Alaska. They are high school students and working adults. Parents and grandparents. Local artists and tradespeople. Leaders who serve on boards and councils. People from all backgrounds with a shared passion for lifelong learning. Join our community.


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Student Services at Northwest Campus

Education is a journey, and it helps to have people who care beside you. At the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus, you can count on having a team by your side to support you every step of the way.   

Our advisors will help you explore academic options, plan a course of study, grow your network and identify the best financial aid opportunities for your needs. They often travel to communities to connect face-to-face with students, as well as through virtual meetings. Additional student services available at Northwest Campus include:


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Northwest Campus Degrees and Programs

Earn your degree, complete a job training program or take local-based skills courses. Whether you’re going for your associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree — or looking for special interests courses to enrich your everyday life — ’s Northwest Campus has options to get you where you want to go.    

Programs at Northwest Campus span many different academic areas, industries and trades. Popular examples include:



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