Campus Resources

Air Force ROTC

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) at the University of Alabama is an educational program designed to allow young men and women to pursue a commission in the United States Air Force while completing a college degree.

Alabama Alumni Association

Stay connected to the University through the Alumni Association. You do not have to be an alum to join. Friends, fans, donors, and parents are welcome. We have over 100 chapters across the Nation to keep you connected.


The University of Alabama is committed to the health, safety, and wellbeing of all students. In order to provide training that supports this commitment, UA requires that all incoming students complete an online education course called AlphaPoint. AlphaPoint offers campus-specific education through five learning modules: Community, Balance [Alcohol & Other Drugs], Wellness [Mental Health], Healthy Relationships & Interpersonal Violence, and Diversity & Inclusion. You are required to complete all 5 modules before classes begin this fall. The content in each of the modules helps The University meet the federal requirements from the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice.


The Army ROTC is a program that will allow you to take elective (Military Science) courses along with your academic core curriculum coursework. Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivaled leadership training for success in any career field. You can enroll your freshman and sophomore years without any obligation. You will learn the building blocks for leadership skills and tactics which will allow you to succeed as an Army Officer. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career. Available at over 1,100 colleges and universities nationwide, it offers merit-based scholarships that can pay up to the full cost of tuition and open educational opportunities. Whether you’re in high school, college or already in the Army, you can become an officer in today’s Army through joining ROTC.

Bama Dining

TBama Dining provides a balanced food service program that meets the nutritional, educational, and social needs of students and the University community. As an essential component to the collegiate experience, Bama Dining will provide a comprehensive student-centered dining program that exceed customer expectations, employs and develops excellent people, and seeks innovative opportunities while ensuring environmental stewardship. Bama Dining, it’s on your way!

Career Center

The UA Career Center's mission is to partner with students as they explore opportunities, develop skills, and connect with opportunities. Our staff works with first year students to help them determine or confirm majors and careers; identify and pursue possible internship or job opportunities; and establish clear steps for career success. We offer career fairs, mock interviews, resume critiques, and many other services to prepare students for their careers. The earlier students utilize the Career Center, the better!

Center For Academic Success

The Center for Academic Success (CAS) provides academic support designed to improve students’ academic performance. Services and programs include tutorial assistance and supplemental instruction in several introductory math, science, and business courses; academic peer mentoring; study skills workshops and academic coaching.

Center for Service and Leadership

At The University of Alabama, the Center for Service and Leadership (CSL) strives to enhance the student experience through active and diverse engagement opportunities in the community. These meaningful and experiential learning opportunities provide students the ability to enhance their leadership skills while becoming active, global citizens. The Center is built upon the foundation that service is transformational for both individuals and communities.

The vision is to cultivate a culture that produces committed and engaged citizens that understand their leadership potential in creating a better society. Our programming is based on four categories based on the active citizen’s model.

Meaningful Service + Engaged Leadership = Measurable Change.

Counseling Center

We encourage University of Alabama students to make use of the Counseling Center's services. An overwhelming majority of our clients say that we help them remain in school or help to improve their academic performance. Within ethical and legal guidelines, our services are confidential so students can be assured of privacy.

Critical Languages Center

Students of The University of Alabama can learn various foreign languages at the Critical Languages Center (CLC), one of the largest foreign language learning centers in the United States. The CLC offers classes such as Arabic (online), Chinese (online), Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese (online), Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Swahili, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, and other Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL). Please visit our website and try free lessons.

Crossroads Community Center

The University of Alabama’s Crossroads Community Engagement Center is an initiative of the Division of Community Affairs. Crossroads provides resources on diversity and inclusion through intercultural engagement opportunities. We...

  • support dialogue initiatives to build relationships for community problem-solving
  • serve as a resource for communities and organizations addressing challenging intercultural issues.
  • facilitate Practicing Inclusive Engagement (P.I.E.) workshops to build leadership skills for today's global society

Education Abroad

Education Abroad offers students the opportunity to participate in study abroad programs, international internships, student teaching opportunities, and service learning projects throughout the world. Programs span in length from two weeks to a full academic year. The vision of the UA's Education Abroad office is to foster inquisitive, compassionate, and engaged global citizens through transformative international experiences as a commitment to the intellectual and social advancement of The University of Alabama.

Education Abroad

The vision of Education Abroad (EA) is to foster inquisitive, compassionate, and engaged global citizens through transformative international experiences as a commitment to the intellectual and social advancement of The University of Alabama. EA offers students the opportunity to participate in traditional study abroad, credit-bearing internships, student teaching opportunities, and service learning projects throughout the world. Programs span in length from two weeks to a full academic year.

Emerging Scholars Program

Open to students in all disciplines, the Emerging Scholars Program is an application-only curriculum that provides undergraduate students the opportunity to explore research and creative activity. This two-semester program fosters innovation, creativity, and discovery by pairing students with faculty in their field. It also serves to prepare undergraduates for the rigorous research expectations of graduate and professional schools. The Emerging Scholars Program is a good fit for students who are passionate and curious about their studies.

Ferguson Mail Center

The Ferguson Mail Center is where all students receive mail and packages on campus. For safety and security, students do not receive mail and packages at their residence hall. The mail center offers mailbox rentals, mailing and shipping supplies, stamps and outbound mail services.

Ferguson Student Center

The Ferguson Student Center serves to enhance the student and UA community experience by providing physical space and services that build community, develop leaders, support programs, and promote student learning, development, and inclusion. It serves as the home of several popular, fast food dining options, the Alabama Credit Union, the Ferguson Mail Center, SUPe Store, and many offices and resources within the Division of Student Life.

First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives

First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives supports the successful academic and social transition of new students into the University of Alabama community. Through programs, resources, and support, FYE educates students on campus resources, provides leadership and community building opportunities, and communicates expectations associated with being a member of the Capstone. Some of our programs include Camp 1831, Yea, Alabama!, Freshman Forum, Ignite UA, and Transfer Student Resources. We also provide a monthly newsletter with information and tips to help you get involved at UA and get the most out of your first year! Check out our website for more information!

Fraternity and Sorority Life

The fraternity and sorority community at The University of Alabama is one of the largest and most vibrant in the United States. With more than 10,000 students, the UA Greek community comprises over 34 percent of the undergraduate student body and is home to 66 social Greek-letter organizations. Since Fall 2011, The University of Alabama has held the coveted honor of being the largest fraternity and sorority community in the nation with regard to overall fraternity and sorority membership. The University of Alabama currently has four Greek governing councils: the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the Alabama Panhellenic Association (APA), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and the United Greek Council (UGC). The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, which is housed in the Dean of Students Office, is dedicated to the growth and success of the Greek community and to the individual development of UA fraternity and sorority members.

Future Alumni for Tradition and Excellence (FATE)

FATE is the largest student organization on campus with around 4,000 members. FATE is a fun, social networking organization for all UA students. Our purpose is to hold fun events that allow students to meet each other.

Honors College

The University of Alabama Honors College provides an environment where exceptional students can thrive. We support a culture of community and collaboration. In turn our students achieve a world-class education based on these four pillars: innovative scholarship, advanced research, cultural interaction and civic engagement.

Housing and Residential Communities

Housing and Residential Communities provides supportive on-campus housing to help students transition to the University environment and thrive during their first year at UA. HRC also provides resources for students who are moving off campus, including off-campus housing fairs and an off-campus website.

