The Media Commons

an open-resource lab serving students and faculty across disciplines in the College of Arts and Sciences

Location: Heritage Hall Room 334

The Media Commons provides students and faculty with access to the latest technology for enhanced learning. Technology enables students and faculty to incorporate digital media into instruction, create documentary films, produce and record compelling oral histories, and explore the boundaries of their imaginations.

  • Fully Loaded, Multimedia Mac Stations
  • 9 Dual Stations
  • 11 Individual Stations
  • First of its kind at UAB and in Alabama


Our iMacs and Macbook Pros are loaded with professional-grade creative software.  

Video Editing

Adobe After Effects CS6
Adobe Encore CS6
Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
Avid Media Composer 6
Final Cut Pro X

Design/Photo Editing

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
Adobe Fireworks CS6
Adobe Illustrator CS6
Adobe InDesign CS6
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended

Audio Editing

Adobe Audition CS6
GarageBand 6
SoundTrack Pro 3
Logic Pro