Directions and Parking for Freshman Orientation

Parking

Parking is available in Lot 15C located at 1200 6th Avenue South next to the Barnes & Noble @ UAB Bookstore (overflow parking: Lot 15N at 1319 5th Avenue South). Be sure to print your parking pass and place it on your dashboard. The Blazer Express will be available 7:00-9:00 AM to transport you or you may walk 2 blocks south along 13th Street and one block east along University Blvd. to Heritage Hall.

Check-In will take place at 7:30 AM in the first floor lobby of Heritage Hall, located on the corner of University Blvd. and 14th Street South.



Directions

Please call 205-975-7999 if you have any questions.

From the South:

  • Exit I-65 at the University Boulevard/UAB exit.
  • Merge onto University Boulevard (8th Avenue South) and proceed for approximately 3 blocks.
  • Turn left onto 13th Street South.
  • Pass 6th Avenue and then turn left into the flat parking lot next to the Barnes & Noble @ UAB Bookstore.
  • If Lot 15C is full, turn left on 13th Street South and take an immediate right into Lot 15N.
  • Be sure to display your orientation parking pass on your dashboard.

From the North: 

  • Proceed through the I-20/I-59 interchange on I-65 and continue towards the south.
  • After passing through the interchange, take the second exit (4th Avenue South).
  • Proceed east along 4th Avenue until you reach 13th Street South.
  • Turn right on 13th Street.
  • Pass 5th Avenue and then turn right into the flat parking lot next to the Barnes & Noble @ UAB Bookstore.
  • If Lot 15C is full, turn left on 13th Street South and take an immediate right into Lot 15N.
  • Be sure to display your orientation parking pass on your dashboard.

From the East: 

  • Proceed to the I-20/I-59 interchange with I-65 and merge off of I-59 onto I-65, heading south toward Montgomery.
  • On I-65, take the 4th Avenue South exit.
  • Proceed east along 4th Avenue until you reach 13th Street South.
  • Turn right on 13th Street.
  • Pass 5th Avenue and then turn right into the flat parking lot next to the Barnes & Noble @ UAB Bookstore.
  • If Lot 15C is full, turn left on 13th Street South and take an immediate right into Lot 15N.
  • Be sure to display your orientation parking pass on your dashboard.

From the West on I-59: 

  • Proceed to the I-20/I-59 interchange with I-65.
  • Merge south toward Montgomery on I-65.
  • Take the 4th Avenue South exit off of I-65.
  • Proceed east along 4th Avenue until you reach 13th Street South.
  • Turn right on 13th Street.
  • Pass 5th Avenue and then turn right into the flat parking lot next to the Barnes & Noble @ UAB Bookstore.
  • If Lot 15C is full, turn left on 13th Street South and take an immediate right into Lot 15N.
  • Be sure to display your orientation parking pass on your dashboard.

From Hwy 280/Hwy 31 (Red Mountain Expressway): 

  • Take the University Boulevard/8th Avenue South Exit.
  • Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp.
  • Follow University Boulevard past UAB Hospital all the way to 13th Street South.
  • Turn right onto 13th Street South.
  • Pass 6th Avenue and then turn left into the flat parking lot next to the Barnes & Noble @ UAB Bookstore.
  • If Lot 15C is full, turn left on 13th Street South and take an immediate right into Lot 15N.
  • Be sure to display your orientation parking pass on your dashboard.

From Birmingham International Airport (BHM): 

  • Bear right on ramp to I-20 W (I-59 S).
  • Go 4.7 miles.
  • Bear left on Exit 124A, to I-65 South.
  • From I-65, take the 4th Avenue South exit.
  • Proceed east along 4th Avenue until you reach 13th Street South.
  • Turn right on 13th Street.
  • Pass 5th Avenue and then turn right into the flat parking lot next to the Barnes & Noble @ UAB Bookstore.
  • If Lot 15C is full, turn left on 13th Street South and take an immediate right into Lot 15N.
  • Be sure to display your orientation parking pass on your dashboard.