Living Learning Communities (LLC)

Here at The University of Alabama, we believe that students should have every possible opportunity to succeed, and we are excited to offer students further development opportunities through our many diverse Living-Learning Communities. These programs allow students to have access to educational programs and extracurricular activities exclusive to each Living-Learning Community. Each community is unique, with specific requirements and living arrangements. You may select certain communities during online room selection; others require a separate application and acceptance into that program before assignment. For more information, visit

Office Of Disability Services

Have you ever been diagnosed with a medical, learning, attentional, or psychiatric condition that may impact you as a student at UA? Have you ever received any kind of academic accommodations, such as large-print books, extended time on tests, copies of notes from others, or testing in a reduced-distraction environment, or have you ever had an IEP or 504 Plan? Don't let a lack of accommodations compromise your competitive edge! Contact the Office of Disability Services for assistance.

Office Of Information Technology

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is designed to help students accomplish goals through the use of technology. By providing wireless internet access throughout campus, free software, cyber security resources, and an on-campus IT help desk, OIT provides resources students need to be successful.

Office Of Student Conduct

The Office of Student Conduct — How much do YOU know about UA policies or the Code of Student Conduct? Don't be left out of the “'Know”!

Office of Student Involvement

The Office of Student Involvement provides opportunities for each UA student to achieve personal excellence by encouraging open exploration and engagement with the campus learning environment. Through leadership and involvement opportunities, we want student to find their path to success. One such way to do that is through The SOURCE. The source provides access to over 550 registered student organizations. Check us out today!

Parent and Family Programs

Parent & Family Programs educates, engages, and guides parents and family members of UA students with the goal of supporting successful student transition, retention, and persistence to graduation. Attend Parent & Family Orientation to learn more about UA resources in order to best support your student. Visit your student for Family Weekend each fall. Stay up to date through Crimson Connections, our monthly e-newsletter, and other important communication by signing up for our pENpals communication program. Check out our website for more information


The Office of the University Registrar manages all functions related to student academic records to include class registration, grades, transfer credit, and transcript processing. The office also coordinates all areas involving graduation such as DegreeWorks, Commencement, and diplomas.

SUPe Store

The University Supply Store (also known as The Supe Store) has two full-service locations on campus. The main store is located on the first floor of Ferguson Student Center just across from Starbucks. You can also visit the beautiful new two-story Supe Store at the Corner on Bryant Drive. The Supe Store offers all course materials (textbooks in various formats, school supplies, etc.) as well as licensed Bama clothing, souvenirs, and gifts. Tide Tech, the University’s authorized Apple campus store, is located inside the Supe Store at the Ferg, and offers education pricing on Apple computers as well as certified repair for Apple products both in and out of warranty to UA students, faculty and staff. Visit the Supe Store online at

Safe Zone Resource Center

The UA Safe Zone Resource Center serves as a safe and welcoming location for any member of the university community to request LGBTQIA+ focused programming, acquire LGBTQIA+ educational materials, or seek support for LGBTQIA+ individuals. The UA Safe Zone Resource Center promotes an inclusive and welcoming environment for LGBTQIA+ members of the UA community through our Ally Training Program, advocacy services, and student support programming held in our student lounge. To learn more, stop by our office in the Ferguson Center.

Student Alumni Association

The Student Alumni Association provides all students, faculty, administrators and alumni with programs and projects that are beneficial to the University of Alabama and the Tuscaloosa community. The organization collaborates with organizations across campus, to involve a variety of students and staff members in various projects and events.

Student Care and Well-Being

The Student Care and Well-Being office was established to provide assistance and case management for students in crisis and outreach to parents and families. The staff in this area coordinates a range of services to assist students with issues and concerns that may interfere with their academic success.

Student Employment

Need a job? UA Student Employment can help you get connected. We work with UA departments and community partners to post on-campus, off-campus and short-term jobs for UA students.

Student Health Center and Pharmacy

Student Friendly, Student Focused, Student First! We want to be the healthcare provider of choice for students at the University of Alabama, and a recognized leader in the field of college health. Our board certified doctors, providers, and pharmacists excel in high-quality student health care. For more information about our Services and the University's Immunization Requirements visit

Student Media

The Office of Student Media provides students with hands-on experience, allowing them to build upon what is learned in the classroom. Students start here to develop a list of specific skills, including communications, leadership, team building, time management and critical thinking, among others, while working on print, digital and web channels that serve the information and entertainment needs of the campus community.

