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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

Student Representative Kodiak High School Vacant  

Betty Walters

Interim Director Kodiak College, UAA Kodiak College

Bobbie Ivanoff

Faculty Administrative Associate, Minutes

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