Welcome to Summer Sessions!

The Summer Sessions program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is an exceptional opportunity for students to enhance their educational goals in a concentrated time period and for community members to take part in some of the innovative and unusual classes taught by outstanding faculty and guest lecturers.

Explore Japan with us - January 16-31, 2019

Take a journey through Japan from explorations of the world’s largest metropolis to the elaborate rituals of the Way of Tea. Ride the famous Shinkansen Bullet train taking you from samurai castles to Buddhist temples. Experience both the well known cities and some of the hidden jewels of rural Japan. Join in with experiences such as soba buckwheat noodle making and woodblock printing. Walk along the ancient Nakasendo highway through charming post-towns and savour the many types of delicious Japanese cuisine the country has to offer.Click here to register.

That's a Wrap!

Another amazing Alaskan Summer is behind us, and it was incredible! Gorgeous weather, great concerts, and some creative courses and kids camps to help fill the endless summer daylight. As always, we thank the students and community of Fairbanks for your support and incredible energy! Stay tuned for next year’s schedule!

A Look Back at Summer

Did you miss any of our lectures or public events this summer? Check out our Events page to find links to videos from 2018’s events, as well as years past. Just because the season is over, doesn't mean you can't join us for some of our many programs.
Also, stay tuned for more info on WINTERmester, MAYmester, and our Here Comes the Sun concert, happening this winter.

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