Move-in dates, packing list, directions...everything you need to smoothly transition into on-campus housing.
Putting you in the heart of downtown Birmingham – conveniently located near restaurants, fine arts, and entertainment.
Answers to common questions about roommates, parking, safety, co-ed halls, and more.
Shop for bedding and other room decor and order care packages to be mailed to your student.
We’re proud to offer more services than you’d ever think you’d need to make your residential life easy. We’re also proud to have rules and policies to keep you safe. Our Residence Hall Handbook lays it out for you.
We’ve been doing this a long time – let our list help you decide what to pack for college.
Let’s keep everyone safe (and happy). Our rules for guests and visitors help us keep the residence halls secure and respectful. Still fun, of course. But also secure and respectful.
MyHousing is your way to take care of your room arrangements – application, deposit, contract, room assignment, roommate selection, and more – all online.
To live in student housing, you must meet (and maintain) a few basic requirements.
You gotta eat, right? (Hint: Yes, you do have to eat.) We offer several meal plans – pick one that will satisfy your appetite and your budget.
Summer Semester: All students; Fall & Spring Semesters: Sophomores and up
Freshmen and sophomore students with less than 45 credit hours before move-in
Submit a maintenance request, reserve event space, or reach out to our friendly staff of Residence Life Coordinators.
Important dates, deadlines, and events.
Requirements for living in student housing, rules about guests and meal plans, what to bring and not to bring to campus, and the Residence Life Handbook.
We kept our list at 12 things, but there are lots more.
Our six residence halls offer suite-style and apartment-style living.
UAB's residence halls are more than a place to sleep and eat a meal. By living on campus you will be a part of a community that will enhance your educational, social, and cultural experiences.