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Mat-Su College, located in the heart of Alaska's Mat-Su Valley, is your local choice for higher education. Our scenic campus is situated on a protected 900 acre forest between Palmer and Wasilla. Everything is here, from a winding trail system and internationally-connected library to a first-class theater, to provide an open and inclusive setting for students with a variety of lifestyles and interests.

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Open Advising at Student Services


Walk into Student Services and get your questions answered, apply for admission, and register for classes.

No appointment necessary to talk with a Student Success Advisor!

Student Services is open Monday - Friday 9am-5pm and located in FSM 101, at the main college entrance.

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Upcoming Campus Events

University of Alaska signs budget agreement

Budget Agreement Reached!

The UA Board of Regents has signed a budget agreement with Alaska's governor. The compact reduces the operating budget by $70 million over three years.

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The CNA Fall Course is Full. Apply now for Spring 2020

CNA Fall Course Full

The 6-credit hour CNA training course, HCA-A105: Nursing Aide, at MSC prepares students for the State of Alaska CNA certification exam.  Registration Restrictions: Minimum competency levels met on the ACCUPLACER placement test for English and ALEKS math placement test. Visit the CNA program page for more information. 

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Okeson Library provides research tools

Offering a wide range of resources, including a collection of over 70,000 items with access to UAA/APU Consortium, Anchorage Public Libraries, and an international library system, Okeson Library subscribes to print versions of five newspapers, 47 magazines, and thousands of periodicals through online services.
A computer lab is located in the library, with a variety of study areas, promoting a collaborative learning environment for students.

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Fine Art

The Fine Art department at Mat-Su College advances students’ artistic abilities and develops creative and technical skills. Students work with professional artist-instructors in small studio classes in various disciplines, including art, dance, interior design, music, and theater.

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Participate and lead on campus. With various student clubs, an active student government, and work-study opportunities, you can explore your passion at MSC.



For news updates, advocacy resources, and information about the proposed UA budget, please visit the UAA Chancellor's page.