Lister Hill Library –

Guide for SOM Students


ID card


Building access

Emergency Information

UAB Emergency Info –

Register for B-alert, the university's emergency notification system

Fire alarm in Volker Hall – Exit the building quickly but safely. Do not use elevators.

Severe Weather Alarm – Move to ground floor, central hallway. Wait for the "all clear" signal.

Personal Safety

Resources from UAB Police

  • Campus escort
  • Safety tips
  • Crime statistics
  • 2018 UAB Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
    The 2018 UAB Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is now available online. To access it, you can go to the UAB Police Department website at and click on “Read the 2018 UAB Annual Security & Fire Safety (Clery) Report,” or go directly to the report at:
    For a print copy of the report, call (205) 934-4649. The report follows the guidelines mandated by the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and contains the following information: reporting incidents; federal campus sex crimes prevention act; missing person procedures; distribution of timely warnings; emergency preparedness, response and evacuation procedures; criminal statistics; fire safety report, etc.

Building Maintenance

For non-urgent maintenance requests, submit a request online.

For emergency maintenance, call 934-5353.