University of Alaska Anchorage

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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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Update on UA's COVID-19 response

Due to COVID-19 the Matanuska-Susitna College remains closed to the general public through at least the Fall 2020 semester. Accordingly, access to the campus is limited to faculty, staff and students at least through December 2020. The campus facilities are not available to general use or rental for the duration of this semester. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Find the latest information about the University of Alaska's response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
Spring 2021 Priority Registration begins November 6

Spring 2021 Priority Registration!


Priority registration for spring 2021 opens to Sophomores on November 11th in UAOnline.  Freshman priority registration begins November 12th.

Academic Advisors are available to assist you with registration and support.  Visit Academic Advising to schedule your appointment!

More registration dates can be found on Academic Dates and Deadlines.

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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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student working in computer lab

  Mat-Su College’s Computer Systems and Network Technology (CSNT) program offers hands-on training in computer systems and PC networks.   Learn operating and networking systems, cyberops security, and more to get started in a fast-paced career with lots of variety.

Computer Systems & Network Technology
outside of the Glenn Massay Theater at dusk

The 520-seat Glenn Massay Theater hosts a variety of events including plays, musicals, lectures, concerts, movies, and more. The mission of the theater is to provide a venue of education and entertainment to strengthen, engage, and empower the Mat-Su Valley community and beyond.

Glenn Massay Theater





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


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The Mat-Su College Art Department welcomes digital submissions for an Art/Word opportunity. Art/Word is based on artwork that incorporates visual art and literary art, pioneered at Lasell College in Newton, Mass. Your art must contain text. Some artists choose to incorporate their own poetry or narrative alongside their visual art, as well. The theme of 2021’s Art/Word show is “Grace in the Time of a Pandemic.”

Eligibility: The show is open to all community members including students and faculty. All entries must represent original works of art or design, and must not have been exhibited previously.

Media:  Open to all traditional and non-traditional genre and media, including but not limited to: drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, installation, video, etc.

Deadline for entries is January 9, 2021.

Submission guidelines and entry form

Please email Dr. Felicia Desimini for more information at

Grace in the Time of a Pandemic Call for Art Entries at Mat-Su College