New Student Orientation

  • New Student Orientation is scheduled for the week of July 25-29, 2022.
  • Students should block off 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Don't schedule doctor's appointments, utility hook-up appointments, etc. during this time. 
  • The schedule and detailed information will be communicated via the Guidebook orientation app. Details about signing up for the app will be sent in the July edition of Vital Signs.

White Coat Ceremony

  • The White Coat Ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
  • Students will receive information about the white coat ceremony during New Student Orientation.

Computer and Phone

See the complete information on laptop, phone, and software specs required for medical school.

Curriculum and Course Scheduling

  • Your MS1 courses will be automatically scheduled for you.
  • You can view course descriptions and details in the Course Catalog. Search for "Pre-clinical - 1st Year."

Disability Support Services Accommodations

Accommodations must be requested through the UAB Disability Support Office and recommendations for accommodations must come from this office. Learn more about the accommodation application process.