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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  


Campuses closed for Fall ConvocationCollege Wide
Aug 21
All Day

Campuses closed for Fall Convocation

KBC, KRC, and the Resurrection bay extension site 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

Updated KRC Training Closure InformationKenai River Campus
Aug 23

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Updated KRC Training Closure Information

KRC staff and faculty will be participating in safety training from 8-2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23. Student Services and Testing will be open during that time but all other departments…

KRC New Student OrientationKachemak Bay Campus
Aug 24

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

KRC New Student Orientation

New students are encouraged to attend the New Student Orientation from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., August 24, at the Kenai River Campus Ward 102. The topics that will be covered include Blackboard,…

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

Student Q&A sessionKenai River Campus
Aug 27

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Student Q&A session

Students with questions are encouraged to attend a question and answer session from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., August 27 at Kenai River Campus Ward 102.  For more information,…

KBC New Student OrientationKachemak Bay Campus
Aug 29

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

KBC New Student Orientation

New students are encouraged to attend the New Student Orientation at 12 p.m., August 29, at the Kachemak Bay Campus. 

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 3
to
Sep 7
All Day

Late registration period

The late registration period is Sep. 3 - 7. Late registration requires instructors approval and signature. 

Public Reading with author Hannah TintiKachemak Bay Campus
Sep 6

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Public Reading with author Hannah Tinti

KPC's Kachemak Bay Campus, in conjunction with 49Writers, presents a free, open to the public, reading with Hannah Tinti, the author of three books of fiction. Her short story collection,…

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. Classes need to be added or dropped by 5 p.m. Students wishing to add or drop are encouraged to speak…

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. All changes needed to be made by 5 p.m.

Last day for a refund of tuition and feesCollege Wide
Sep 7
All Day

Last day for a refund of tuition and fees

Today is the last day to receive a refund of tuition and fees for Fall 2018 classes.  For questions or more information, contact 907-262-0330.

Deadline for KPC Fall admission applicationCollege Wide
Sep 7
All Day

Deadline for KPC Fall admission application

Today is the deadline for a Fall admission application.  For questions or more information, contact student services at 262-0330.

Deadline to submit Jumpstart and homeschool tuition discount formsCollege Wide
Sep 7
All Day

Deadline to submit Jumpstart and homeschool tuition discount forms

Today is the deadline for Jumpstart and homeschool tuition discount forms.  For questions or more information, contact 907-262-0330. 

$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. 

Fall semester payment deadlineCollege Wide
Sep 17
All Day

Fall semester payment deadline

Today is the deadline for Fall semester payment. For questions or more information, contact 907-262-0330.

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

Finals will take place December 10 -15. Good luck students! 

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.  

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 24
All Day

Campus closed for winter holidays

All KPC campuses will be closed for winter break Dec. 24 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  


Long-time Kenai Peninsula College-Kachemak Bay Campus Director to Retire.

Advancement

This just in!

Long-time Kenai Peninsula College-Kachemak Bay Campus Director to Retire.

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Join adjunct instructor Elder Sassa Peterson for a journey into the ancient language of the indigenous Yup'ik people.

Learn the language of the Yup'ik!

Coming this fall semester!

Join adjunct instructor Elder Sassa Peterson for a journey into the ancient language of the indigenous Yup'ik people.

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Join adjunct instructors Elder Helen Dick, Andrea Ivanoff and Joel Isaak for a journey into the ancient language of the indigenous Dena'ina people.

Learn the language of the Dena'ina!

Coming this fall semester!

Join adjunct instructors Elder Helen Dick, Andrea Ivanoff and Joel Isaak for a journey into the ancient language of the indigenous Dena'ina people.

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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 Ethan Dunn

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

– Ethan Dunn, KRC

Undeclared

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 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 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 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 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

Photo of Abigail Erwin

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

– Abigail Erwin, KRC

Undeclared

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