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Find your place at KPC

KPC offers high-quality courses, both face-to-face and online, taught by top-notch faculty. Our average class size is just 14 students!

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KPC Learning Centers

Receive tutoring in several different subjects, pursue your GED, learn English as a second language and check out Adult Basic Education at KPC’s learning centers! 

Become a paramedic

The 2016 application for the KPC paramedic program is now available! Applications are due by May 15.

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Semester by the Bay

It's a wrap for 2015: whale bone articulations, sea mammal rescues and marine research in Kachemak and Resurrection Bays. Find out how to join the class of 2016!

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Upcoming Events  


Kenai River Campus
Feb 8

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Less Stress, More Fun: The ABC's of Time Management & Goal Setting

Steve Horn, KRC assistant professor of business, will host a 

Kachemak Bay Campus
Feb 9

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Smart Break for Your Mind

Calling all students who are facing their first test of the semester! KBC's Learning Resource Center will be hosting a 'Smart Break for Your Mind' from 1-1:45 p.m. on…

Kenai River Campus
Feb 9

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

International Learning Experiences Panel

International Learning Experiences Panel KPC alumni, staff, faculty and community members will discuss their experiences studying abroad from 5:30-6:30…

Kachemak Bay Campus
Feb 10

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

KBCSA Valentine's Day Potluck

The KBC Student Association will host a Valentine's Day themed potluck from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 in the campus commons. All staff, faculty and students are…

Kenai River Campus
Feb 11

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

KRCSU Valentine's Day Event

In celebration of Valentine's Day, the KRC Student Union will be giving out goodie bags to students and Planned Parenthood will have an informational table…

Kenai River Campus, Kachemak Bay Campus
Feb 11

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Video-Chat with International Study Programs

Video-Chat with International Study Programs Chat with seven international education representatives, live from UAA's Global Opportunities Expo,…

Faculty Events/Workshops
Feb 17

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Engaged Learning Discussion (ELD) for Faculty

11:30a–12:30p Formerly the "eLearning Discussion", this round-table group welcomes all faculty and staff interested in student engagement strategies. Connect…

Kenai River Campus, Kachemak Bay Campus
Feb 17

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Study Abroad 101: Preparation/Information Session

Study Abroad 101: Preparation/Information Session UAA's Leslie Tuovinen will present the ins and outs of studying abroad (choosing a program, working…

Kenai River Campus
Feb 27

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Spring community health fair

KRC will be hosting a community health…

Kenai River Campus
Mar 1
to
Mar 2
All Day

Student Forums

Join KPC administration at two student forums. The first forum will be held at 2:15 p.m. on March 1 and the second will be held at 5:15 p.m. on March 2. Both will be held in the…

Faculty Events/Workshops
Mar 8
to
May 17
All Day

OLC Online Teaching Certificate- March Cohort

Online Teaching Certificate from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Continuing our focus on quality instruction at KPC, we are excited to offer a valuable professional…

College Wide
Mar 14
to
Mar 20
All Day

No classes held: Spring Recess

There will be no classes held March 14-20 in observance of KPC's Spring Recess.

Faculty Events/Workshops
Mar 16

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Engaged Learning Discussion (ELD) for Faculty

11:30a–12:30p Formerly the "eLearning Discussion", this round-table group welcomes all faculty and staff interested in student engagement strategies. Connect…

College Wide
Mar 18
to
Mar 20
All Day

KPC closed for spring recess

KPC campuses and extension sites will be closed March 18-20 for spring recess.

Faculty Events/Workshops
College Wide
Mar 22
All Day

Spring 2016: $175 late payment fee assessed

A $175 late payment fee will be assessed on March 22. Make sure you have those tuition and fees taken care of!

Kenai River Campus
Apr 5
to
Apr 6

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Early walk-in registration for Fall 2016 (admitted students only)

KRC will host early walk-in registration for KPC's fall 2016 semester from 2-5 p.m. on April 5 and 6. 

College Wide
Apr 8
All Day

Spring 2016: Last day for student initiated withdraw

April 8 is the last day for student initiated withdraw from spring 2016 courses.

Faculty Events/Workshops
Apr 12
to
Jun 21
All Day

OLC Online Teaching Certificate- April Cohort

Online Teaching Certificate from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Continuing our focus on quality instruction at KPC, we are excited to offer a valuable professional…

College Wide
Apr 18
All Day

Deadline for KPC Spring 2016 graduation application

April 18 is the last day to submit KPC spring 2016 graduation applications.

Faculty Events/Workshops
Apr 20

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Engaged Learning Discussion (ELD) for Faculty

11:30a–12:30p Formerly the "eLearning Discussion", this round-table group welcomes all faculty and staff interested in student engagement strategies. Connect…

College Wide
May 2
All Day

Last day of Spring 2016 classes

May 2 is the last day of KPC's spring 2016 semester.

College Wide
May 4
All Day

Grades Entered by Faculty Via UAOnline

Spring 2016 grades will be posted to UAOnline on May 4.

Kenai River Campus
May 5

7:00 PM - 2:00 PM

KRC Commencement

KRC's commencement ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on May 5 at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium (located inside Kenai Central High School).

Kenai River Campus
May 10

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

KRC ResHall Spring 2016 check-out

Spring residents must be checked out of the KRC ResHall by 12 p.m. on May 10.

Faculty Events/Workshops
Jun 7
to
Aug 16
All Day

OLC Online Teaching Certificate- June Cohort

Online Teaching Certificate from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Continuing our focus on quality instruction at KPC, we are excited to offer a valuable professional…

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This month's KPC Word on Campus

If you could be transported to any time, via the KPC Time Machine, what year would it be, and why did you choose it?

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

I would pick 1936, to see my grandfather and grandmother start their homestead and family.

– Tony Burton, KBC

Non-Degree Seeking

I would travel to 1000 AD, around the end of the Viking Age, because I always wanted to be a Viking when I grew up.

– Ben Clock, KRC

Associate of Applied Science, Industrial Process Instrumentation

I would travel to the 1990s when there was still good music being made. I would join in the riot grrrl scene and write zines about punk and feminism.

– Sage Santos, KBC

Bachelor of Arts, Early Childhood Education

I would travel to the Victorian Era, because I'm really fascinated with all that was happening in the world during that time period.

– Zobeida Rudkin, KRC

Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology

If I could be transported in time, I would go back to about 1995 and invest all my money into Apple stock.

– Ferdie Villaflores, AES

Associate of Applied Science, Process Technology

If I could be transported in time, I would go back to the 1980s in Alaska and invest in the cheap real estate so I could retire early.

– Jonathan Gonzalez, AES

Associate of Applied Science, Process Technology

I would travel to the 1940s, so that I could be a spy in WWII.

– Sadie Averill, KRC

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education

Yesterday, so I would have used my time better.

– Reece Cowan, KBC

Associate of Applied Science, Process Technology

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