Appointments are required and are limited to one person per appointment. We cannot accommodate walk-ins or group photos. Please make every effort to keep your appointment, and give at least 48 hours’ notice if you need to cancel.

This headshot service is available to UAB faculty and staff at no charge.

Photos are taken on Tuesdays between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and on Thursdays between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. in the Administration Building, 701 20th St S, Suite 354.

  • Please do not utilize this service in order to schedule multiple individual headshot appointments for a specific departmental purpose such as for a website, poster, brochure, pamphlet, etc. Instead, please contact our team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and we will make a special appointment for your group as a Fee for Service, or refer you to a UAB-approved freelancer.
  • Please only schedule one headshot appointment per year (e.g., if your last headshot was taken on July 8, 2019, please do not schedule another appointment until July 8, 2020).
  • If you require a redo, you will be charged a fee.
  • If you require an on-location headshot, please contact our team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and we will make a special appointment for you as a Fee for Service, or refer you to a UAB-approved freelancer.
  • When making an appointment, include the email address where you would like to be notified that the photos are on the UAB Image Gallery.
  • Please be aware that we require five working days to process your headshots and that we will not send you multiple photos for pre-approval, but will pick one horizontal and one vertical photo and apply any touch-ups, if necessary.
  • University Relations does not photograph events such as award ceremonies, private parties, luncheons, etc.
  • University priorities may limit the availability of the photographer and sometimes with little notice.

What to wear for your headshot:

  • Avoid wearing patterns.
  • Simple colors are best.
  • Avoid wearing seasonal apparel.
  • Avoid wearing clothing with logos (team logos included).
  • If you wear a white coat, make sure it is pressed, and bring it to the shoot.

If you have any questions about headshots, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.