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Kodiak College is part of the University of Alaska statewide system of public higher education. In 1987 it changed from its previous designation as a community college to an extended college of the University of Alaska Anchorage.


With a local focus and global connections, Kodiak College is a student-centered, vibrant community of learners.


Kodiak College, UAA, puts students first through innovative teaching, individualized support, and responsive service to community needs.


Kodiak College offers numerous academic credit courses that lead to occupational endorsement and undergraduate certificates and associate degrees and may be transferred to other colleges. In addition to traditional campus courses, there are a variety of alternative course formats including web-based, self-paced, and synchronous elearning courses. Academic, vocational, recreational and personal enrichment courses provide a wide array of choices for Kodiak College students. Kodiak College also provides outreach services to the U.S. Coast Guard, Kodiak Senior Center, local schools and the rural communities of Kodiak.

Coordination with other agencies broadens the programs of instruction available to local adults. Specialized courses and workshops are provided in cooperation with agencies such as the Kodiak Island Borough School District, Kodiak Area Native Association, the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, the U.S. Coast Guard, Women’s Resource and Crisis Center, Chamber of Commerce and others.

Kodiak College Advisory Council

Council Member Term Expires June 30 Contact
Susan Payne, Chair
Salmon Fisherman, Biologist
Ginny Shank, Vice Chair 
Staff trainer & marketing for Eyecare Excellence
Captain Bryan Daily
Commanding Officer, USCG
Air Station Kodiak
Pam Foreman
Kodiak Public Broadcasting Corporation
Tyler Kornelis,
Economic Development Project Manager at Kodiak Area Native Association
Linda Lance,
Coordinator for Educational Development Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center
Frank Schiro
Executive Director Kodiak Chamber of Commerce
Rebecca Skinner 2020
Student Representative Kodiak High School Vacant  

 Kodiak College

Betty Walters, Interim Director Kodiak College, UAA

Bobbie Ivanoff, Faculty Administrative Associate, Minutes

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