We are excited to share the Spring 2023 Academic Resource Guide (PDF) with the student body! View it to learn about what the Capstone has to offer to its students, and below you will find more information about these resources and our scholarship database!

The University of Alabama provides resources for students to get assistance academically. Many students benefit from these services. In addition, if you need specific assistance in a course, it is always a good idea to meet with your course instructor during his or her office hours and ask for help.

Location: 206 Student Services Center
Phone: 205-348-2020
The Office of the University Registrar manages all functions related to student academic records to include class registration, grades, transfer credit, and transcript processing. The office also can help with all things involving graduation such as DegreeWorks, Commencement, and diplomas.

Current majors, who have been assigned an Academic Advisor, should be able to view your assigned advisor by logging into your myBama account and accessing your Degree Works Worksheet. Please be aware that not all academic colleges will assign an academic advisor. For a list of Academic Advising locations and contact information across the University of Alabama, please click here.


Capstone Center for Student Success

Crimson Edge and Exploring for Success students can make appointments with their advisor by clicking here, or walk-in to the Capstone Center (Russell Hall 300) and make an appointment in-person. Students may also call CCSS Advising at 205-348-7011 or email at success@ua.edu. For more information, please visit https://success.ua.edu/advising/about-advising.


College of Arts and Sciences

Students pursuing a major and/or minor offered by the College of Arts and Sciences may visit the Make an Appointment page. For quick questions, not related to advising holds cleared, students may attend virtual or in office (200 Clark) on-call advising. For more information regarding advising opportunities please visit https://as.ua.edu/student-services/current-students/

Culverhouse College of Business

Business majors may visit https://students.culverhouse.ua.edu/advising/ for specific information related to academic advising.  You may also visit 10 Bidgood Hall or call them directly at (205) 348-4537.

If students would like to visit with an Academic Advisor face-to-face, or a ZOOM appointment may be scheduled, you may also call (205) 348-4537 or visit 10 Bidgood Hall.

College of Communication and Information Sciences

Communication majors may schedule an appointment by visiting http://cis.ua.edu/currentstudents, e-mailing tischstudentserv@ua.edu or calling 205-348-8599. For more information about academic advising, visit https://cis.ua.edu/advising/.


College of Education

Student majoring in a program offered by the College of Education should visit https://education.ua.edu/students/  for more information.  Click here to schedule an appointment to speak with an academic advisor. You may also email edustudentservices@ua.edu or call 205-348-6073.


College of Engineering

More information about advising options offered for Engineering majors can be found at https://students.eng.ua.edu/advising/advising-process/ . To schedule an appointment, you can also click here. All COE students must be advised in order to register for classes in the upcoming semester.

College of Human Environmental Sciences

A list of majors offered by the College can be found at http://www.ches.ua.edu/programs-of-study.html. For advising information, please visit http://www.hesstudents.ches.ua.edu/advising-information.html. CHES Advisors will be available for virtual advising meetings throughout the semester. To schedule an appointment, please visit our Online Scheduling System. For quick questions and time-sensitive concerns, students may also email hesstudentservices@ches.ua.edu or visit HES Student Services, located in 206 Doster Hall.

Capstone College of Nursing

The Capstone College of Nursing lower division students will be advised through in-person appointments, e-mail, phone calls, or Zoom sessions. Students may make an appointment by clicking here.  https://sarsweb.ua.edu/eSARS/NURSING/eSARS.asp?WCI=Init&WCE=Settings. For more information, please visit https://nursing.ua.edu/?page_id=90  or call 205-348-6639.


School of Social Work

The link for Social Work advising information can be found at https://socialwork.ua.edu/current-students/ssw-academic-advising/. Students who are transferring to the School of Social Work from another College at UA or from another university or community college may contact Mary Sella, coordinator for student services, to schedule an advising appointment.


Honors College

Honors College advisors are available to meet via Zoom, email, or face-to-face. To connect with an Honors College advisor, please complete the Ask an Honors Advisor form or the Honors Advising Appointment Request form.


