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

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.

Safe Zone

Safe Zone

Volunteers 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

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

School of Medicine  Office of Diversity and Inclusion

School of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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

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The Gender and Sexuality Union at UAB

The Gender and Sexuality Union at UAB

The 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..

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MedPride:Gay/Straight Alliance

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..

GRADient

GRADient

GRADient is an organization dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence and social and political awareness with respect to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) graduate and professional students as well as postdoctoral scholars

You can follow GRADient on Facebook or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn how you can get involved or to get information on upcoming events.

BorderTrans

BorderTrans

borderTRANS is a safe place where trans students can come with questions about their gender identity and other issues they may have. borderTRANS is a space for individuals to share their experiences and create community in a welcoming, supportive environment. This group is open to any UAB student who identifies as Trans, Transgender, Gender-queer, Fluid, Non-Binary, FTM, MTF, Two Spirit, Intersex, Gender Questioning and Transexual.

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UAB Medicine LGBTQ-Friendly Providers

UAB Medicine LGBTQ-Friendly Providers

UAB Medicine has now created a search function within their provider database that lists 44 LGBTQ-friendly providers, including providers with advanced expertise in LGBTQ health.

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