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Field Trip Procedures

Field Trip Procedures

In order for students to participate in field trips as part of a course or college-sponsored activity, the following procedures must be observed before the field trip for the protection of students, faculty and the college: 

  • All students, whether traveling in a KPC vehicle or not, must complete either the Agreement for Participation University of Alaska Activity Form (age 18 and above) or if under the age of 18 must have the Acknowledgement of Risks and Release of Liability Form completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Participation is approved on a case-by-case basis. Minors can have risks released, however, by parents signing the form they are indemnifying KPC.
  • Students will be required to transport themselves to a class field trip unless other arrangements are made by the instructor.
  • Student workers may be approved to help transport other students. The instructor may contact the Travel Department for details. 
  • Student drivers with moving violations are prohibited from transporting other students.
  • It is an instructor's responsibility to make sure all forms are submitted, not the student's. If students do not submit the completed proper form, they are not allowed to join the field trip.
  • Any change in date of the field trip must be noted in the Travel Department. 
  • All injuries, no matter how trivial, must be reported to the Travel Department immediately following the trip.

NOTE: KPC can receive Driving Records for free if the Division of Motor Vehicles Request for free if the Division of Moter vehicles Request for Driving Record is filled out completely and emailed to the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Students are eligible for Student Health Insurance for all field trips. The links below provide more information.