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Outer Coast Semester Student Application

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The Outer Coast Semester is a 15-week program that combines rigorous, college-level academics, meaningful community service, and student-led self-governance. Both inside and outside the classroom, Semester students will learn how to identify, analyze, and respond to the challenges that face the world today.

The Semester runs from January 20, 2020 – May 9, 2020, with a Spring Break from March 13 – 22.

Outer Coast will meet all demonstrated financial need.

More information about the Semester and Outer Coast can be found at If you have any questions, please contact

Please submit your application by November 15, 2019 at 11:59pm AKST. Applications submitted before November 15 may receive earlier decisions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Student Information

Best way to reach you for scheduling an interview *
Race/Ethnicity (check all that apply) *
First Language (check all that apply) *
How did you hear about the Outer Coast Semester? (check all that apply) *

Student High School Information

Parent/Guardian Information

Parent/Guardian 1
Lives with student? *
Highest Level of Education? *
Parent/Guardian 2
Lives with student?
Highest Level of Education?

Short Answer Questions (250 words or fewer)

(If you are selected to attend the Outer Coast Semester, these answers will be shared with staff and faculty.)
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Long Answer Question (500-800 words)

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Optional Question


Teacher Recommendation

Please ask a teacher to be your Outer Coast Semester recommender. We will contact your teacher to learn more about you as a student and a person.

Your teacher will receive an email directing them to the recommendation form when you submit your application. Your teacher’s recommendation is due November 28, 2019.

Optional Recommendation

If you feel there is a figure in your life (e.g. another teacher, an employer, a mentor, a peer, etc.) who knows a different side of you than your teacher recommender, you have the option to obtain a second recommendation from them.
Their recommendation is due November 28, 2019 as well.