Emergency Contacts

All On-Campus Emergencies (fire, police, medical)
University Police - 934-3535
Birmingham Police - 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   934-4357
Birmingham Area Crisis Center   323-7777
M.A.R.S. – Motorist Assistance Road Service
(campus only – retrieve keys, flat tire, out of gas, dead battery)
Counseling and Wellness Center   934-5816

International Scholar & Student Services Emergency Contacts

1-205-934-3328   Reception    
1-205-934-4383   Lisa Townsend, Associate Director   ltownsend@uab.edu
1-205-935-0262   Barbara Jackson, Immigration Advisor   bjacks10@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.