Benefits

UAB CampusCard (OneCard)

The UAB CampusCard (OneCard) is your official University ID card. 

  • The key for enrolled students to gain free admission to UAB athletic events
  • Gives you free access the UAB Campus Rec Center
  • Student Offers from the UAB Barnes & Noble bookstore including discounted Microsoft software (must be purchased inside the bookstore)
  • Allows you to participate in intramural sports
  • Purchase tickets to a variety of community events including events at the Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center and Bartow Arena, discounted tickets to various movie theaters, as well as discounted tickets to several theme parks across the Southeast.
  • Check out materials from UAB libraries
  • Functions as a declining balance card for purchases at a variety of on and off-campus dining and retail locations. 
  • Receive discounts on dining and retail goods and services

 

Microsoft Software

Microsoft Dreamspark Premium is now available to all UAB STEM programs at no cost. The Dreamspark program supports technical education by providing access to over 180 Microsoft software programs for learning, teaching, and research purposes for faculty & students engaged in a STEM program. 

NOTE: While anyone with a valid BlazerID can login to the Dreamspark site, only those students and faculty currently engaged in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program are authorized to order/download any software.  Your ability to participate in the program is based on the information UAB passes to Dreamspark during the login process.

Microsoft licensing for students is changing
Licensing of Microsoft products for students is changing Oct. 1. Students now are licensed only for Microsoft Forefront and some server products. Office and Windows clients (Vista/Win7/Win8) no longer are available to students through UAB or its bookstore. Students may purchase a four-year subscription to Office 365 University (current price $79.99) that includes all Office products and other features. More information is online under the Students tab.


Free EndNote software

UAB has acquired an academic, campuswide (excludes Health System) license for Thomson-Reuters EndNote software, and it is available at no cost to all faculty, staff and students for installation on UAB-owned and home systems. The software can be downloaded from the UAB-IT Software site at www.uab.edu/it/software.

 

SAS analytics software
UAB's campus wide SAS license provides free, unlimited access to this analytics software for teaching and research to employees and students. Individuals can perform retrieval, data management, data-mining and more. Download SAS at www.uab.edu/sdwnld.

 

UAB WIFI

UAB has WIFI access for all registered clients in IEM. You must be registered for a course at the time to get access.


Having car trouble on campus?
UAB's Motorist Assisted Roadside Service (MARS) is available to anyone on campus that needs help with a dead battery, keys locked in a vehicle, flat tire, out-of-gas, etc.  The service is available Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m., except holidays.

 

UAB Counseling & Wellness Center offers free, confidential counseling related to personal growth, human development, and interpersonal relationships.

 

UAB Women's Counseling Center offers personal counseling services from a professional counselor regarding issues such as eating disorders and stress management.