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The University of Alabama at Birmingham is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees.

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It is very important that Civil Engineering Construction Management students make sure their computer is correctly set-up to function properly with Canvas, UAB course delivery platform.  Taking the time to review computer requirements and making the necessary adjustments will ensure students have a successful computer experience while in the program.

Computer Requirements

For information on computer requirements while in the Construction Engineering Management program, students should visit the Tools You Need section on the CEM Website:  http://www.uab.edu/engineering/cem/tools-you-need

Making Sure Your Computer Is Properly Setup

All CECM course content is delivered through Canvas.  We recommend a recent computer with Windows 7 or Windows 8 and Firefox or Chrome as web browser to ensure the best experience with Canvas and associated tools. More information on Canvas will be provided at Boot Camp.

Silver Light
Some CECM recorded lectures require the Microsoft's Silverlight browser plugin.

UAB wifi for Boot Camp

During Boot Camp, students will need to connect to the UAB wireless network using UABSecure.  The set-up instructions for use at Boot Camp need to be downloaded by students prior to Boot Camp.

For all information on UAB wireless network and to download instructions for your particular system, please visit:

Canvas Login

All CEM courses are delivered in Canvas.  You will need to login to Canvas at the above addressto access all CEM courses.  You may want to Bookmark the page for easy access later on.