COVID-19 Information

Kodiak College continues to function primarily via alternate course delivery, remote work, and controlled access to campus facilities. Campus services are available virtually and face-to-face by appointment. Please contact us if you have any questions. Learn more about UAA's COVID-19 response.

Academic Advising

  • Who needs advising?

    New and current students who plan to earn a degree or certificate at Kodiak College should seek academic advising.   Academic advising is critical to make sure you understand your program requirements and college policies and have a plan to complete your program.

  • Why should I get advising?

    Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Advising

    As a result of participating in Academic Advising, students are able to:

    • Make progress toward academic goals;
    • Engage with college faculty, staff, and other students;
    • Evaluate and improve the affective skills necessary to be a strategic and successful learner; and,
    • Successfully navigate the Kodiak College and UAA systems.
  • Who are the academic advisors?

    Advising Contacts

    Program Chairs and Coordinators advise students who are exploring or admitted to their degree and certificate programs.  These advisors can explain the program requirements and help you create a degree plan based on the number of credits you will take each semester and when the courses you need are being offered.

    College Preparation

    Smart Start - Taten Sheridan, 907-486-1253 or 

    College Success - Barbara Brown, 907-486-1211 or

    Associate Degrees

    Associate of Applied Science in Accounting - Kathrynn Hollis-Buchanan, 907-486-1210 or

    Associate of Applied Science in General Business - Kathrynn Hollis-Buchanan, 907-486-1210 or

    Associate of Arts, General Program - Barbara Brown, 907-486-1211 or

    Associate of Applied Science in Technology - Lorraine Stewart, 907-486-1209 or

    Career Specialty Undergraduate Certificates

    Welding - Lorraine Stewart, 907-486-1209 or

    Occupational Endorsement Certificates (OECs)

    Alutiiq Language - Libby Eufemio, 907-486-1276 or

    Office Foundations, Office Support - Heather Corriere, 907-486-1212 or

    Programs through the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS)

    Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Development - Kitty Deal, 907-486-1223 or

    Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education - Kitty Deal, 907-486-1223 or

    Masters of Education in Elementary Education - Kitty Deal, 907-486-1223 or

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Whitney Tisdale, or Tory Volden, or the UAA School of Nursing at 907-786-4550

  • What is the mission of academic advising at Kodiak College?

    The mission of Academic Advising at Kodiak College is to support student success by:

    • Recognizing the need for higher education that is personal and consistent with the values of each learner;
    • Providing an on-going, collaborative, nurturing, process in which students and educators develop trusting relationships and authentic connections;
    • Empowering learners by intentionally providing occasions to develop decision-making skills.

Student Coaching

Student Coaches are available to all Kodiak College students.  Learn more about this program designed to connect you with someone on campus who can answer your questions about college.