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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  


Fall 2019 class schedule viewable in UAOnlineCollege Wide
Mar 25
All Day

Fall 2019 class schedule viewable in UAOnline

The Fall 2018 class schedule will be viewable in UAOnline March 25, 2019. 

$175 late payment fee assessedCollege Wide
Mar 25

5:00 PM - 2:00 PM

$175 late payment fee assessed

A $175 late payment fee will be assessed on all outstanding tuition and fees at 5 p.m., March 25.   

KRC Microsoft Excel and tables accessibility training Kenai River Campus
Mar 26

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

KRC Microsoft Excel and tables accessibility training

KRC staff and faculty Microsoft Excel and tables accessibility training will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., March 26 in Ward 120. 

Fall 2019 priority registration, veteran studentsCollege Wide
Mar 29
All Day

Fall 2019 priority registration, veteran students

Fall 2019 priority registration for veteran students, walk-in/paper registration only will be March 29, 2019.  For more information, call Student Services at 907.262.0330,…

Last day for student-initiated withdrawCollege Wide
Mar 29
All Day

Last day for student-initiated withdraw

The last day for student-initiated withdraw is March 29. Students considering withdrawing from a class are encouraged to talk with their instructor and advisor. 

KBC Microsoft Excel and tables accessibility trainingKachemak Bay Campus
Mar 29

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

KBC Microsoft Excel and tables accessibility training

KBC Microsoft Excel and tables accessibility training will be held 1 to 2 p.m., March 29, Pioneer 211. 

National Vietnam War Veterans Day commemorationKenai River Campus
Mar 29

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

National Vietnam War Veterans Day commemoration

The commemoration will be held from 6-7 p.m., March 29, at KRC, Ward 102/104. Jim McHale will give a keynote address and the colors will be presented by VFW Post 10046. All…

Fall 2019 priority registration, seniorsCollege Wide
Apr 1
All Day

Fall 2019 priority registration, seniors

Fall 2019 priority registration for admitted seniors (90+ credits), will be April 1, 2019.  For more information, call 907.262.0330. 

Fall 2019 priority registration, juniorsCollege Wide
Apr 2
All Day

Fall 2019 priority registration, juniors

Fall 2019 priority registration for juniors ( 60-89 credits) will be April 2, 2019.  For more information, call 907.262.0330. 

Fall 2019 Priority registration, sophomoresCollege Wide
Apr 3
All Day

Fall 2019 Priority registration, sophomores

Fall 2019 priority registration for sophomores (30-59 credits), will be April 3, 2019.  For more information, call 907.262.0330. 

Fall 2019 priority registration, freshmanCollege Wide
Apr 4
All Day

Fall 2019 priority registration, freshman

Fall 2019 priority registration for freshman (0-29 credits) will be April 4, 2019.  For more information, call 907.262.0330. 

Fall 2019 priority registration, pending fall admission applicationsCollege Wide
Apr 8
All Day

Fall 2019 priority registration, pending fall admission applications

Fall 2018 priority registration for pending fall admission applications will be April 8, 2019.  For more information, call 907.262.0330. 

KRC forms accessibility training Kenai River Campus
Apr 12

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

KRC forms accessibility training

KRC forms accessibility training will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., April 12, in Ward 120. 

Fall 2019 registration open for the general publicCollege Wide
Apr 15
All Day

Fall 2019 registration open for the general public

Fall 2019 registration open for the general public (including high school students) will be April 15, 2019.  For more information, call 907. 262.0330. 

Deadline For KPC Spring 2019 Graduation Application College Wide
Apr 19

5:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Deadline For KPC Spring 2019 Graduation Application

The deadline for the KPC spring 2019 graduation application is, 5 p.m.,  April 19. 

KBC forms accessibility training
Apr 26

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

KBC forms accessibility training

KBC forms accessibility training will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., April 26, Pioneer 211. 

Last day of spring 2019 classesCollege Wide
Apr 29
All Day

Last day of spring 2019 classes

The last of spring 2019 classes is Apr. 26. 

Spring 2018 final examsCollege Wide
Apr 30
All Day

Spring 2018 final exams

Spring 2018 final exams will be held from Apr. 30 to May 4. 

KRC forms accessibility training Kenai River Campus
Apr 30

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

KRC forms accessibility training

KRC forms accessibility training will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., April 30, Ward 120. 

Grades entered to UAOnlineAnchorage Extension Site
May 8
All Day

Grades entered to UAOnline

Grades will be entered by faculty via UAOnline on May 8. 

KBC CommencementKachemak Bay Campus
May 8
All Day

KBC Commencement

KBC's commencement will be held May. 8. 

Final grades available to view at UAOnline College Wide
May 9
All Day

Final grades available to view at UAOnline

Final grades will be available to view at UAOnline on May 9. 

KRC closedKenai River Campus
May 9

3:00 PM - 2:00 PM

KRC closed

KRC will be close at 3 p.m., May 9, and all will be closed all day May 10, for commencement. 

KRC Commencement Kenai River Campus
May 9

7:00 PM - 2:00 PM

KRC Commencement

KRC commencement will be held at 7 p.m., May 9. 

KRC Res Hall spring check-out dateKenai River Campus
May 10
All Day

KRC Res Hall spring check-out date

The KRC Res Hall spring check-out date is 12 p.m., May 10. 

"Kenai Peninsula College is committed to excellence in education, training and life-long learning by offering accessible opportunities in a supportive environment."

Recent News  


This month's KPC Word on Campus

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment of 2018?

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Photo of Michael Spencer

My greatest accomplishment for 2018 is staying on top of my coursework.

– Michael Spencer, KBC

Associate of Applied Science, Nursing

Photo of Mary Murphy

My biggest accomplishment this year has been successfully paying for school, without having to take out a loan. Living debt free has taken hard work, but is 100 percent worth it.

– Mary Murphy, KBC

Associate of Arts

Photo of Hugh Nelson

Assisting to put together a teen center in my community.

– Hugh Nelson, KRC

JumpStart Student

Photo of Darlene Hidalgo

Finally going to college after 35 years since high school. It’s a big accomplishment because I always wanted to go to college and never had the chance.

– Darlene Hidalgo, KBC

bachelor of arts, art history; minor history

Photo of Josep Ponsvives

Surviving the school year and losing 50 pounds.

– Josep Ponsvives, KRC

Associate of Applied Science, Industrial Process Instrumentation

Photo of Samantha Roth

What I consider to be my greatest accomplishment as of 2018 is choosing to leave home for a semester and come here to Alaska (for Semester by the Bay). I am an intern with USFWS working with sea otter strandings and rescues, a field of work I have always wanted to do, and am finally a part of.

– Samantha Roth , KBC

bachelor of arts, zoology, minor environmental conservation and sustainability

Photo of Debra Ming

I finished building a house.

– Debra Ming, KRC

bachelor of science, psychology

Photo of Eric McKamy

Getting started on this degree program and taking one step closer to becoming a pilot.

– Eric McKamy, KRC

bachelor of applied science, aviation

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