History of Hill University Center


1979: Proposal for University Center announced

News clipping: UAB to build new student center soon

1980: UAB breaks ground for University Center


News clipping: UAB University Center groundbreaking

October 10, 1983: Univeristy Center doors open

News clipping: Inside view of UAB's new $8.8 million University Center

May 4, 1984: Building dedication ceremony

University Center Dedication Ceremony, 1984

May 17, 1991: Building named Hill University Center in honor of S. Richardson Hill, Jr.


Commemorative plaque dedicated to Dr. Samuel Richardson Hill, Jr.

2012: Plans announced to demolish HUC to make way for new student center

2013: Construction to begin on new UAB student center

2015: Expected completion of new UAB student center