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TRIO Academic Services


(205) 934-4800 (phone)
(205) 975-0369 (fax)

Hill Student Center
1400 University Blvd
Suite 315

Monday-Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Are you having trouble with classes? Need FREE tutoring? Need to print notes FREE? Do you plan to continue your education and want to visit some graduate schools? TRIO is serious about success, and we provide all these services to help you stay in school and graduate!

Interested in joining our TRIO family? Fill out our application (based on major) and turn it in to us before the September 6, 2021 deadline. Please call us at (205) 934-8199 or come by our office in Hill Student Center room 315 with questions.

The TRIO STEM-H Program at UAB is an educational opportunity that is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The mission of the TRIO STEM-H Program is provide academic and personal support to assist participants in being successful as they pursue their educational goals at UAB.


  • Individualized Guidance: One-on-one assistance to help students make a smooth transition to college, develop goals and create a graduation plan.
  • Academic Support: Weekly tutoring sessions and workshops.
  • Workshops: Sessions on time management, learning styles, résumé writing etc.
  • Financial Advising: Assistance in applying for financial aid (FAFSA), scholarship searches, and financial counseling including help in creating a budget, managing credit, debt, and personal finances.
  • Career and Academic Guidance: Success Coaching and assistance with academics, including career and educational planning, mentoring, graduate school tours, and career development.
  • Resources: Access to textbooks, calculators, reference materials, computers, FREE printing, graduate school prep tests and quiet study space.
  • Money: STEM-H Grant Aid and UAB Stipend.
  • Cultural Events: Free cultural events and trips that will broaden horizons and enrich life experiences. Also STEM-H provides opportunities to study abroad.
  • Campus Connections: A place to feel connected with others at UAB.

Who can participate in the TRIO STEM-H Program?

All classifications of students are eligible if they have an academic need and:

  • are students who are majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or a Healthcare field at UAB,
  • are first generation college students (neither parent completed a bachelor’s degree),
  • have a documented physical, psychological, or learning disability (that may affect their role as a college student), and/or
  • have a limited family income (determined by taxable income level and family size).


Rico Drakes

STEM-H Assistant Director

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(205) 934-4800

Janice House

STEM-H Office Manager

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(205) 934-8199

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