University Village consists of nine duplexes constructed in 1963 and currently undergoing a phased renovation. These units are located in a quiet wooded area at the end of University Drive, within walking distance of other campus buildings. University Village offers apartment style accommodations for students as well as transitional housing for staff and faculty.
Segelhorst Hall is the first new residential building added since the Atwood Center was constructed in 1964. The facility opened in the Fall of 2007 and consists of six, four-bedroom apartments.
UAA/APU Consortium Library
The UAA/APU Consortium Library serves university students and faculty. It is operated through an agreement between Alaska Pacific University and the University of Alaska Anchorage. Centrally located, the library contains more than 760,000 bound volumes including original government documents, sheet music, non-print media, and a special Alaskana collection.
The Atwood Center is a three-building complex designed by Edward Durrell Stone. The north and south wings serve as residence halls and are connected through secure underground tunnels so that residents need not go out into the winter weather in order to access the services available in the center building. The center section of the Atwood Center is a hub for students living on campus. The second floor contains the cafeteria and the Academic Support Center.
Grant Hall is the university’s original academic building housing classrooms, faculty and administrative offices, a theater with a seating capacity of 210 and an art gallery. The BP Science Center on the third floor sports state of the art lab equipment, while the second floor classrooms offer technologically smart classrooms.
The Carr-Gottstein Academic Center, constructed in 1992, is a modern learning facility that features classrooms, faculty offices, seminar and conference rooms, a lecture hall, and an art exhibition area.
Moseley Sports Center
Built in 1986, the Homer and Ruth Moseley Sports Center contains a swimming pool, locker rooms, offices, basketball court and limited exercise space. The center is a gift to the university from a former Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Alaska Spine Institute
The Alaska Spine Institute (ASI) is a three-story medical office building and surgery center on APU’s Endowment Property. ASI is leased to a single tenant and houses physician offices, radiology services, physical therapy services and a surgery center.
The Waldron Carillon was built in 1969 by trustee Art Waldron in memory of his wife, Edith. The Carillon’s graceful structure and melodious chimes add a special dimension to the quality of the campus environment. The base of the carillon has even served as a wedding chapel for many students and alumni.
Gould Hall served as the university’s co-ed residence hall until 1965, when women students moved to the new student center residence hall (Atwood Center). Gould Hall continued to serve as a dormitory for male students through 1976. Converted to office and laboratory spaces in 1981, the building is currently leased to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
Grace Hall, a three-story commercial office building adjacent to Gould Hall, was constructed in 1985. This building is currently leased by the USGS and other Federal agencies. In 1989 Grace Hall was assigned its current name in recognition of Anchorage businessman and philanthropist, Volney F. Grace, in honor of his support to the university.
The Mlakar president’s home, built on a campus hill overlooking the five-acre soccer field and ski trails with a panoramic view of the Chugach Mountain Range, was constructed in 1983. The house was a gift to the university in memory of John Mlakar, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees. The house serves not only as the president’s home, but also as a gathering place for many university events.
Ross Olds Soccer field
The Ross Olds soccer field, located on the south side of the campus next to University Lake, is available year-round for activities such as soccer, softball, Frisbee, and cross-country skiing.
Glenn A. Olds Hall
Dr. Glenn A. Olds Hall was completed on the APU Endowment Property in the Summer of 2008 and is the third facility on APU’s campus leased by the USGS. This three-story building houses a map store, offices and laboratories.
University Lake is located on municipal park land adjacent to the southern border of the APU campus. The lake offers year-round opportunities for recreation, including canoeing, kayaking, ice skating and hiking/skiing on nearby multi-use trails.
Welcome to APU
The main campus of Alaska Pacific University sits on 170 heavily wooded acres near the center of Alaska's largest city, Anchorage. The campus includes summer and winter recreational trails, state-of-the-art facilities, and magnificent views of the surrounding mountains.