Other Important Services

See below for additional services UAB retirees may take advantage of within the UAB network.

UAB Training and Seminars
If you have recently retired, you can take advantage of the training classes offered by UAB Organizational Development for up to one year after retirement. Twice a year Organizational Development offers a class titled Retirement: A New Life Planning Program. Check the course catalog to see when the next class is scheduled.

The Employee Assistance and Counseling Center
The UAB Employee Assistance and Counseling Center (EACC) is designed to provide employees and retirees with resources for resolving problems. The EACC provides confidential counseling, community referral, supervisor consultation, crisis management and a variety of educational programs. Financial planning is also available. The goal is to assist our clients in clarifying issues, exploring options, and finding solutions. Services are free to our clients.

Center for Aging
The Center involves an interdisciplinary community of more than 200 faculty members and staff working together to promote the health and well-being of older persons & their families through research, education, community programs, & specialty patient care.

UAB Rec Center
With flexible membership options, UAB retirees can take advantage of all the ways the Campus Recreation Center offers something for everybody. Affordable rates connect you to its one-of-a-kind advantages, plus the priceless reward of a healthier lifestyle.

Teachers Retirement System
To answer your questions related to retirement benefits, please go to www.rsa-al.gov, or call the RSA Contact Center at 334.517.7000. Toll Free 877.517.0020.

UAB Retiree Organizations and Groups

Looking for a great way to stay involved and connect with fellow UAB retirees? Become a member of an UAB retiree organization.

New Horizons at UAB
New Horizons at UAB is a community group of men and women of retirement age that organizes lectures and other activities centered around issues important to the aging community, as well as general interest topics.

UAB Retiree Association
The UABRA is an independent, self-governing membership organization the purpose of which primarily is to serve and promote the interests and welfare of persons retired from the faculty and staff of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and secondarily to support the institutional goals of UAB.

Community Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved and help make a difference by volunteering in your community.

Hands on Birmingham
Hands On Birmingham's mission is to connect people with organized and meaningful volunteer opportunities to improve their community. All it takes is ONE hour, ONE day, ONE month to make a lasting difference in the lives of others.

United Way of Central Alabama
United Way of Central Alabama strives to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another and to improve their community.

Children's of Alabama
Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children across the state and throughout the southeastern U.S. since 1911.

UAB Volunteer Opportunities

UAB offers a wide range of meaningful volunteer opportunities. Your involvement in UAB volunteer activities not only provides service to UAB, it provides opportunities to stay in contact with the campus and students, as well as establish and maintain collegial relationships with other retirees.

UAB Volunteer Services
The Department of Volunteer Services is committed to providing UAB with reliable and compassionate volunteers throughout the hospital.

Comprehensive Cancer Center
Volunteer opportunities cover the spectrum from direct patient contact to assisting busy staff with administrative duties, to helping with special events, fundraisers and holiday giving.

Alys Stephens Center
Volunteers form a vital part of the Alys Stephens Center. During the year, there are hundreds of events at the ASC that depend on generous volunteers.