Premier Awards: https://premierawards.sa.ua.edu/
Undergraduate Scholarships: https://scholarships.ua.edu/
Graduate Fellowships: https://catalog.ua.edu/graduate/about/general-information/financial-assistance/index.html
Prestigious Awards: https://honors.ua.edu/scholarships/prestigious-scholarships/
Study Abroad: http://international.ua.edu/

Visit the SGA Scholarship Database

Locations: Bruno Business Library, Gorgas Library, Rodgers Library for Science & Engineering, McLure Education Library, and Hoole Special Collections Library
Phone: 205-348-6047
University Libraries allow students access to the libraries’ catalogs, databases, research guides, E-Resources, Scout, and more to help with any academic papers. They also have Study Rooms available for rent as well as computers and other equipment.
Location: 3400 Student Center
Phone: 205-348-5848
The Career Center helps first year students to determine or confirm majors and careers, as well as, help all students identify possible internships or job opportunities. They offer career fairs, mock interviews, resume critiques, headshots, etc.; utilize Handshake to connect students, alumni, and employers; and partner with external career services such as Career Beam, Candid Career, Portfolium, and Interview Stream.
Location: Nott Hall
Phone: 205-348-5500
The University of Alabama Honors College provides an environment where exceptional students can thrive. We support a culture of community and collaboration. In turn, our students achieve a world-class education based on these four pillars: innovative scholarship, advanced research, cultural interaction and civic engagement.
Location: 124 Burke West
Phone: 205-348-2491
Open to students in all disciplines, the Emerging Scholars Program is an application-only curriculum that provides undergraduate students the opportunity to explore research and creative activity. This two-semester program fosters innovation, creativity, and discovery by pairing students with faculty in their field. It also serves to prepare undergraduates for the rigorous research expectations of graduate and professional schools. The Emerging Scholars Program is a good fit for students who are passionate and curious about their studies.
Location: Rose Administration Suite 100
Phone: 205-348-5921
The University of Alabama’s Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP) can help you meet your goal of earning a graduate degree while saving time and cutting costs. Through AMP, you take courses that count simultaneously toward your undergraduate and graduate programs. Once admitted, you can be approved to take up to 15 hours of graduate courses that will count towards both your bachelor’s and graduate degrees.
Location: 135 B.B. Comer Hall
Phone: 205-348-5256
Education Abroad offers students the opportunity to participate in study abroad programs, international internships, student teaching opportunities, and service learning projects throughout the world. Programs span in length from two weeks to a full academic year. The vision of the UA’s Education Abroad office is to foster inquisitive, compassionate, and engaged global citizens through transformative international experie\nces as a commitment to the intellectual and social advancement of The University of Alabama.
Location: 322 Lloyd Hall
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 6 pm; Friday 9 am – 3 pm; Sunday 1 – 5 pm
The Writing Center provides writing consultations to all UA students, graduate and undergraduate and can help you with both general writing skills and more discipline-specific forms of writing at any stage of the writing process. The Writing Center also maintains a collection of writing sources in print and electronic form for your use.During the academic semesters (fall and spring), evening hours are kept on some days of the week at Java City in the Gorgas Library and at the Student Center Starbucks.
Location: Osband Hall
Phone: 205-348-6010
The primary mission of the Center for Academic Success (CAS) is the delivery of high quality academic support services to UA undergraduate students as a part of the University’s plan for academic excellence. CAS offers regularly scheduled study skills and reading proficiency workshops, supplemental instruction sessions for many quantitative UA courses, and an appointment-based individual tutorial service.
Location: Room B-1 Tutwiler Hall
Phone: 205-348-2592
The Mathematics Technology Learning Center (MTLC) at The University of Alabama is a state of the art program that assists students in the active learning of mathematics. This is accomplished through a computer lab/tutoring center open over 60 hours per week for one-on-one tutoring and using technology to allow students to work at their own pace, receive instant feedback as they learn mathematics by doing mathematics, learn from a variety of formats, and receive encouragement from their instructors regarding course progress.
