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Dual Enrollment Open House

On Monday, April 15 at 4:30 pm at Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, learn more about KPC's JumpStart and Middle College programs at the dual-enrollment open house. Did you know high school students can earn college credits while still in high school by taking classes at Kenai Peninsula College, with reduced tuition or for free, whether they attend high school in person or at home? Current sophomores and juniors are invited to come with their parents to tour the campus, meet with advisors, and find out which program is the right fit. For more information call (907) 235-7743 or email

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Coastal Navigation

On Tuesday, April 23 at 5:00 pm, Kachemak Bay Campus will begin Coastal Navigation classes. In this six-part class, you will learn essential boating skills to help you safely explore Kachemak Bay. Covers safety, navigation, anchoring, rules of the road, charting, and basic seamanship. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, April 23 - May 9. $150. To register visit our community education portal or call (907) 235-1674.

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Deckhand Skills

Learn practical job skills for becoming a deckhand on any vessel in one weekend at Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer. Includes safety, survival skills, line handling, knots, gear, basic navigation, crew roles, helm, wheelhouse expectations, and more. Scholarships are available through the Homer Marine Trades Association. 16 years and up, 15 years allowed with special permission from instructor. Minors under 18 must have signed parent/guardian permission. Call (907) 235-1674.

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Last Day of Classes

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April 29, 2024 is the last day of classes for the Spring 2024 semester.

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Finals Week

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April 30, 2024 - May 4, 2024 is finals week.

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Commencement - Kachemak Bay Campus (Homer)

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On May 8, 2024 the Kachemak Bay Campus (Homer) will host their Commencement Ceremony.

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Commencement - Kenai River Campus (Soldotna)

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On May 9, 2024 the Kenai River Campus (Soldotna) will hold their Commencement Ceremony. Campus will close at 1pm.

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Final Grades Available

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May 9, 2024 final grades are available to view at UAOnline.

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Campus Closed - Year End Meetings

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The Kachemak Bay and Kenai River Campuses will be closed May 10, 2024 for year end meetings.

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First Day of Classes (First 5-Week Session and 10-Week Session)

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May 20, 2024 is the first day of class for the first 5-week summer session and 10-week summer session

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