More about the center

More about the INTO UAB Center

UAB partners with INTO to create a support system for international students. Here, you will enjoy all the benefits of campus life at UAB, meeting new friends and learning alongside US students. 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.

Students enrolled in an INTO program have access to all of the services below:

  • Visa and immigration support
  • Orientation program
  • Trips and organized activities
  • Academic advisors
  • International Mentors program
  • Language Partners
  • Community Partners

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Learning facilities

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.
  • Campus recreation center was named No. 18 most amazing campus student recreation center by Best College Reviews 2021
  • The Mervyn H. Sterne Library was recently renovated with excellent research resources and tech-ready study areas.
  • Computer labs are located throughout campus for you to use.
Learning Resource Center

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
Student Life

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

  • INTO UAB student activities - previous events have included a visit to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and a pumpkin-carving party at Halloween.
  • Student Multicultural and Diversity Programs offer safe spaces for students of color and LGBTQ members. They run the International Mentors program to provide incoming students like you with valuable information about life at UAB and in the US.
  • Check the UAB Student Involvement page by clicking here for upcoming events and campus-wide activities
  • 240+ student organizations – For more info, click here
  • Community Partners - a program where students are introduced to a local American family for friendship and cultural exchange.
  • Free access to all UAB athletic events.

Student life at The University of Alabama at Birmingham

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