Location: Capstone Center for Student Success Russell Hall 3rd Floor
Phone: 205-348-7011
The TRIO Program serves 200 UA students who are first generation, or have limited family income, or have a documented disability. It provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with basic college requirements, and motivates students toward the successful completion of their college education by having tutors, academic advisement, workshops, seminars, access to a computer lab, financial aid counseling, and graduate and professional school entrance exam preparation.
Location: Reese Phifer Hall Suite 166
Phone: 205-348-2923
The Speaking Studio is a campus wide resource designed to help students, faculty, and community partners improve their public speaking, presentation, and oral communication skills. They aim to help students clarify and craft effective messages, cultivate dynamic delivery, and calm public speaking anxiety. The Speaking studio offers:Group and individual public speaking consultations: opportunity to practice and receive constructive feedback on presentation material, delivery, and strategic impact
Presentation workshops: a series of classroom workshops to help educate students in the value of oral communication, strategic messages, dynamic delivery, and professionalism
Presentation evaluations: a “Studio to Go” service in which we provide in time feedback as evaluators for class projects/presentations
The Department of History’s Undergraduate Peer Mentoring Program is comprised of undergraduate students who excelled in their history survey courses and wish to help share what they learned in order to help their fellow students be successful in their history courses, too. Students can receive help and feedback on coursework, build study skills, and devote time to exam preparation in the Peer Mentoring Program sessions. Peer Mentor Study Groups are special meetings held near exams or essay due dates. These sessions focus on class material. These set up at a special date/time and are mostly student-led. The peer mentors are simply there as guides. If you can’t meet at our regularly scheduled time or prefer smaller meetings, they can set up a separate, more convenient meeting to help you personally.
Location: SERC 2036 and 2039
Phone: 205-348-0750
The ENGenuity Lab connects your academic, social, and career networks in one place. It is open to all students in the College of Engineering to cultivate relationships, explore opportunities and collaborate with peers. It is the hub for tutoring, mentoring, and career preparation for all undergraduate students in computer science, engineering, and math courses. Get help with classroom work. Learn from other students about navigating college. Meet with mentors about your future. The possibilities at the ENGenuity Lab are unlimited.
Location: 1003 H.M. Comer Hall
Phone: 205-348-4302
The Cube includes a 3D Prototyping Lab, Electronics Prototyping Lab, 3D Projection Lab, ideaLAB and an Apps Lab. You can have your own work and designs printed by submitting a form on their site. The lab has computers with the necessary software in case your computer cannot access them.
The software available for free to College of Engineering students, licensed by the College for students includes AutoDesk (AutoCAD, Civil-3D and Revit), Chemcad, Matlab, Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching, Solidworks, VMware Academic Program. The University also provides UA Box, a secure, managed, cloud-based toolset and storage to facilitate collaboration and anywhere-access to active files and data, which can be accessed by.
The College of Communication & Information Sciences Engagement Portal can help you explore your opportunities to get involved in groups/clubs, mentorship programs, internships, writing workshops, study abroad, “Industry Immersion” and service opportunities.
Location: Capital Hall
Phone: 205-348-7250

The Plank Center’s primary mission is to help develop and recognize outstanding leaders and role models in public relations. Led by a national advisory board of leading educators and practitioners, the Center seeks to achieve its mission by:

Advancing knowledge of leadership values and skills in the profession; Supporting research, teaching, service, and professional educational efforts that help develop responsible and trustworthy leaders; Bridging the interests and vision of the practice and education; Collaborating with other groups and associations to nurture the ethical and effective practice of public relations.

The Center uses a variety of approaches and activities to support its mission. These include awards and recognition programs, scholarships, speaker programs, publications, scholarly and professional papers, workshops and symposia, research grants, and histories and papers of leaders in the field.

Additional Information

If you have any additional questions, email Cameron Doyle at cldoyle1@crimson.ua.edu or check out your college’s website.