UAB Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our mission is to champion equity and inclusion and, in particular, to advocate for inclusive excellence and equity so that UAB students, faculty, staff, community partners and friends can flourish and excel. Our mission is inspired by what we value, what we learn from research and what we teach and share with the world. It is our goal to inspire our people to take a courageous step to inspire equity and inclusive excellence throughout our state, nation and world, every day.

To learn more, visit their web site at:


Safe Zone

Safezone logo SmallerVolunteers of the Safe Zone Program have attended at least one class about sexual orientation and gender identity awareness and are committed to providing a campus environment in which gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and straight students and employees are free to thrive on an academic, professional, and personal level within a community that is based on respect and dignity.


UAB Student Health and Wellness

UAB Student Health and Wellness logo

Besides offering information about health services available at UAB, the Student Health and Wellness provides counseling and crisis support for UAB students. For information about counseling for UAB students, including crisis counseling, click HERE.


School of Medicine 
Office of Diversity and Inclussion

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence through a commitment to diversity in education, research and patient care. For more information, click HERE.



The Gender and Sexuality Union at UAB

GSU LogoThe Gender and Sexuality Union at UAB  (GSU) provides a welcoming social atmosphere for students seeking friendship and support through on and off campus activities and events.

Additionally, the GSU aims to aid in the further education of UAB and surrounding communities concerning the realities of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals through campus activities and panel discussions.

UAB Students can become members of the organization by registering through UAB BSync.

For more information, you can contact Calvin Colvin, the President of the GSU, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


MedPride:Gay/Straight Alliance

MedPride:Gay/Straight Alliance is a medical student group at University of Alabama School of Medicine. We desire to create a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) persons in medicine, as well as their straight allies. Additionally, MedPride aims to further educate the UAB community about the realities of LGBTQQ health needs through campus activities and panel discussions and equip future medical providers with skills to address physical and mental health concerns of LGBTQQ individuals.

You can contact MedPride at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


A group for LGBTQ Graduate Students and Fellows at UAB. Contact Ashley Turner for more information This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.