International Scholar & Student Services Emergency Contacts

If you experience an immigration emergency such as being detained at a US port of entry, are arrested for any offense, or lose your passport, please contact any of the individuals below.

Catherine Crowe, Director 205-934-1252 cpcrowe@uab.edu
Justin Lampley, Associate Director for Student Services 205-934-8046 jlampley@uab.edu
Daizy Walia, Associate Director for Scholar Services 205-934-8067 dwalia@uab.edu

Staff assistance is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For emergencies on weekends, evenings and holidays contact the UAB Police and be sure to tell them which of the staff you wish to contact.

Emergency Travel Outside the U.S.

In the event that you need to make an emergency trip outside of the U.S. on a weekend, holiday or evening be sure to take your passport and immigration documentation with you. Contact one of the staff listed above as soon as possible either by phone or email and further instructions will be provided to assist you with your reentry into the U.S. Please do not attempt to reenter the U.S. on the Visa Waiver Program or tourist visa, or without properly authorized immigration documents.

On-Campus Emergencies


UAB Police 205-934-3535
Birmingham Police 205-328-9311

911 is the universal emergency number. When the above numbers cannot be reached, help can be obtained day or night by dialing 911.

Security Alert Escort Service 205-934-4357
Birmingham Area Crisis Center 205-323-7777
M.A.R.S. – Motorist Assistance Road Service
(campus only – retrieve keys, flat tire, out of gas, dead battery)
205-975-6277
Student Health and Wellness Center 205-934-3581

To Report an Incident

If you are a student who has experienced any type of intimidation, harassment, discrimination, or hateful speech committed by an individual employed by or enrolled as a student at UAB, report the incident immediately to Debbie Morgette in the Office of Student Rights, Advocacy and Conduct at 205-975-4412 or the Student Health & Wellness Center Counseling Services at 205-934-5816 [1714 9th Avenue South]. Students can also file an anonymous report.

If you are a UAB employee (faculty or staff) who has experienced any type of intimidation, harassment, discrimination, or hateful speech committed by an individual employed by or enrolled as a student at UAB, report the incident to your immediate supervisor, who can contact Human Resources. If you are uncomfortable talking to your immediate supervisor, you can either file an anonymous complaint or call 1-866-362-9476. Faculty are also encouraged to contact Michelle Fanucchi, the Faculty Ombuds. Employees can contact the Employee Assistance and Counseling Center at 205-934-2281 [2112 11th Avenue South].

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