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Add/Drop and Withdrawal Policy

Once the semester has begun, students are allowed to make certain changes to their course schedule. The tabs below will help explain which action might be appropriate for your situation and which one is available to you in accordance with the published deadlines in the Academic Calendar.

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Change of Major

Certain schools and student populations have restrictions on major changes. Please review the various guidelines below before attempting to change your major.

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Class Schedule

Students have the ability to view and alter their class schedule through BlazerNET at the link below.

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Credit Equivalencies

Transfer students can learn which of their college coursework credits will transfer to UAB at the link below.

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Education Abroad

Learn about Education Abroad opportunities, organizations, and processes through the Office of Global Engagement.

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Enrollment Verification

Enrollment verification is an official confirmation from UAB that you are enrolled here as a student. Verifications are often required by organizations such as your financial aid lender, employer, insurance company, or credit card companies.

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Grade Forgiveness Policy

UAB offers the undergraduate student a forgiveness option by which courses taken at UAB may be repeated at UAB, and the grade for the first course will be excluded from the GPA calculation of his/her grade point average (GPA).

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Immunization Requirements

To provide a safe and healthy environment for all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), UAB requires that first-time entering students, international students and scholars, and students in health-related schools provide proof of immunization against certain diseases.

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Register for Classes

Class registration dates and deadlines differ depending on your student status (currently enrolled, previously enrolled, new students, non-degree, etc).

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Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

In order to receive federal financial aid, a student must make satisfactory progress toward a degree. Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is made up of two components: a qualitative standard and a quantitative standard.

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Transient Study

Students who wish to enroll in a course at another institution may submit a Transient Study Request Form online.

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Tuition Refund Appeal

Students are responsible for knowing and adhering to the published dates/deadlines on the Academic Calendar regarding course withdrawal, and only under very extenuating circumstances will an appeal for tuition refund be accepted and reviewed.  Submitting a Tuition Refund Appeal Form does not guarantee tuition reimbursement, and if a refund is warranted, the amount returned will be predicated upon the percentage of the semester the student participated. 

Tuition Refund Appeal Policy

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