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  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
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4101 University Dr
Anchorage , Alaska 99508

Disability Resource Office

Disability Support Services
4455 University Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
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About Alaska Pacific University

Alaska Pacific University, located in Anchorage, Alaska, is a prestigious private university that has been providing quality education for over 60 years. As a not-for-profit institution, Alaska Pacific University focuses on offering a personalized and transformative educational experience for its students.

Situated in the heart of Alaska, the university takes advantage of its unique location to offer a variety of programs that emphasize outdoor and environmental studies. Students at Alaska Pacific University have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the breathtaking natural surroundings that Alaska has to offer, making it an ideal choice for those who are passionate about environmental conservation and outdoor exploration.

One of the defining characteristics of Alaska Pacific University is its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. The university is known for its strong emphasis on experiential learning, allowing students to apply their knowledge in real-world settings. This hands-on approach to education is enhanced by Alaska’s vast wilderness and diverse ecosystems, providing students with ample opportunities for research and fieldwork.

Alaska Pacific University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs to cater to the diverse interests of its student body. The university’s academic offerings include disciplines such as environmental science, outdoor studies, marine biology, business administration, psychology, and liberal studies. With small class sizes and dedicated faculty, students receive individualized attention and mentorship, fostering an engaging and supportive learning environment.

Beyond its academic programs, Alaska Pacific University provides a rich campus life experience. The university values community and encourages students to get involved in various extracurricular activities and clubs. This allows students to connect with their peers who share similar interests and passions, further enhancing their overall university experience.

Anchorage, the vibrant city where Alaska Pacific University is located, offers a unique blend of urban amenities and breathtaking natural landscapes. Known as the gateway to the Last Frontier, Anchorage provides students with easy access to incredible outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking, skiing, fishing, and wildlife viewing. Anchorage also boasts a thriving arts and cultural scene, featuring museums, galleries, theaters, and a diverse culinary landscape.

Moreover, Anchorage serves as a hub for various industries, offering students valuable internship and job opportunities. The city’s strategic location at the crossroads of global trade routes makes it a thriving economic center for sectors such as tourism, oil and gas, healthcare, and government.

In conclusion, Alaska Pacific University stands as a remarkable educational institution nestled within the scenic beauty and adventure of Anchorage, Alaska. With its commitment to sustainability, personalized education, and experiential learning, the university offers a truly unique academic experience for students. Whether it is exploring the wonders of Alaska’s wilderness or pursuing academic excellence in one of its diverse disciplines, Alaska Pacific University provides a platform for students to grow, learn, and make a positive impact on the world around them.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Exam Accomodations
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Scribe Services
  • Qualified Readers
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

    Services Provided

    • Residence Hall Accommodations
    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Medical leave
    • Priority Enrollment
    • Reduced courseload

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    • Student Health Services
    • Mental Health Support Services
    • The library(ies)
    • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    • Institution Online Platforms
    • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    • Student Housing
    • On-Campus Transit

    Services Provided

      • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
      • Service and Emotional Support Animals
      • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
      • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations