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Kachemak Bay: a marine wonderland!

Students from all over the country are enrolling in KBC's Semester by the Bay program.

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KRC offers a full slate of EMS courses!

A world class EMS department offers ETT, EMT I, II, III and a Paramedic AAS degree!

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KPC: UAA on the Peninsula

KPC has offered quality higher education for more than 53 years!

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Revitalizing AK Native languages is a KPC priority!

Now offering language courses in Dena'ina, Ahtna and Yupik!

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KPC has programs to train operators and instrument techs!

Offering training in a state-of-the-art Career & Tech Center at KRC!

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Upcoming Events  


Last Day of Classes (1st 5-week session)College Wide
Jun 25
All Day

Last Day of Classes (1st 5-week session)

You have good reason to look as happy as this pup in a swing! 

No Classes Held (KPC/UAA)College Wide
Jun 26
All Day

No Classes Held (KPC/UAA)

No classes are held today.

First Day of ClassesCollege Wide
Jun 27
All Day

First Day of Classes

Welcome to the first day of classes for the second 5-week session of summer.

Grades Entered via UAOnlineCollege Wide
Jun 28
All Day

Grades Entered via UAOnline

Grades for the first 5-week session of summer will be entered by faculty into UAOnline. 

KPC Closed for Summer RecessCollege Wide
Jul 4
to
Jul 5
All Day

KPC Closed for Summer Recess

Take a break and enjoy a couple days off! Happy Independence Day!

No Classes Held (KPC/UAA) College Wide
Jul 4
All Day

No Classes Held (KPC/UAA)

Happy Independence Day! Enjoy a few days of freedom...

Last Day for Refund of TuitionCollege Wide
Jul 9
All Day

Last Day for Refund of Tuition

Today is the last day to get a 100% refund of your tuition for the second 5-week session of summer. Contact us no later than today if you need a refund.

Process Tech, Instrumentation & Welding summer advising Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai River Campus, Resurrection Bay Extension Site
Jul 11

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Process Tech, Instrumentation & Welding summer advising

Learn about the Process Tech and Instrumentation associate of applied science degrees and the Welding certificate and what it takes to start the program(s) in the fall semester.…

Process Tech, Instrumentation & Welding summer advisingKenai River Campus, Kachemak Bay Campus, Resurrection Bay Extension Site
Jul 25

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Process Tech, Instrumentation & Welding summer advising

Learn about the Process Tech and Instrumentation associate of applied science degrees and the Welding certificate and what it takes to start the program(s) in the fall semester.…

Deadline for UAA/KPC Summer Graduation ApplicationCollege Wide
Jul 27
All Day

Deadline for UAA/KPC Summer Graduation Application

If you're planning to graduate at the end of summer, make sure you get your application in by today.

Last Day of Summer ClassesCollege Wide
Aug 4
All Day

Last Day of Summer Classes

You made it through the summer! We look forward to seeing you in the fall!

Grades posted!College Wide
Aug 8
All Day

Grades posted!

Grades will be entered into UAOnline for the 10-week and second 5-week sessions of summer.

Faculty Contract EndsCollege Wide
Aug 11
All Day

Faculty Contract Ends

Thanks for all your hard work over the summer, faculty! 

Faculty Contract BeginsCollege Wide
Aug 12
All Day

Faculty Contract Begins

Welcome back, faculty!

Fall Convocation at KBCCollege Wide
Aug 21
All Day

Fall Convocation at KBC

KBC and KRC will be closed for Fall Convocation. 

KRC Residence Hall Fall move-inKenai River Campus
Aug 22
All Day

KRC Residence Hall Fall move-in

Welcome students! For more information, about living at KRC, check out

First day of fall semester classesCollege Wide
Aug 27
All Day

First day of fall semester classes

Welcome students! Have a wonderful semester. 

First day senior citizens can register using tuition waivers  College Wide
Aug 27
All Day

First day senior citizens can register using tuition waivers

Attention senior citizens today is the first day of registering using tuition waivers. For more information about senior citizen tuition waivers see the

Closed for Labor DayCollege Wide
Sep 3
All Day

Closed for Labor Day

KPC/ UAA are closed for the Labor Day holiday. 

Late registration period College Wide
Sep 4
to
Sep 7
All Day

Late registration period

The late registration period is Sep. 4 - 7. Late registration requires instructors approval and signature. 

Last day to add or drop a classCollege Wide
Sep 7
All Day

Last day to add or drop a class

Today is the last day to add or drop a class for Fall 2018 semester.  Students wishing to add or drop are encouraged to speak with their advisor.  For more…

Last day for credit to auditCollege Wide
Sep 7
All Day

Last day for credit to audit

Today is the last day for a credit to audit change. 

$125 late payment fee assessed College Wide
Sep 17
All Day

$125 late payment fee assessed

A $125 late payment fee will be assessed today, at 5 p.m., for any outstanding tuition and/or fees. 

