Complete your Enrollment Checklist. Start here.

Complete the core four
apply for a merit scholarship
apply for financial aid


The core four steps are required of all incoming freshmen and should be completed in the order shown.

Step 1. Activate BlazerID

To activate your BlazerID, you will need your student number, which can be found in your acceptance letter and email.

Activate BlazerID

Step 2. Pay the Freshman Enrollment Deposit

All incoming freshmen are required to pay a non-refundable $200 Freshman Enrollment Deposit to secure a place in the entering class. For questions and more information, please refer to the freshman enrollment deposit policy.

Step 3. Reserve a Spot for Orientation

Blazer Beginnings, UAB’s orientation program, is required for all incoming freshmen. During this two-day event, you’ll register for classes, learn about support services, meet other students, and much more.

Step 4. Apply for Housing

All incoming freshmen are required to live on campus their first year. Freshmen live in the heart of campus, which is convenient to academic buildings, dining, libraries, and everything fun.

App Opens Nov. 15



Apply for a Merit Scholarship (optional but highly encouraged)

Merit scholarships are institutional, four-year scholarships awarded to incoming freshmen. To be considered for a merit-based scholarship, students must complete the scholarship application. UAB will begin awarding scholarships in December 2021. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2022.

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Apply for Financial Aid (optional but highly encouraged)

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid provides you with the opportunity to receive federal loans, grants, and work study. Complete the FAFSA as early as possible, and send your application to UAB using code 001052. For your best options, apply by the priority deadline: Dec. 1, 2021.

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