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Discover UAB (for University employees) provides a comprehensive "first look" at UAB, its core values, essential expectations and important resources. New Hires will receive the date for their Discover UAB session from Recruitment Services. Employees will also have the opportunity to speak with a Benefits specialist at the optional Benefits session, which is held after the Discover UAB program.



Discover UAB takes place from 8 a.m-noon in the UAB Medical Towers building.

8-9 a.m.
  • Welcome & Breakfast
  • Leadership Welcome
  • You & UAB
  • UAB’s Mission, Vision & Values
  • Your Place in the Big Picture
9-10:20 a.m.
  • UAB History Overview
  • The UAB Success Model
  • Applying the Success Model
  • UAB Campus Culture and Diversity
10:20-11:20 a.m.
  • Onboarding Tools & Resources
11:20 a.m.-noon
  • Lunch & Networking
Noon-1:30 p.m.
  • Benefits Overview


Location and Parking

Location and Parking

Discover UAB Location:
UAB Medical Towers Building
1717 11th Ave. S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Room 419A


UAB Lot 15W FREE Unpaved lot across the street from Medical Towers
Medical Towers Lot $2* Located behind Medical Towers Building off of 18th St. South
Medical Towers Deck $6* Located on lower level of Medical Towers Building

*Paid lots and decks require cash ($1, $5 or $10 bills or quarters) to exit.

General Information

General Information
  • We will provide breakfast prior to the program and breaks will be scheduled throughout the program. Both are great times to meet fellow UAB professionals.
  • Facilities are available for nursing mothers. Please notify someone at your Discover UAB session of this need and they will assist in finding an appropriate room.
  • Need a ride? With a valid UAB ID, enjoy fare-free bus transportation with the Blazer Express.

Discover UAB 2018 Schedule

Discover UAB 2018 Schedule

Deadline to register new employees for a Discover UAB session is the Wednesday before the listed session date.

Jan. 2 (Tues after New Year's)
Jan. 16 (Tues after MLK Day)
Jan. 29
Feb. 12
Feb. 26

March 12
March 26

April 9
April 23
May 7
May 21

June 4
June 18

July 2
July 16
July 30
Aug. 13
Aug. 27

Sept. 10
Sept. 24
Oct. 8
Oct. 22
Nov. 5
Nov. 19
Dec. 3
Dec. 17


Employee Resource Fair

Employee Resource Fair

Mark your calendar for the Discover UAB Resource Fair, a biannual event spotlighting the amenities, perks and resources that make it great to be a UAB Blazer. Stop by to learn more about some of the many oncampus resources available to UAB employees — including wellness initiatives, entertainment and sporting events, campus services and more. Visit all of our UAB resource partners during the fair to be entered in a drawing to win a $50 gift card and other great prizes.

For more information, including a complete list of vendors, visit

⇨ The inaugural Discover UAB Resource Fair is Friday, May 18, from noon-2 p.m. in Medical Towers, room 419A.

Questions? Contact