Get off the couch: Oct. 13-24

There is a lot to do in person and virtually this week. Take a look at these events and get off the couch.

On-Campus and Virtual Events:

LGBT History Month: The Family Instagram Takeover

What: Celebrate LGBT Month with UAA as The Family, an inclusive UAA Club, as they take over Instagram.

When: Oct. 13, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Virtual. Check the UAA Master Calendar for more upcoming details.

Cost: Free

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UAA Scholarship Workshop

What: Learn how to get scholarships that can help in these tough times. UAA students earned over $1 million in scholarships last year.

When: Oct. 14, 6-7 p.m.

Where: This is a virtual event via Zoom and students can register online with the UAA Office of Financial Aid.

Cost: Free

JCPenney Suit Up

What: Enjoy up to 30% off of professional clothing perfect for interviews and academic events.

When: Oct. 22-24

Where: Virtual. Shopping can be done online at JCPenney. Students will need a discount code that they can get at Handshake

Around Town and Virtual Events: 

Flu Vaccination Clinic

What: Get a flu shot at this drive-thru clinic and prepare for flu season during the pandemic.

When: Oct. 13, 12-5 p.m.

Where: Begich Middle School

Cost: Free

Ballot Measure 2: Elections Initiative Community Discussion

What: This will be a virtual discussion about Ballot Measure 2, which would be a new policy affecting how people vote in Alaska. This measure will discuss ranked-choice voting, which would rank candidates based on preference of voters from least to most favored. The least favored candidate would then be eliminated from the choices. This is one among the several topics that will be addressed.

When: Oct. 14, 7-9 p.m.

Where: This will be a Zoom event and participants can register at Alaska Common Ground.

Cost: Free

Alaska Outdoors Weekly Evening Hike: Basher Trailhead

What: Enjoy a fun and social hike that lasts under two hours.

Where: Basher Trailhead. Location may be updated and details can be found on the Alaska Outdoors website.

Cost: Free