Student Support Services TRIO Program

Through a federally funded grant, the Student Support Services TRIO program serves 200 UA students who are first generation, or have limited family income, or have a documented disability. The SSS TRIO program provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and motivates students toward the successful completion of their postsecondary education. The underlying goal of SSS is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of its participants.

Transportation Services

Transportation Services is committed to providing the highest quality of service for your transportation needs. We provide campus wide transit service, after-hours on-call transportation, assist with your parking permit purchases, bike registration, and offer Zipcars in case you need to rent a car. Our Motorist Assistance Program will provide battery jumps, inflate tires, and give you a ride to a gas station if you run out of gas.

UA Interfaith

The UA Interfaith at The University of Alabama exists in order to coordinate and to represent those major faiths and denominations which provide ministry to the university community.

University Bands / Million Dollar Band

We know you have a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a university and we are excited you are looking into the University of Alabama. Regardless of major, there is a place for you in one of our many ensembles including the Million Dollar Band, concert bands, and our many pep bands.

University Libraries

The University of Alabama Libraries are committed to be student-centered and research-focused in order to support discovery, learning, and creativity at the Capstone. We provide innovative instruction, including personal research assistance and workshops; services with 3D printing, group and quiet study spaces, and a digital media center; and resources, such as, computers with software programs and electronic databases to support classroom assignments and research projects. And our libraries are popular meeting places too!
University Libraries – all you need to know to make your college career a success.

University Programs

University Programs (UP) at UA is housed in the Ferguson Center and is one of the oldest student programming boards on campus that offers a wide variety of collaborative programming and leisure time activities for the student body. UP hosts more than 115 events annually including Tied with the Tide (TWTT), Week of Welcome (WOW), Tide after Dark (TAD). Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday University Programs hosts events for over 20,000 students these events include things such as Fright Mania, Easter Egg Hunt, Mardi Gras. UP’s partnerships include: Student Life, Academic Affairs, Fiscal Affairs and Community Affairs.

University Recreation

University Recreation serves The University of Alabama students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members by providing opportunities to foster health and well-being, learning, leadership, and inclusion. With three facilities and an array of programs and services, University Recreation provides extensive opportunities to meet fitness goals. Whether interested in aquatics, personal training, outdoor recreation, or competitive sports, University Recreation offers something for everyone!

University Registrar

The Office of the University Registrar manages all functions related to student academic records to include class registration, grades, transfer credit, and transcript processing. The office also coordinates all areas involving graduation such as DegreeWorks, Commencement, and diplomas.

University Scholars Program

The University Scholars Program is intended for gifted and highly motivated candidates for BA and BS degrees at The University of Alabama whose objectives include degrees at the master's or doctoral level. In participating University Scholars departments, with a closely integrated undergraduate and graduate program, qualified students begin graduate study in their senior year; such a program may lead to simultaneous completion of requirements for both master's and bachelor's degrees, each within its specified framework. Students can view more information and participating program information within the online Graduate Catalog.

University of Alabama Police Department

The University of Alabama Police Department partners with community members to promote a safe environment in which to live, learn, and work. The men and women of UAPD strive each day to provide the highest quality law enforcement services to the students, faculty, staff and visitors twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year.

Veteran And Military Affairs

Veteran and Military Affairs serves veterans, service members, and their dependents in their pursuit of educational goals. Office resources include but are not limited to GI Bill certification, academic planning, co-curricular engagement, textbook rentals, and computer lab use.

Women and Gender Resource Center

The Women and Gender Resource Center (WGRC) offers a variety of programs designed to promote gender equity and social justice through leadership, mentoring, education, outreach, and research. The WGRC also provides free and confidential counseling and advocacy services to victims of dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and adult survivors of child abuse.