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KPC's Kenai River Campus is located in Soldotna on the banks of the Kenai River on more than 300 wooded acres

UAA on the Kenai

KPC is a community campus system within the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). Kenai Peninsula College has two campuses, two extensions sites and expanding online classes.

Kachemak Bay Campus

Attend college in one of the most beautiful places in the world. KBC offers students many unique programs.

What will you be?

What you are to be, you are now becoming. Find your place in KPC's paramedic program.

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Upcoming Events  


College Wide
Dec 25
to
Jan 4
All Day

KPC closed for winter recess

All KPC campuses will be closed from Dec. 25 - Jan. 4 in observance of the upcoming holidays. Have a wonderful break!

College Wide
Jan 5

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Faculty and staff convocation

All KPC staff and faculty members will meet at KRC for spring 2015 convocation.

Kenai River
Jan 5

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

KRC Residence Hall spring move-in

New residents can begin checking into their rooms for the spring 2015 semester at 10 a.m. today!

Kenai River
Jan 7

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Returning high school student late registration

Returning high school students' who plan to attend KPC for the spring 2015 semester <late> can register today!

Kenai River
Jan 8
to
Jan 9

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Spring 2015 walk-in registration

Walk-in registration for spring 2015 will be held from Jan. 8-9! Come in and get registered for upcoming classes.

Kenai River
Jan 8

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Junior status and below high school registration

High school students who are juniors or below can register for spring 2015 classes today!

Jan 8
to
Jan 9

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Returning high school student late registration

Returning high school students' who plan to attend KPC for the spring 2015 semester can register <late> today and tomorrow!

Faculty Events/Workshops
Jan 8

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Portfolio Workshop

There will be an e-Portfolio workshop offered from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Jan. 8 at KRC (CTEC 205) and KBC (Computer Lab). There will be three sessions included in the workshop; each…

Homer
Jan 12
to
Jan 16
All Day

Late registration period for spring 2015

Late registration for the spring 2015 semester will be held from Jan. 12-16. Don't forget to sign up!

College Wide
Jan 12
All Day

Spring 2015 classes begin

KPC's spring 2015 semester courses begin today! Have a great semester!

College Wide
Jan 17
to
Jan 19
All Day

KPC closed for AK Civil Rights Day/MLK Jr. Day

KPC campuses will be closed Jan. 17-19 in observance of Alaska Civil Rights Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Have a great extended weekend!

College Wide
Jan 23
All Day

Today marks several important deadlines

Students, please remember that today is the last day to...  - Receive a 100% refund of tuition & fees; - Drop a semester-length course; - Make…

Kenai River
Jan 30
All Day

24th Annual KPC Career Day

KPC's 24th Annual Career Day will be held today! Come by and learn about excellent career opportunities in our area. 

College Wide
Feb 2
All Day

Spring semester payment deadline

Students, today is the spring semester payment deadline! Be sure to get those tuition and fees taken care of. Questions? Contact Student Services at 262-0330.

College Wide
Feb 3
All Day

$125 late payment fee assessed

A $125 late payment fee will be assessed to student accounts today. Be sure that tuition and fee costs are taken care of!

College Wide
Feb 12

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Council meeting

The KP College Council will meet from 6-7 p.m. today at the Kenai River Campus.

Homer
Feb 20

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Public reading with Dave Atcheson

Dave Atcheson will be leading a reading of his latest book, "Dead Reckoning: Navigating a Life on the Last Frontier, Courting Tragedy on Its High Seas," from 6:30-7:30 p.m. tonight…

College Wide
Feb 23
All Day

Summer 2015 registration opens for returning admitted students

Summer 2015 registration opens for returning admitted students today! Register online here.

College Wide
Mar 2
All Day

Summer 2015 registration opens for general public

Summer 2015 registration opens for the general public today! Register online here.

Homer
Mar 2

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Roger Reeves reading and poetry talk

Visiting poet Roger Reeves will be presenting a reading and poetry talk from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on March 2 in the KBC Commons.

Kenai River
Mar 3

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Student forums

There will be student forums at 2:15 p.m. on March 3 in KRC's McLane Commons. Free pizza will be served!

Kenai River
Mar 4

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Student forums

There will be student forums at 5:15 p.m. on March 4 in KRC's McLane Commons. Free pizza will be served!

College Wide
Mar 9
to
Mar 15
All Day

No classes held: Spring Recess

No classes will be held at KPC campuses from March 9-15 for Spring Recess.

College Wide
Mar 13
to
Mar 15
All Day

KPC campuses closed for Spring Recess

All KPC campuses will be closed from March 13-15 for Spring Recess. We will reopen at regular hours on March 16.

College Wide
Mar 19

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Council meeting

The KP College Council will be meeting from 6-7 p.m. on March 19 at KBC. 

College Wide
Mar 24
All Day

$175 late payment fee assessed

A $175 late payment fee will be assessed to student accounts today. Be sure that tuition and fee costs are taken care of!

Important Dates
Apr 2
All Day

2015/2016 High School Senior Tuition Scholarship packet due

The 2015/2016 High School Senior Tuition Scholarship packet is due today. Turn in packets to KRC Financial Aid!

