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Update on UA's COVID-19 response

For the latest information about the University of Alaska's response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, visit alaska.edu/coronavirus19.

Kenai Peninsula College buildings are closed at this time. All business is being conducted remotely, or by appointment. For general questions, please call 907-262-0330 or email KPC.info@alaska.edu.

If you have particular questions regarding technology or need assistance to connect to KPC remotely, call 907-262-0351. If you would like to get more information on classes or set up an appointment for Counseling and Advising, please call 907-262-0383 or email kpc.counseling@alaska.edu. For the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, please call Nancy Johnson at 907-235-1655 or email nejohnson2@alaska.edu. 

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JumpStart & High School Students

KPC offers high school juniors and seniors the chance to take college credits for a discounted rate while still in high school!

The JumpStart Program (Discounted Tuition Program)

High School Seniors & JuniorsJumpStart

The Basics:

  • Tuition for up to six credits per semester is subsidized by the Kenai Peninsula Borough, for residents of the Kenai Peninsula Borough.
  • Students are responsible for the remaining tuition, all student fees, and textbooks.
  • KPB residents are eligible to use the JumpStart program in the fall semester of their 11th grade school year.
  • Students must apply for a UA student account by submitting a Non-Degree-Seeking Admission form. This is usually a one-time process. 
  • Students must complete and sign the Secondary Student and Parent/Guardian Agreement form, have it signed by a parent/guardian, and submit it to Student Services.
  • Students must complete the Jumpstart Discounted Tuition Form (Kenai River Campus form, Kachemak Bay Campus form, Resurrection Bay Extension Site form, printable PDF form) have it reviewed and signed by a KPC Counselor or advisor, and submit it by the Add/Drop deadline each semester to receive the JumpStart discount. This form is required each semester to receive the discount. 
  • Students must have current ACCUPLACER, ALEKS, or SAT/ACT placement test scores, or college level Math and English courses, in order to meet prerequisites for registration. 
  • Students must complete the Online High School New Student Orientation for their campus.
  • Consult the Academic Calendar for registration dates.

High School Sophomores & Freshmen

The Basics:

  • Tuition is not subsidized; Students are responsible for all tuition, fees, and textbooks;
  • Students must apply for a UA student account by submitting a Non-Degree-Seeking Admission form. This is usually a one-time process. 
  • Students must complete and sign the Secondary Student and Parent/Guardian Agreement form, have it signed by a parent/guardian, and submit it to Student Services. 
  • Students must have current ACCUPLACER, ALEKS, or SAT/ACT placement test scores, or college level Math and English courses, in order to meet prerequisites for registration. 

JumpStart and high school students are encouraged to review the Student Code of Conduct.

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