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.
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 cares about your health, safety, and academic success at the Capstone. We are one of over 500 institutions nationally taking a new approach to alcohol prevention. The University requires all incoming students to complete AlcoholEdu for College — a science-based course taken by tens of thousands of students each year. The course challenges students' expectations about alcohol while enabling them to make healthier and safer decisions.
Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) is an elective you take along with your required college classes that offers opportunities and challenges to help you develop confidence, self-esteem and leadership skills that will help you progress in your college studies. For those that decide to pursue the program through graduation, you will be given opportunities to further your career and serve your country as a commissioned officer, either full time on active duty or part time in the Army Reserves or National Guard. Army ROTC
The Campus Ministry Association (CMA) 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.
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!
The Center for Academic Success, located in Osband Hall, provides free tutoring for many problem based courses, as well as help sessions for Math, Chemistry, and Physics. The Center also sponsors courses designed to help students improve their study skills and adjust to the academic demands of a major university.
Meaningful Service + Engaged Leadership = Measurable Change.
Make a difference. Change the world. Volunteer. The Center for Service and Leadership educates students for service advocacy and leadership, civic responsibility, and lifelong volunteerism by increasing awareness of community needs, resources and opportunities for social for social problem solving.
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.
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.
The purpose of Crossroads Community Center is to provide leadership at The University of Alabama in the areas of cultural programming and intercultural education by hosting a variety of cultural events and dialogue opportunities that build community. Getting involved with Crossroads Community Center is a great way for new students to meet a spectrum of students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds early on in their college career, thus enhancing their overall campus experience and developing their intercultural understanding and skills as global citizens.
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.
The Ferguson Center Student Union, affectionately known as The Ferg is the hub of student activity on The University of Alabama campus. It serves as the home of the Food Court, Fresh Food Company, the SUPestore, the Alabama Credit Union, the Ferguson Mail Center, Art Gallery, Theater, Starbucks and much more!
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.
First Year Experience 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, Freshman Forum, Ignite UA, and Tau Sigma National Honors Society for transfer students. Check out our website for more information!
The Greek community at The University of Alabama is one of the largest and most vibrant in the United States. With more 7,800 students, comprising over 28 percent of the undergraduate student body, and 59 organizations, the Capstone is home to more fraternity and sorority members than any other institution in the United States. 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.
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.
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 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 web site.
The Office of Student Judicial Affairs — How much do YOU know about UA policies or the Code of Student Conduct? Don't be left out of the 'Know'!
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.
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.
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 400 registered student organizations. Check us out today!
Parent Programs provides communication, resources and programs that encourage parent partnership in a student's college experience. Attend parent orientation to learn more about UA and the resources we offer to parents and students, come visit your student for Family Weekend each fall, and sign up for our parent newsletter, pen pals, to say up to date. 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.
The University Supply Store (also known as The SUPe Store) has four locations on campus: Ferguson Center, Tutwiler Hall, Bryant Museum, and School of Law. The SUPe Store can assist you with all your course materials (textbooks in various formats, school supplies), Bama clothing, souvenirs, and gifts. The Apple Campus Store is located in the SUPe Store at the Ferg, and offers education pricing on Apple computers and software.
Note: They are opening a new full-service location on Bryant Drive this summer. Also – we also offer Apple service and repair for faculty, staff and students (at our Apple Campus Store in the Ferg location.)
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.
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 Friendly, Student Focused, Student First! We want to be the first choice for health care for students at the University of Alabama. Our board certified doctors and providers excel in high-quality student health care. For more information about our Services and the University's Immunization Requirements visit our web site.
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.
So much more than books! The University Libraries are popular hangouts for meeting friends, accessing productivity and academic software, and getting help finding information needed for assignments. Campus libraries are open more hours than computer labs, and Rodgers Library is open 24/5. Electronic resources are available 24/7 from anywhere on campus and beyond.
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 the Week of Welcome event series, late night zip lining, Spanish salsa dancing, CNN's Soledad O'Brien, famous comedians, laser tag, and much, much more!
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.
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 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.
The Women and Gender Resource Center (WGRC) offers a variety of programs geared at maximizing the learning experience of all male and female students through leadership, mentoring, education/outreach, and research. The WGRC also provides services to victims of dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking including counseling and advocacy for current or childhood abuse.