UAA’s First Year Advising Team, from L–R: Quentin Simeon, Valerie Robideaux, Valerie Svancara, Andrea Hudson, Kae Hartman, Sharon Pruszko, Tara Ballard, Jerry Brockman. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)
Transitioning into college can be stressful and overwhelming, but there’s a new team of professionals on campus to ensure new students have the tools and resources needed to make the most out of their college career at UAA.
Enter the First-Year Advisors (FYA). This newly created team is made up of advising professionals who are dedicated to helping new students feel welcome, connected and prepared.
Advisors can help students with anything from registering for classes, finding answers to questions, connecting with various campus and community resources, or just being a listening ear on particularly stressful days.
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