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As students begin arriving on campus for the fall semester, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to work during times when the highest number of students will be moving in to on-campus housing. We created a map to help you plan.

Click through a slideshow below to see how University Hall classrooms and lecture halls, like those in other buildings, have been adapted to keep Blazers safe and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

As employees and students return to campus for the fall semester, UAB Facilities and Information Technology are adjusting certain services to accommodate social-distancing and hygiene protocols.

UAB Medicine is moving its drive-thru testing site to the the UAB Hospital-Highlands parking deck effective Aug. 9.

Following the razing of the 1950s Townhouse Building in summer 2019, Blazers have anxiously awaited the new park space slated to take its place.

UAB BTS logo FINALGet a glimpse into how employees are continuing their unique and important work during UAB’s limited business operations.

One of the most recognizable campus features, the three windows have watched over UAB throughout its five decades. Now, after painstaking restoration, new generations of Blazers can enjoy their beauty for years to come.

The three-year-old Green Labs program, once a cohort of just 18, anticipates 120 UAB labs will have My Green Lab certification by December — the largest number of any organization, academic or otherwise, worldwide.

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Blazer Express bus routes crisscross the campus, and many employees rely on the buses to take them to work. UAB Transportation has implemented a strict cleaning regimen to help ensure the safety of its buses and vans and riders; however, taking public transit without precautions can introduce new risks for exposure to coronavirus.

It’s officially springtime at UAB, and new growth is blossoming from Sterne Library, to Collat, to the residence halls.

For the sixth year, UAB is recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its work to nurture more than 4,400 healthy trees and engage students and employees in conservation.

While UAB transitions to remote teaching and work in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19, all academic buildings, including UAB Libraries, are restricted to individuals with ONECard access.

Hourly cleaning of handrails and handles, hand sanitizer on each bus in response to coronavirus.

Students who normally park in Zone C can park in zones A, B, D, E and F for the remainder of the week.

Catch a ride to many popular locations in downtown and West Birmingham for $1.50 per ride with Birmingham On-Demand, a vanpool service. Download the Via app to book a ride.

UAB employees and students can now request transportation from UAB Safety Escort and Blaze Ride using TapRide by DoubleMap, available for download on iOS and Android devices.

Want that office event you’re planning to have a big personality while leaving a small environmental footprint? These recommendations from UAB Sustainability can help you make adjustments to ensure your events are as green as possible.

The lot is being reconfigured into a partially paved green park space; the Lot 30 parking area will return after construction is complete, which is planned for the end of January 2020.

As another class of UAB students graduates, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternate route to and from work during commencement activities Dec. 13 and 14. This map will help you plan.

retro art streamIn 1992, UAB had recycling mascot Trash Gordon. Now, we have a Sustainability Strategic Plan that aims to reduce disposal of waste in local landfills and develop the university grounds for ecological stewardship. And you can help — by recycling correctly.

When the wrong items are discarded in recycling bins, the whole lot could get sent to the landfill. Let’s work together to make sure that doesn’t happen.

The Green Office Program can help employees identify opportunities to reduce energy consumption and waste and be better stewards of fiscal and environmental resources on campus.

It’s easy to think the only jungle around campus is the concrete kind. But you can find a little-known green space closest to where you work, live and play using this Google Map we created just for you.

UAB Safe streamWhen working in high-rise buildings filled with electrical and combustible items and large equipment, fire preparedness can be key.

Sandra Cooper, environmental services specialist, is UAB’s Employee of the Year. Cooper was chosen from the Employee of the Month award-winners during a 13-month period ending in August 2019.

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