WELCOME TO THE UAB SCHOOL OF MEDICINE 


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 UASOM Class Facebook Page. Search for "UASOM Class of 2021". If you have trouble finding the page, email Jason Noah or Leah Carpenter

Getting Started


New Student Orientation

  • New Student Orientation is scheduled for July 24-28, 2017
  • Students should block off 8am-5pm each day. Don't schedule doctor's appointments, utility hook-up appointments, etc. during this time. 
  • To see last year's schedule for Orientation 2016 here
  • The 2017 Orientation schedule will be posted here in mid-July.

White Coat Weekend Activities


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