University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Prince William Sound College

    Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is a two-year college located in beautiful Valdez, Alaska, with extension sites in Glennallen and Cordova. PWSC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities through the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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Kayaking in Valdez, Alaska

January 11 - First Day of Instruction

Classes for the spring semester begin on January 11. Register for classes today!

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Salmonberry flower, Valdez, Alaska

Visit the UA coronavirus information website to learn how the University of Alaska is responding to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 situation and find links to communications, policy guidance and resources.

Coronavirus information

Year in Review

Take a moment to look back at all of the accomplishments achieved during our last year. Take a look at the Year in Review site for the 2019-2020 academic year!

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PWS College students at the Valdez Glacier in Alaska
Students at PWS College Student Housing in Valdez, Alaska

PWSC offers students spacious apartment-style housing units. Both full-time and part-time students can live in our on-campus housing.

Residence Life
Sarah King snowshoeing in Valdez, Alaska

For Sarah, it was a desire to be working for the park service and a yearning for a more rugged experience in the backcountry that brought the New Jersey native to Valdez, Alaska.

Meet the students: Sarah King