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 will updated in early February. 

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