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UAB Information Technology has compiled a list of tech guides that will help whether you are a new or returning student.
Rave Guardian allows a user’s designated “guardians” or the UAB Police Department to provide a virtual safety escort.
Look for tents stationed around campus during the first two days of classes where UAB staff and student leaders will be on hand to assist students who need help finding their way.
UAB students and alumni will have an exclusive audience with potential employers August 25 in the Campus Rec Center.
For $30 per semester, you can purchase a parking upgrade that allows for after-hours parking in select decks across campus. The upgrade is free for grad students with current deck parking assignments.
The shuttle makes stops at Walmart Supercenter on Lakeshore Pkwy and at Target by Brookwood Mall. Service will begin on Sunday, August 23.
Several new offerings include new ePrint stations, residence hall upgrades, meal plan options and menu updates, as well as the opening of the Hill Student Center.
Yes, Homecoming is happening. It is officially scheduled to take place the week of October 4-10.
Join the Career and Professional Development team August 11 from 1-3 p.m. for an opportunity to discuss your internship or job search in one-on-one, text-based chats.
UAB Career & Professional Development is offering two unique courses designed to get you prepared for your career.
BlazerBucks, ePrint, online account management, and the issuing of new cards will be unavailable from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, July 31.
Gang Green is looking for passionate Blazer fans who are in-your-face leaders and people behind the scenes that can help create and organize events that maintain and build support for UAB Athletics.
The eight-story building will be open for Freshman Move-In Day, August 22.
Do you prefer Gang Green, The Inferno, or something else entirely? UAB Athletics is asking students to decide the name once and for all.
One of the most respected names in food criticism recently honored the Magic City with news we locals have known for years: Birmingham is packed with great places to eat.
The new program allows you to upload documents on-the-go and print them at any ePrint station, located conveniently at more than two dozen spots around campus.
GoToMeeting licenses can be used for virtual meetings, presentations, group project collaboration, and more.
Watch the new Hill Student Center come together in just 24 seconds, and get a preview of what you'll find inside when it opens.
Coach Kurt Thomas announced there will be two informational meetings for current students interested in joining the team.
All currently-enrolled students and incoming students who have already been accepted will be able to pre-order their parking permit from UAB Parking & Transportation.
The annual event is intended to raise awareness of sexual and intimate partner violence and to support survivors in their healing process.
Missed classes from Tuesday or Thursday mornings this semester may be made up on Saturday, April 11, at the discretion of instructors.
A 24-hour convention to promote the eSports community on campus will feature gaming tournaments, a cosplay competition, late-night karaoke and a pool party.
Following UAB's victory over Iowa State, there will be a second bus trip to Louisville to watch the Blazers face UCLA for a Sweet 16 berth.
The event from UAB Career and Professional Development will feature more than 60 employers looking for students to hire.
For $60, students can purchase a travel package including round-trip bus transportation and a reserved game ticket to watch UAB take on Iowa State in Louisville for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
After listening to concerns from hundreds of Campus Dining customers, six of UAB's eight meal plans will see a reduction in price, and several other changes will be implemented as well.
Students can receive free tickets for the UAB Men's Quarterfinals game of the Conference USA Basketball Championships - just by taking a selfie.
Based on weather warnings, classes and normal campus operations will be suspended beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5. Specific hours for dining, the Rec Center, and more are listed within.
Undergraduates interested in running for student government must first attend a Candidate Information Session and submit an Intent-to-Run Form.
Take the Student Satisfaction Survey and you could win $100 in BlazerBucks.
UAB classes and campus operations will close all day Wednesday and delay opening Thursday. Check within for specific hours for dining, the Rec Center, and more.
Actress and transgender activist Laverne Cox has been cast in the new CBS legal drama “Doubt," and as a result, must reschedule her lecture originally planned for March 2 at UAB.
Add uab.snapdragon for photos and videos from things going on around campus, event announcements, the occasional contest, and other fun stuff.
UAB classes and campus operations will delay opening until 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Commons and Rec Center will open at their regular times.
UAB takes on Western Michigan in a three-game series at Regions Field for the opening weekend of Blazer Baseball.
Disability Support Services will be joined Hand in Paw to serve free Hot Chocolate on the Green along with some unconditional love from a few furry friends.
At UAB Service Learning's Campus-Community Speed Matching event, Birmingham community nonprofits pitch their most interesting and challenging projects in 5 minutes to groups of rotating students.
Student participation is needed for a brief survey about teamwork, being conducted as part of UAB's Quality Enhancement Plan.
UAB's 14th annual International Bazaar, featuring food, entertainment, art, and cultural displays from around the world, will be held Wednesday, January 28 at the Campus Rec Center.
In addition to the usual free admission to games that students enjoy, there will also be free concessions for those who arrive early and more than 60 chances to win cash!
Think you've got what it takes to lead a campus tour? The TrailBlazers, UAB's official student recruitment team, are looking for new members.
Each January UAB's Leadership and Service Council honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a student-led day of service.
During the past several months a Campus Safety Task Force has worked to prepare a preliminary report on campus safety/security. Students are asked to review this preliminary report and provide feedback by Jan. 30
The MSNBC host and political science professor will deliver a lecture titled "Crashing into Michael Brown: A Decade of Race, Rights and Justice"as part of Black History Month.
UAB Forward's aim is to provide updates, enable readers to provide input, and share the great things UAB faculty, staff, students, alumni and partners are doing.
Leadership Education and Development on Demand is a new program sponsored by Leadership Programming and Career and Professional Development. New sessions will continue in the Spring 2015 semester.
As Dr. Louis Dale retires, students are invited to attend one of three open forums to share thoughts and opinions on the position and the hiring process for a new VP of Equity and Diversity.
UAB Police responded December 31 to an unconfirmed threat of potential gun violence at a gym on campus. Patrols were increased and buildings cleared as a precaution.
Check the schedule before heading out to your favorite campus dining location. All UAB Campus Restaurants are closed Dec. 20-Jan. 3.
That night was about more than basketball, but seeing the Blazer family come together during Thursday's game impacted our team in a big way.
In a letter to the university, President Watts and Provost Lucas assured students that rumors circulating in social media regarding possible cuts to UAB's undergraduate academic programming are untrue.
Drop off a new or used blanket for the homeless at Sterne Library or the LRC Nov. 18 and 19 from 9 a.m.-noon in exchange for free hot cocoa and breakfast from Chick-fil-A.
Bring five cans of food or $5 to the Campus Green on November 18, and you can have a UAB parking ticket forgiven.
Students who pre-register can see an early screening of the new "Hunger Games" movie on November 20. Only 145 tickets are available, so may the odds be ever in your favor.
Show off your epic gingerbread house decorating skills to support Habitat for Humanity and try to win the coveted golden hammer.
This Veterans Day, UAB will again honor past and present members of our nation's military with a Wreath Laying Ceremony at 1:30 p.m. on the Campus Green.
Watch clips from his recent appearances around the late night talk show circuit before his appearance at the Alys Stephens Center November 12.
Activities will include a variety of Halloween-themed games, a haunted house, and a costume contest. Admission is free and includes free food.
UAB Students must register in advance to receive a ticket to attend "the largest indoor haunted attraction in the Southeast." Bus transportation will also be provided.
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