For UAB students who may not be able to use a secure WiFi network, UAB is opening a parking lot on campus to provide Drive-In WiFi. Starting Thursday, April 9, WiFi on the eduroam network will be available in Express Lot 4, located on Fifth Avenue South and 10th Street South on campus, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To use WiFi:

  • Drive into the parking lot and park at least every other space to maintain social distancing guidelines.
  • Stay in your car.
  • Connect your device to the eduroam network with your This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. email address and password. Do not use an alias for your BlazerID when you enter your email address.

Keep in mind there are no public restrooms on site, and a limited number of trash receptacles. Please do not litter.

For UAB students who live in Huntsville and need access to WiFi, the eduroam network is also available at our sister campus the University of Alabama-Huntsville. UAH has opened two lots, G5 and W28, with the following rules:

  • Practice proper social distancing by remaining in your vehicle and at least 6 feet from others
  • If you are showing COVID-19 symptoms or if someone at your home is sick, don’t come in.
  • Observe precautions in severe weather.
  • If you park anywhere else on the UAH campus, you will be asked to leave.