UIC CARES ACT Direct Assistance Program

Who Can Apply:
UIC Shareholders 18 years of age and older
Descendants of UIC Shareholders 18 years of age and older

What We Provide:
A one-time payment of up to $2,000.00 to assist with unreimbursed expenses and/or loss of income incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic between March 1, 2020, and November 25, 2021

All applications must be received by November 25, 2021

Please note:
*UIC CARES application is separate from NVB or ASRC’s CARES applications. You are still eligible to apply for UIC’s CARES if you incurred up to $2,000 in unreimbursed expenses or loss of income related to the COVID-19 pandemic between March 1, 2020 and the application deadline of November 25, 2021

*On your application, please remember to indicate whether you’d like a check or direct deposit. If this is your first time applying for direct deposit with UIC, you must submit a voided check with your application.

How to apply:



A. Fill out the forms online and submit directly without mailing.
You DO NOT need to sign on to the UIC Shareholder Portal to apply for the CARES Application. You can apply at the following link: CLICK HERE

    • Step 1: Enter your name.
    • Step 2: Enter your email address to receive an email validation code.
      1. If you have not received the email validation code, please check your junk email or spam folder before calling the CARES Team.
      2. If you do not have an email, please follow the steps outlined in B. (below)

B. Download the information and forms from the active links below then, print, fill out and mail to UIC CARES Team at P.O. Box 890, Utqiaġvik, AK 99723-0890 or email the completed application and documents to  uiccares@uicalaska.com.

a. UIC CARES Act Direct Assistance Program Checklist: CLICK HERE
b. UIC CARES Act Direct Assistance Program Application: CLICK HERE
c. UIC Direct Deposit Form: CLICK HERE


UIC Shareholders, watch your P.O. Box or mailbox for information, application form, direct deposit form, and a postage-paid reply envelope. Please fill out and send back in the reply envelope, drop-off at our offices, or send a copy of the completed and signed application by email to uiccares@uicalaska.com.


All UIC Shareholders and Descendants may stop by the UIC Alaska offices during business hours to pick up information, forms, and reply envelopes. You may fill out and turn in at the office or take home and email or mail-in.

Our offices are open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Corporate Headquarters in Utqiaġvik:
1250 Agvik St,
Utqiaġvik, AK 99723-0890
Phone: (907) 852-4460

Anchorage Office:
6700 Arctic Spur Road
Anchorage, AK 99518
Phone: (907) 677-5200

 Note: UIC offices are closed on November 25th for Thanksgiving.

Per CDC guidelines, if not vaccinated, please wear a mask and stay 6 feet from others. Please observe posted notifications.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the UIC CARES Team by calling (907) 852-7444 or by emailing uiccares@uicalaska.com.

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