We're excited you'll be joining us this fall! This page has a ton of information you need as a recently admitted student. Please read everything carefully, and if you can't find something, or have a question, just ask

Be sure to join your UABSOM Class Facebook Page. Search for "UAB School of Medicine Class of 2022". If you have trouble finding the page, email medschool@uab.edu

Getting Started

  • Information for the class entering 2018 is available. 

New Student Orientation

  • New Student Orientation is scheduled for July 23-27, 2018
  • Students should block off 8am-5pm each day. Don't schedule doctor's appointments, utility hook-up appointments, etc. during this time. 
  • To see the tentative schedule for 2018, please click here
  • The 2018 Orientation schedule will be posted here in mid-July.

White Coat Weekend Activities

Date: August 12
Time: Event starts at 2 p.m., students should report at 1 p.m.
Mandatory walk-through: There is a mandatory walk-through August 11 at 3:30 p.m. Failure to attend walk-through means that you cannot participate in the ceremony so be sure to mark your calendars right now!
Alys Stephens Center
1200 10th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35294
Your family and friends are invited to attend and share in this special occasion with you!

Parking Permit

  • Contact UAB Parking for all parking-related questions. (MSTP students should see MSTP specific instructions)
  • Note: Many students cannot purchase parking available to medical students until after the first day of Orientation. 

Computer and Phone Information

  • Complete information on laptop, phone, and software specs required for medical school, can be found here.

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. For information about the accommodation application process, click here.

Dental Insurance

You will soon see a new item on the prematriculation checklist for dental insurance. There is a waiver form if your existing dental insurance will carry through your enrollment with us. Students who do not have dental coverage will be automatically signed up for UAB coverage and billed on their student account. More information in the brochure and enrollment letter: