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Advising in the Office of Student Services is a collaborative process. Advisors help you understand degree, graduation, and certification requirements, aid in the selection and sequence of coursework, and assist in solving academic problems. Please browse the list below to find the Student Services advisor for your program. For graduate programs, please see specific degree pages for advisors and program coordinators.

For students interested in teaching science or math, visit UABTeach.

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Christopher Scott

Current Assistant Director of the Office of Student Services and advisor for undergraduate students in Community Health and Human Services and undergraduate students majoring in Early Childhood, Elementary Education, and Secondary Education.

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Phone: 205-934-7530


 
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Steven Wilson

Current undergraduate students whose names begin with the letters A-L majoring and minoring in Kinesiology (Exercise Bioenergetics, Exercise Science, Sports Physiology and Performance, Physical Education, Athletic Coaching).

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Phone: 205-934-7530

 

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Carina Hardy

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Phone: 205-934-7530

Current undergraduate academic advisor for early childhoo and elementary education majors. 
 

Call the Office of Student Services at (205) 934-7530 to answer any questions concerning enrollment, certification, or completion of your degree.

 

Schedule an Advising Appointment

Currently enrolled undergraduate students: Please visit myappointment.uab.edu/ramonline to schedule an advising appointment. Advising appointments are available via ZOOM as well. If you have questions, please call 205-934-7530.

Appointments are 15 minutes, 30 minutes, and 45 minutes.

  • 15-minute appointments are best for student account holds, finalization of semester schedule, adding/dropping semester courses, and acquiring Registration Access Codes (RAC).
  • 30-minute appointments are best for semester-to-semester planning, course selection, program-specific requirements, and student information systems, such as BlazerNet and GPA.
  • 45-minute appointments are best for GPA challenges, challenging academic work and future success, academic appeals, and academic probation/suspension.
  • Before Your Appointment

    Before Your Appointment

    • Know your advisor’s name and phone number (go to BlazerNET if you have forgotten).
    • Contact your advisor or appropriate advising office if you have a question or problem.
    • Come prepared.
    • If it’s time to register for classes, have an idea of the courses you’d like to take.
    • Check the Graduation Planning System (GPS) often and refer to the class schedule via BlazerNet.
    • If you have a question about transfer classes, bring in the course catalog from the school or schools from which you are transferring credit.
  • During Your Appointment

    During Your Appointment

    • Ask questions about your classes and degree requirements, policies and procedures, and your long-range goals or major.
    • Ask your advisor to clarify any prerequisites or curriculum requirements you don’t understand.
    • Be honest.
    • You can expect your advisor to know and explain policies, help you understand your course and major requirements, be realistic with you, keep your conversation confidential, and refer you to appropriate sources for any help you need.
  • After Your Appointment

    After Your Appointment

    • Keep any information your advisor gives you.
    • Follow through with what your advisor tells you to do.
    • Be responsible for your decisions.
    • You can expect your advisor to keep notes of your plans and goals.
    • Check the Graduation Planning System (GPS) often.

Graduation Planning System (GPS)

UAB's Graduation Planning System (GPS) allows you to view degree requirements, view coursework if you were to change to different majors, utilize several GPA calculators, and more.