50 Years ForwardIn conjunction with the "50 Years Forward" celebration of Birmingham's Civil Rights history, UAB is host to a number of free events for students, including a lecture from Grammy award-winning hip-hop artist Common and a concert from reggae artist Michael Franti.
eNotify uses the same system as UAB's B-ALERT allowing you to opt in for instant notifications on various categories of non-emergency (but still important) information.
Social media iconsCheer on the Blazers via Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and GetGlue to earn points toward free UAB swag. The new Social Blazers Rewards Program pits you against your friends to determine who is the ultimate UAB fan.
Spring Ufit classes start January 7, and personal training options are available at the Campus Rec Center, so there's no excuse to ditch those New Year's resolutions. Also, if you're looking to play intramural indoor soccer or basketball, take heed of approaching deadlines in January to sign up your team.
basketball-hoop-100x100You've been summoned to court -- the basketball court. Get together a team and sign up to participate in a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament benefiting the Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Is your belly rumbling? UAB Meal Plans and Dining Dollars will be available starting Tuesday, January 8. There are plenty of food locations where you can use your dining budget, and you can still sign up if you haven't already done so.

As part of our efforts to promote a smoke-free campus and healthier lifestyle, we are designating several areas near Volker Hall, Lister Hill Library, and the Peters Building (School of Optometry) as smoke-free areas effective January 2, 2012.

UAB will be closed from Saturday, December 22 until January 1. Offices will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

UAB's wreath laying ceremony will honor and remember our nation's veterans. Faculty, staff, students and the public are encouraged to attend this special occasion. 

On the fiftieth anniversary of the transformative civil rights events of 1963, the College of Arts and Sciences will remember and celebrate the past with speakers, music, art, and special classes.
Kick off this year's basketball season in the streets...literally. For the first time in UAB history, the men's basketball scrimmage game will go down on an outdoor court built right on 14th Street next to Heritage Hall. October 19th, fun starts at 6pm.
Could you spare an hour-and-a-half if it would help you graduate?  Come to a Graduation Planning System training session and you'll learn all the ins-and-outs of the newest and most powerful online degree progress tool UAB has to offer.
Come out and donate as little as $1 to be entered in a drawing for some impressive prizes (think Xbox, iPad, movie tickets, and gift cards).  Sept. 26 | HUC and Commons | 10 AM - 2 PM 
What could you do with 5 minutes and 20 slides? Be a part of UAB Ignite, a fast-paced night of presentations where students and faculty can share their burning ideas.
Whether this semester is your first in college or just a couple away from graduation, you'll find GPS to be very useful...
BlazerNET, the student portal for things like your account balance, registration, and financial aid, looks a little different than it did a week ago.  
If you're anxious about those first couple days of class...walking around, unsure of where your next class is, etc...a fellow Blazer can help.  Visit the Ask a Blazer tents, which will be placed around campus, to get the assistance you need.
Andy Grammer concert on The Green, screenings of The Avengers and The Hunger Games, sno-cones, and so much more.  Weeks of fun await you as school starts back, and we've got the full schedule here.
Why waste gas, sit in traffic, and pay for parking when you could ride on a shuttle full of Blazer fans to UAB Football's home games this year?
The days of carrying around your crumpled-up four year degree plan are over. UAB's new Graduation Planning System (GPS) will keep up with your progress, and you might be even more excited about its other features...