Colleges, Military, & Other

Colleges, Military, & Other Valuable Resources

A wealth of information related to educational opportunities, financial aid, career exploration, and military service is available online to assist students with their post-high school transition planning. Check out the awesome sites below!

Links to Primary Alaska Colleges and Universities:

Ilisa─ívik College: Registration 907-852-1757, http://www.ilisagvik.edu

University of Alaska Anchorage: Admissions, Enrollment & Registration (907) 786-1480, http://www.uaa.alaska.edu

University of Alaska Fairbanks: Office of Admissions and the Registrar (800) 478-1823, http://www.uaf.edu

University of Alaska Southeast: Admissions (907) 796-6100, http://www.uas.alaska.edu

Alaska Pacific University: (800) 252-7528, http://www.alaskapacific.edu

Alaska Christian College: (907) 260-6722. http://www.alaskacc.edu/

 

Alaska Vocational Programs:

Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) – Alaska's Institute of Technology ~ Campuses located in Anchorage and Seward, AK. Training programs include Culinary Academy, Maritime Training, Allied Health, Applied Technologies (welding, diesel/heavy equipment training), Energy and Building Technologies, and Information Technology.
http://avtec.edu/

Alaska Job Corps – Alaska Job Corps students receive skills needed in today's workforce — at no cost to them or their families!
http://alaska.jobcorps.gov

All Things Military: Below are the official websites for the various branches of the military.

Air Force – http://www.af.mil/

Navy – http://www.navy.mil/

Coast Guard – http://www.uscg.mil/

United States Marine Corps – http://www.marines.mil/

Army – http://www.army.mil/

National Guard – http://www.nationalguard.mil/

Air National Guard – http://www.ang.af.mil/

Alaska Military Youth Academy – The mission of the National Guard Alaska Military Youth Academy ChalleNGe Program is to help intervene in and reclaim the lives of Alaska's at-risk youth and produce graduates with the values, skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed as adults. http://dmva.alaska.gov/AMYA

 

More beneficial (and sometimes cool) sites to check out!

The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) maintains a number of important resource websites. Explore their primary website for resources and information. http://acpe.alaska.gov The Alaska Career Information System (AKCIS) is one of the primary resources students frequently utilize to build their personal portfolios, plan for a successful future, and complete a number of tasks. Students should be utilizing this website throughout their high school career on a weekly basis.
http://acpe.alaska.gov/PLANNING/Education_Planning/AKCIS

Going to College in Alaska magazine This magazine contains useful tips to help Alaska’s high school students make educated decisions about post-secondary school options. The online magazine features sections on choosing and applying to colleges and student financial aid as well as information on the Alaska Performance Scholarship and how to apply.

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC): AIGC is a national organization providing educational assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate and undergraduate students throughout the United States. Check out the great scholarships and fellowships available! http://www.aigcs.org

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