September 07, 2005
The Educational Support Center is located in Room 103 of the Craig Community Association Building, 3330 Craig-Klawock Highway. The hours the center will be open starting this week are Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Students taking university courses or interested in taking courses can drop by or make an appointment for advising, assessments and general information regarding other services. Students currently taking classes can utilize the center during semester to access online resources as well as a place to take tests and study. The UAS Ketchikan Educational Support Center can be reached in Craig at (907)-826-2115.
UAS Ketchikan secured a five-year federal grant last October aimed at increasing participation and improving success of students in rural Alaska who are taking university coursework. The grant's purpose is to design a support system that is similar to an on-campus system in rural communities. In addition to the UAS Ketchikan Educational Support Center in Craig, a second site will be opened in Metlakatla to provide educational support services to the residents of Annette Island.
The University of Alaska Southeast
Ketchikan Campus provides a wide variety of educational courses
and programs to Ketchikan and the surrounding communities throughout
the year. Many course offerings are available via both locally
and through distance avenues including web-based, audio conference,
teleconference and satellite offerings. Through these offerings,
students can achieve certifications, associate, bachelor and
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