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A diverse crowd of UAB students and employees at the homecoming parade. Campus Organizations

  • African American Faculty Association — Committed to recruiting, retaining, and supporting African American faculty; providing faculty with support and mentoring for professional development; advocating for African American faculty and their needs and concerns; promoting communication and networking between Association faculty and other faculty groups; supporting faculty and student activities; and encouraging participation in campus governance.
  • Alliance for LGBTQ Equality — Exists to provide advocacy, support, and networking for faculty and staff members of UAB's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allies (LGBTQA) community. Membership is open to all such employees and retirees.
  • Commission on the Status of Women — Dedicated to promoting gender inclusion and equity by supporting and improving options and opportunities for women at every stage of their education and career.
  • Faculty Senators — Represent UAB’s faculty in matters of shared governance. The Senate is made up of faculty representatives from all of UAB’s academic units, as well as four officers elected at large by the faculty. Through our participation in various councils and committees, we convey the faculty’s views and concerns in matters that affect our University.


  • AWARE Program — Provides disability-management services when an employee’s job is affected by a physical, mental, or emotional impairment; assists current employees and their departments, job seekers going through the application process, and employees returning from long-term disability or medical leave; and coordinates requests for reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Blaze Paratransit — Are you mobility impaired? Faculty and staff with temporary or permanent impairments and who provide appropriate documentation can receive a Pick up/Drop off at any facility on Campus.
  • Reasonable Accommodations Form — If you have a disability and request additional accommodations.
  • Student Disability Support Services — Provides an accessible university experience through collaboration with UAB partners. These partnerships create a campus where individuals with disabilities have equal access to programs, activities, and opportunities by identifying and removing barriers, providing individualized services, and facilitating accommodations.
  • UAB Faculty Ombuds Office — A neutral resource available to all faculty. The office offers a confidential place to discuss workplace issues, academic concerns, issues relating to administrative paperwork and process, explanation and interpretation of policies and procedures, and many other problems. Contact: ombuds@uab.edu.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Relevant Policies

  • Enterprise Code of Conduct — A shared statement of commitment to uphold the ethical, professional, and legal standards used as the basis for daily and long-term decisions and actions. Adherence to its spirit, as well as its specific provisions, is critical to UAB’s continued success.

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