Spring 2019 schedule is now available on UAOnlineCollege Wide
Oct 29
All Day

Spring 2019 schedule is now available on UAOnline

The spring 2018 class schedule is available at UAOnline. Students are encouraged to meet with an advisor…

Last day for student-initiated withdrawCollege Wide
Nov 2
All Day

Last day for student-initiated withdraw

Today is the last day for student-initiated withdraw. Students considering withdrawing from a class are encouraged to contact their instructor and advisor. 

$175 late payment fee assessedCollege Wide
Nov 5
All Day

$175 late payment fee assessed

A $175 late payment fee will be assessed today for any outstanding tuition and/or fees. 

Spring 2019 priority registration: veteran studentsCollege Wide
Nov 9
All Day

Spring 2019 priority registration: veteran students

Veteran students may register today, walk-in/paper only. For more information contact…

Spring 2019 priority registration: seniorsCollege Wide
Nov 12
All Day

Spring 2019 priority registration: seniors

Admitted seniors (90+ credits) may register starting today.

Spring 2019 priority registration: juniorsCollege Wide
Nov 13
All Day

Spring 2019 priority registration: juniors

Admitted juniors (60-89 credits) may register starting today.

Spring 2019 priority registration: sophomores
Nov 14
All Day

Spring 2019 priority registration: sophomores

Admitted sophomores (30-59 credits) may register starting today.

Spring 2019 priority registration: freshmenCollege Wide
Nov 15
All Day

Spring 2019 priority registration: freshmen

Admitted freshmen (0-29 credits) may register starting today.

Spring 2019 priority registration: students with pending spring admission applicationCollege Wide
Nov 19
All Day

Spring 2019 priority registration: students with pending spring admission application

Students with pending spring admission applications may register starting today. 

Non-teaching dayCollege Wide
Nov 21
All Day

Non-teaching day

Today is a non-teaching day, no classes will be held. 

KPC/UAA closed for the Thanksgiving HolidayCollege Wide
Nov 22
to
Nov 23
All Day

KPC/UAA closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

All campuses will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday, Nov. 22 and 23. 

Spring 2019 registration open
Nov 26
All Day

Spring 2019 registration open

Registration for Spring 2019 is now open to the general public. 

Deadline for UAA/KPC Fall 2018 graduation applicationCollege Wide
Dec 7
All Day

Deadline for UAA/KPC Fall 2018 graduation application

Today is the deadline for Fall 2018 graduation applications. For more information, see the

Last day of fall classes College Wide
Dec 8
All Day

Last day of fall classes

Good luck on finals!

Finals WeekCollege Wide
Dec 10
All Day

Finals Week

Students, good luck! 

KRC Residence Hall fall check-out Kenai River Campus
Dec 16
All Day

KRC Residence Hall fall check-out

Make sure to check out by 5 p.m. today!  For more information, about living at KRC, check out 

Winter BreakCollege Wide
Dec 16
All Day

Winter Break

Winter break will be Dec. 16, 2018, to Jan. 13, 2019. No classes will be held during the break. 

Grades entered by faculty via UAOnlineCollege Wide
Dec 19
All Day

Grades entered by faculty via UAOnline

Grades are entered by faculty today on UAOnline. They will be available for students to view on Dec. 12. 

Grades available to view at UAOnlineCollege Wide
Dec 20
All Day

Grades available to view at UAOnline

Grades are available to view at UAOnline today. Congratulations on…

Campus closed for winter holidays College Wide
Dec 22
All Day

Campus closed for winter holidays

All KPC campuses will be closed for winter break Dec. 22 to Jan. 1. 

First day senior citizens can register using tuition waivers  College Wide
Jan 14
All Day

First day senior citizens can register using tuition waivers

Attention senior citizens, today is the first day of registering using tuition waivers. For more information about senior citizen tuition waivers…

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Recent News  


This month's KPC Word on Campus

What are your summer plans, and do they include taking any KPC summer classes?

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Photo of Abigail Erwin

I want to take summer classes, but I will be working at Frames & Things.

– Abigail Erwin, KRC

Undeclared

Photo of Nathan Grilley

I will be spending the summer with my family and friends while working.

– Nathan Grilley, KRC

Bachelor of Science, Applied Technologies Leadership

Photo of Kirby Calderwood

I plan on taking summer classes full time, while working part-time. I also plan on having family come visit me during the summer.

– Kirby Calderwood, KBC

Associate of Arts

Photo of Ethan Dunn

I will not be taking any KPC classes because I will be at Army basic training.

– Ethan Dunn, KRC

Undeclared

Photo of Dennis Sweitzer

I can't take summer classes due to financial reasons, so I will be working to save money.

– Dennis Sweitzer, KRC

Associate of Arts

Photo of Bridget Doran,

I will not be able to take any summer classes this year. I will be commercial fishing for part of the summer and making money so I can continue classes in the fall!

– Bridget Doran,, KBC

Associate of Arts

Photo of Tara Findlay

Lots of fishing, foraging, and hiking, and yes, school. I will be taking two five-week online classes to finish my AA!

– Tara Findlay, KBC

Associate of Arts

Photo of Duncan Partridge

I am planning on going to a religious summer camp. I have no plans for KPC summer classes.

– Duncan Partridge, KBC

Associate of Arts

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