The university's main campus is located about 4 miles southeast of the downtown area of the University Medical District, adjacent to the Alaska Native Medical Center, Alaska Pacific University, and Providence Alaska Medical Center. The university also administers four community campuses spread across Southcentral Alaska. The Student Club and the Greek Life Office (SCGL) support the UAA community by empowering student participation. SCGL is committed to the development of equal and diverse communities, interactive networks, collaboration, leadership, and personal, social, and intellectual experience. As a center of research and understanding, UAA sponsors research, training, public services, and other activities related to the northern population to support local and regional economic development. UAA’s student apartments include nearly 1,000 students, and there are 3 co-educational dormitories, namely the Main Apartment Complex, while Templewood Apartments accommodate 80 students in 20 apartments.