See how UAB is transforming classroom spaces to allow for social distancing

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To help keep students and employees safe during entry to campus for the fall semester, UAB Facilities has rearranged campus classrooms to accommodate for safe social-distancing practices and keep Blazers six feet apart in order to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

Click through the slideshow below to see how University Hall and Collat School of Business classrooms and lecture halls, like those in other buildings, have been adapted for Blazers’ safety.

  • In University Hall classrooms with two-seat tables, only one seat will be available for use; the rest will be roped off using plastic wrapping. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • In campus with two-seat tables, only one seat will be available for use; the rest will be roped off using plastic wrapping. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Unusable seats in theater-style lecture halls have been marked with yellow tape and plastic wrap; students may only sit in the open seats. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Classroom furniture has been arranged to accommodate social-distancing practices, as delineated by yellow tape on the floor. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Common-area furniture also has been arranged to help Blazers stay six feet apart. Seating that does not allow for social distancing has been roped off with plastic. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • In computer labs, some chairs have been removed to prevent use of computers in close proximity to others. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Classrooms with group table seating will have fewer tables and chairs to allow for extra space. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Some classrooms with group table seating may have unusable chairs marked off with yellow tape. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Some classrooms will have numbered seating to distinguish which seats are available. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • The Collat School of Business lobby has been modified to accommodate social distancing; chairs are spaced out and redirected, and tables that typically seat 3-4 students are adjusted to seat only one at a time. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Chairs have been spaced out and redirected to encourage social distancing. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Floor signs remind students, employees and visitors to keep six feet of distance from others to prevent transmission of COVID-19. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Some computers are marked with signs to prevent use. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • In classrooms and auditoriums, some chairs have been removed to leave six feet of separation between students. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • In classrooms and auditoriums, some chairs have been removed to leave six feet of separation between students. LEXI COON / University Relations
  • Hand-sanitizer stations, such as this one in the Collat lobby, have been placed around campus. LEXI COON / University Relations