The Oracle Administrative System is an integrated suite of Human Resources (HR) and Finance (FN) modules used by the University of Alabama at Birmingham for administrative operations and record keeping.  It is a web-based system that includes a Self Service Application for all employees, as well as, HR and FN Applications for staff and faculty to conduct day-to-day business. The Oracle Administrative System uses an Oracle database and is typically referred to as "Oracle."

Documentation has been developed for each system application and can be accessed by clicking on the links below. For questions regarding the information on this web page or concerning the Oracle Administrative System, please email

Self Service

Getting Help

For assistance with using the Oracle Administrative Systems, UAB HR offers the following:

  • Assistance to Ask IT in providing Oracle-related desktop support. Contact Ask IT at 205-996-5555.
  • Special training sessions for groups needing training or assistance with specific HR Oracle processes. To request a special session, email
  • For additional assistance, contact Human Resources Information Systems.

For employees who do not have access to a computer on the job site, Payroll Services located in the Administration Building Room 280, has three computers available to use. The Payroll Service staff is available to provide assistance with Self Service responsibilities each weekday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.