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Discover the INTO UAB Center and University

Welcome to INTO The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) – your destination for health and innovation. Here, you'll engage in classes, study and socialize throughout your pathway program.

Our academic and cultural resources will help you adjust to life in the US while you develop your English skills and adjust to your new classes.

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Birmingham is ready for you

Upon your arrival at INTO UAB, our committed Student Services team will be available to assist you in acclimating to life in Birmingham. Benefits of INTO UAB:

  • Visa and immigration support

  • Orientation program

  • Trips and organized activities

  • Academic advisors

  • International Mentors program

  • Culture Connections

  • Friendship Partners

INTO UAB students have access to campus facilities and learning resources. Highlights include:

  • The INTO UAB Center has 14 classrooms, a student lounge and study areas.

  • UAB's campus recreation center was named No. 18 most amazing campus student recreation center by Best College Reviews 2021.

  • The Mervyn H. Sterne Library was renovated with excellent research resources and tech-ready study areas.

  • Computer labs are located throughout campus for you to use.

The INTO UAB Learning Resource Center is a vital part of your experience and is here to help you achieve success. We provide:

  • Tutoring services

  • Writing resources

  • Mentoring sessions

  • Academic workshops

We want you to have an amazing experience at UAB. Here are some ways you can get involved with the campus and local community:

Student activities - visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Take an ice-skating trip or join a pumpkin-carving party during Halloween. Celebrate the Lunar New Year, Dia de los Muertos, Sankranti and Holi.

Student Multicultural and Diversity Program - help promote a supportive and inclusive campus culture that embraces UAB’s diverse community.

UAB International Mentors Program - helps international students adapt at UAB by connecting them to a valuable network of resources.

UAB Student Involvement page - Click here for upcoming events and campus-wide activities.

Friendship Partners - a program where a local American family welcomes students in friendship and cultural exchange.

Athletic events - all UAB students get free admission.

Culture Connections program - a free language and cultural exchange program for UAB international students and scholars to meet with American English speakers.

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