We are excited to host you on campus in the New Freshman Residence Hall for your overnight stay at Goin’ Green New Student Orientation! On-campus housing is optional for orientation and costs $35 per person per night. Reservations can be made in the Orientation Reservation System when selecting your orientation date.

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Details about on-campus accommodations are listed below:

  • Check-in: 5:00pm - midnight on day of arrival at the front desk of the New Freshman Residence Hall
  • Check-out: 7:00 am - 8:00 am (we can hold your bags for you as late as 6:00 pm)
  • Parking: 16th Street Parking Deck (1024 16th Street South). Park in the deck and carry your items to the New Freshman Residence Hall for check in.
  • Items Provided: towels, sheets, pillow, blanket, toilet paper
  • Items Not Provided: personal care items (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.), hair dryer, iron, television
  • Room Assignments: Students will share rooms with other students. Family members (16 years of age or older) will be housed in their own rooms in a different part of the building.
  • Pre-orientation Social: If you are staying on campus the evening before orientation, join other incoming students for a Pre-Orientation Social! It starts at 7:00pm in the New Freshman Residence Hall.
  • Questions: Please call 205-996-0401 if you have trouble finding housing or parking while on campus

If you have any family members attending orientation who do not plan to stay on campus, review the list of nearby hotels.  When you make your reservation, please make sure you mention you are coming for a UAB-sponsored event as many area hotels will offer discounts.

If you’ve already made an orientation reservation and would like to add on-campus housing for yourself or any of your guests (16 years of age or older), please call us at (205) 975-7999. The cost is $35 per person per night.