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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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Mat-Su College Graduation

Commencement was a success! Guest speaker, Elizabeth Ripley, discussed the many community-wide benefits of an educated population. Degrees awarded include: 123 Associate Degrees, 11 Occupational Endorsement Certificates, 2 Certificates, and 7 Bachelor/2 Associate Degrees within the UA System.

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

Machetanz Arts Festival Friday, Saturday, May 31 and June 1 full and half-day workshops

Machetanz Arts Festival

Friday, May 31 - Saturday, June 1, 2019. Join us for a day of practicing art. Learn something new, or continue in something you love.

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When: Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1.
Where: Mat-Su College

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Upcoming Campus Events

5 perks of summer classes

Perks of Summer Classes

  Summer courses provide a chance to catch up on a class that may be needed to graduate. It is also a great time to take a special interest course and stay mentally active througout the year. Classes in summer are offered in five and ten week blocks, starting May 20 and June 27. Find the course schedules and register online today!

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Mat-Su Monitor Front Cover Summer 2019 Edition

New Mat-Su Monitor Edition

Catch up on all everything happening at MSC in the latest edition of the school newspaper, the Mat-Su Monitor!  

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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.