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Mission Statement

Student Assistance & Support supports students through life challenges and connects them with university and community supports to best address their diverse needs. Student Assistance & Support provides individualized assistance to promote student safety and well-being, collaboration and resilience, personal accountability, and self-advocacy. Our team consults and collaborates with campus partners to balance the needs of individual students with those of the overall campus community.


Student Assistance & Support will be recognized as a center of excellence for helping students, families, faculty, and staff through our commitment to student empowerment, development, and well-being. Our team serves the UAB community by coordinating university and community support and assistance in order to find resolution for the challenges, stressors, and barriers that impede students’ personal and academic success.