Thursday, October 23

2008 Annual BSSD Ed. Conference!

Northwest Campus was at the annual BSSD Educational Conference!



We had a table available for Headstart and BSSD students and staff to stop and visit us! Reese and Kacey also did a presentation on Friday about MYUA Portal and showed participants how to access their student information online.
It was great seeing everyone there!

Friday, September 12

Use UAOnline!

As a student, you can access unofficial transcripts, grades, Registration, Course Listings, account information and even pay tuition online at a website called UAONLINE.
Transcripts on UAONLINE are unofficial, however accurate records of a student’s academic history.

Directions for looking up your unofficial transcripts online:
1. Pull up the University of Alaska UAONLINE website.
2. Click the first link “Login to Secured Area (students, staff & faculty)
3. Enter your Student ID and PIN information. (If you don't have this information then click on lookup form)
4. Select 'Student Services, Financial Aid and Account Information'
5. Select 'Student Records'
6. Select 'Academic Transcript'
Choose the Transcript Level and Transcript Type (WEB Unofficial Transcript) you want to view.

If you have questions or difficulties viewing your
unofficial transcripts at UAOnline contact the
Help Desk at (907) 474-4667 or toll free: (800) 478-4667.

Did you know that you can pay your tuition online at UAOnline too!?

You can, just login to your account and pay online with a major credit card or bank routing number.

If you find difficulty or have problems, contact the UAF Business Office at:
1-907-474-7384.
You can pay via telephone that way also.

Contact NWC for any specific questions. 1.800.478.2202
Questions, suggestions or comments may be sent to: sygenid@alaska.edu

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Fall 08 Event Calendar

Northwest Campus Advisors Kacey Miller and Reese Huhta make trips to the regional communities regularly. We can come to your community to discuss enrolling in courses, assist you with financial aid, and provide student support to help you earn a degree from home!
Can we help you!?

Here is Kacey's travel plans for Fall 08 Semester:
September 18: Savoonga
September 30- October 11: Fairbanks
October 20-24: Unalakleet

When can we travel to your community to your community?
Please let us know! :)

Wednesday, September 10

Student Discounts!

Did you know that UAF students are eligible for special discounts on technology products and online merchandise through the UAF bookstore?

The UAF Bookstore provides computer technology products with higher education discounts at reasonable prices. They are a Higher Education computer reseller for Sony, Acer, Toshiba, and Lenovo systems and offer software titles from Adobe, Microsoft, Autodesk and FileMaker (to name a few).

By using your UAF student e-mail address to email your request or directly calling them, you can receive these discounts on hardware and software, as well as through private companies such as Mac and Microsoft. In fact, Microsoft is again offering "The Ultimate Steal Deal" which provides the full version of Microsoft Office 2007 for $59 to anyone registered for .5 credits (one-half credit) or more.

(set up your UAF Email at: http://webmail.uaf.edu)

AND- You can order UAF Nanook apparel and merchandise online! Whoo hoo!

Be sure to take advantage of the discounts and all the “perks” that come with being a UAF student!

UAF BOOKSTORE!

Monday, February 18

Unalakleet LRC's office hours

Unalakleet LRC's Spring 2008 Hours of Operation

Reese Huhta, Academic Advisor and Student Services Professional, has regular office hours. They are held in the UAF-Northwest Campus Learning Resource Center from 9 AM to 5 PM weekdays, with the exception of Friday when the LRC closes at 4 PM. He is also available by appointment. Call 624-3157/888-624-3158.

Velma Johnson, Academic Coordinator, will be in Monday through Thursday from 4 PM to 8 PM. She is also available by special arrangement. Call 624-3147

Our computer lab is open to anyone interested in furthering his or her education. Our computers may be used for educational purposes, including investigating career & learning opportunities, and doing research. The computer lab is open from 9 AM to 8 PM Monday-Thursday and from 9 AM to 4 PM on Fridays.

Please stop by or call for additional information:

Registration, advising & degree planning

Financial aid options, placement testing and career information

Learn about the newly developed student services resources: NWC GOLD, tutoring, & online advising. Learn how to check your personal student account online at uaonline.alaska.edu and how to login to Blackboard and Elluminate for distance courses

Get information on UAF Cooperative Extension Service programs, IPY presentations, Academic Workshops

We are a University audio-conference and Elluminate location.

FAFSA assistance and online filing.

Please let us be of service to you!

Tuesday, January 8

It's FAFSA time!!



Now that it’s 2008, it’s time to apply for a PIN and submit the ‘08-‘09 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)!

Annually, more than $80 billion in grants, work-study and low-interest loans are awarded to students who’ve completed the FAFSA. April 15 is the state Financial Aid fund deadline for Alaska, so apply early before funds run out!!

Pin Website: http://www.pin.ed.gov

FAFSA Website: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov


Northwest Campus school code: 001063

Remember, the FAFSA is a completely FREE application. You don’t need to pay anyone to help you fill out your FAFSA. If you need help filling it out, please call or attend a College Goal Sunday event in Nome, Shishmaref and Unalakleet. Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 2:00 Financial Aid Experts and volunteers will be available to provide you free help with your online application. Find out more at the College Goal Sunday Website: http://www.alaskacollegegoalsunday.com


Who is eligible to receive Federal Student Aid?
To receive federal student aid, you must meet certain requirements.
You must:
§ Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
§ Have a valid Social Security Number
§ Register with Selective Service if you are male and 18 to 25 years of age (go to www.sss.gov for more information).
§ Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate or pass an exam approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
§ Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student working toward a degree or certificate in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs.
§ Not have a drug conviction for an offense that occurred while you were receiving federal student aid (such as grants, loans, or work-study)

Also:
§ You must not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan.
§ You must demonstrate financial need (except for unsubsidized Stafford Loans).

Fill out the FAFSA!