College Wide
Apr 6
All Day

Registration for Fall 2015 begins online for returning admitted students

Returning admitted students can begin registering for the Fall 2015 semester online today! Register here.

Kenai River
Apr 7
to
Apr 8

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Early walk-in registration for Fall 2015 (admitted students only)

Early walk-in registration for Fall 2015 is available to admitted students from 2-5 p.m. today and tomorrow! Learn more by calling Student Services at 262-0330.

College Wide
Apr 10
All Day

Last day for student-initiated withdraw

Today is the last day for student-initiated withdraws. Contact Student Services at 262-0330 with any questions.

College Wide
Apr 16

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Council meeting

The KP College Council will be meeting from 6-7 p.m. tonight at the Resurrection Bay Extension Site in Seward. 

College Wide
Apr 20
All Day

Deadline for KPC Spring 2015 graduation application

Today is the last day for students to turn in their KPC Spring 2015 graduation applications. Turn apps in to Student Services!

College Wide
May 1
All Day

Deadline for KPC Summer 2015 admission application

Today is the deadline to turn in KPC Summer 2015 admission applications! Complete apps online here.

College Wide
May 1
All Day

Register now: Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference

Registration is now open for the 2015 Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference! The nationally recognized writing conference, held at Land's End Resort in Homer, features workshops,…

College Wide
May 4
All Day

Last day of Spring 2015 classes

Today is the last day of Spring 2015 classes! Congratulations on another great semester.

Homer
May 6
All Day

KBC Commencement

Kachemak Bay Campus' Spring 2015 Commencement will be held today. Congratulations, grads!

Kenai River
May 7

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

KRC Commencement

The Kenai River Campus' Commencement Ceremony will be held from 7-8 p.m. tonight in the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium (located inside Kenai Central High School). Congratulations,…

Kenai River
May 8
All Day

Staff & faculty end-of-year meeting/clean-up/BBQ

The Kenai River Campus staff and faculty will be meeting today for their annual end-of-year meeting, clean-up and BBQ. 

Kenai River
May 12

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

KRC Residence Hall spring check-out

Residents who have not made prior arrangements with professional ResLife staff are required to be moved out of the KRC Residence Hall by 12 p.m. today.

College Wide
May 18
All Day

First day of summer 2015 courses

Summer 2015 courses begin today! Have a great semester.

College Wide
May 22

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Last day for 100% refund of tuition (first session)

Today is the last day to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for the first summer session. Questions? Call Student Services at 262-0330.

College Wide
May 23
to
May 25
All Day

KPC closed in observance of Memorial Day

All KPC campuses will be closed from May 23-25 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

College Wide
May 26

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Last day for 100% refund of tuition (10 week session)

Today is the last day to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for a 10-week summer session. Questions? Contact Student Services at 262-0330.

College Wide
Jun 11

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

College Council meeting

The KP College Council will be meeting from 6-7 p.m. this evening at the Kenai River Campus. 

College Wide
Jun 19

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer semester payment deadline

Summer students! Remember that payment for all tuition and fees for the semester is due by 5 p.m. TODAY! Questions? Call Student Services at 262-0330.

College Wide
Jun 22
All Day

$125 late payment fee assessed

A $125 late payment fee will be assessed today for the summer 2015 semester. Make sure to get all of those tuition and fees taken care of! Call 262-0330 for more info.

College Wide
Jun 22
All Day

Last day of classes (first session)

Today is the last day of classes for the first session of the summer 2015 semester! 

College Wide
Jun 24
All Day

First day of classes (second summer session)

Today is the first day of classes for KPC's second summer session! Have a great first day, students!

College Wide
Jun 29

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Last day for 100% refund of tuition (second session)

Today is the last to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for KPC's second summer 2015 session. Questions? Call Student Services at 262-0330.

College Wide
Jul 2
to
Jul 3
All Day

KPC closed and no classes held for summer recess

All KPC campuses will be closed and no classes will be held from July 2-3 for the summer recess. Have a great extended weekend and a wonderful Fourth of July, everyone!

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Recent News  


This month's KPC Word on Campus

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Italy, to work on my friend’s horse ranch!

– Shannon Reid, KBC

Associate of Arts

If I could go anywhere in the world it would be New Zealand! The warm weather and fly fishing sounds really awesome in New Zealand!

– Jesse White, AES

Associate of Applied Science, Process Technology

If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to Italy. I have always wanted to be immersed in the culture, speak the language with the locals and travel the waterways.

– Ashley Bell, KRC

Associate of Arts & Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

If I could go anywhere in the world my first pick would be Japan because I really like their culture.

– Kasey Miller, AES

Associate of Applied Science, Process Technology

To a fun tropical island.

– Stacy Schneider, KBC

Associate of Arts

I would like to travel to Siberia because I want to see how cold it is.

– Richard Burroughs, KRC

Associate of Applied Science, Industrial Process Instrumentation

I would travel to the Bahamas because I like white sand beaches, relaxation and the sun.

– Brian Rowe, KBC

Associate of Applied Science, Industrial Process Instrumentation

I would travel to Norway or Australia. I would go to Norway because I have relatives there and I think it’s really beautiful and I would go to Australia because they have lots of strange, poisonous animals there.

– Tobin Sworts, KRC

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