Throughout Blazer Welcome, UAB units and student organizations are encouraged to provide programming and resources in the following areas that target the associated learning outcomes. University departments and student organizations can submit programs and events that take place within the first four weeks and align with one or more of the learning outcomes. Submissions for Fall 2021 will open soon.

Academic Engagement

  1. Identify where they can go for academic support on campus
  2. Know how to explore majors that align with their career goals
  3. Increase their integration into UAB’s academic community

Campus & City Connections

  1. Identify opportunities to get involved on campus
  2. Establish relationships with other students, faculty, and staff
  3. Identify appropriate offices and resources to be utilized for assistance and support
  4. Locate experiences and services in the Birmingham community that support a sense of community and belonging

Civic Engagement

  1. Identify intentional ways to contribute to the campus and community
  2. Understand how volunteer actions may benefit individuals or the community

Healthy Living

  1. Understand the types of behaviors that contribute to a healthy and positive environment
  2. Practice critical thinking when making decisions about high risk behaviors

Inclusive Communities

  1. Recognize the contribution diversity brings to campus
  2. Explore their own identity and celebrate one's culture
  3. Engage in discussions to understand the experiences of others across differences