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University of Alabama-Huntsville





Educational Resources

Libraries

Willy Ley Collection; Architectural Collection of Harvie P. Jones, F.A.I.A.; Space Collections

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 329,686 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,044 current serial subscriptions.
  • 579,663 microforms.
  • 2,677 Audio/Visual items.
  • 46,000 e-books.

Museums & Art

Union Grove Art Gallery

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,091 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 21 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 832 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 16% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 82% of housing units are Singles.
  • 10% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 6% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 2% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 42 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 5% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 55% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Fest; Fall Fest; Career Fairs; Homecoming; UAH Sports Events; Hispanic Heritage; Black History Month; Annual Office of Multicultural Affairs Picnic; International Food Fair; Civil Rights Symposium; Back to School Mixer; Let's Pretend Hospital; Science Olympiad; Academic Tournament; ACE Lecture Series; Visiting Artist Program; Annual Student Artist Exhibition; College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts Annual Picnics; Annual Women's Studies Essay Contest; Bio-terrorism Symposium; Jazz Concert Series; Student/Faculty Recitals; Honors Forum Lecture Series; Diversity Training Workshop; Annual Halloween Party; Annual Unity Banquet
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 78 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Lambda Delta; Alpha Phi Mu; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Eta Kappa Nu; Kappa Delta Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of Omega; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Lambda; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Sigma Iota; Pi Sigma Alpha; Pi Tau Sigma; Psi Chi; Sigma Pi Sigma; Sigma Tau Delta; Sigma Theta Tau; Society of Sigma Xi; Tau Beta Pi; Upsilon Pi Epsilon
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Adventist Christian Fellowship; Bahai Campus Association; Campus Crusade of Christ; Catholic Student Fellowship; Christian Student Organization; Full Circle Campus Ministry; Image of Christ Ministries
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Association; Caribbean Student Association; Contact; Indian Student Organization; International Cultural Organization; Minority Graduate Student Association; National Society of Black Engineers
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Amateur Radio Association; Anointed Voices Gospel Choir; Assoc. for Campus Entertainment; Cabaret; Film and Video; Ballroom Dance Club; Bacchus; Business Club for Students; Campus Libertarians; Capital Mgmt Group; Friendly Musicians Society; Karate Club; Billiards Club; Badminton Club; Bowling Club; Cricket Club; Sports Disc Club; Go Club; Judo Club; Shooting Club; Materials Research Club; Non Traditional Student Group; Resident's Life Assoc. ; Rowing Club; Society for Creative Anachronism; SGA; Accounting Club; American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics; Amer. Inst. of Chemical Engineers; Amer. Inst. of Industrial Engineers; Amer. Marketing Assoc, UAH Ch; Amer. Meteorology Soc. , UAH Ch; Amer. Society of Civil Engineers; Amer. Soc. of Mech. Engineers; Assoc. for Computing Machinery; Assoc. of Information Tech. Professionals; Assoc. of Nursing Students; Biology Club; Camerate; Cineclub Francais; Chemistry Club; Data Processing Mgmt Assoc; Formula SAE; German Club; History Club; Inst. of Electrical & Electronic Engineers; Math Club; Medical Careers Club; Medical Student Assoc; Model United Nations; Women's Studies Student Org; Rowing Club; North Alabama Ch of the Society for Human Resource Mgmt; Political Science Club; Society of Military Engineers; Society for Ancient Languages; Society of Automotive Engineers; Society of Physics Students; Society of Women Engineers; Society of Environmental Engineers and Scientists; Student Philosophical Society; Student Sociology Assoc; UAH Coir; UAH Drum Line; UAH Jazz Ensemble; Tenor/Bass Chorale; Wind Ensemble; World Issues Society
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Exponent (weekly); Arete (yearly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Huntsville (10), Birmingham (102)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Birmingham (98)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Huntsville (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 95% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 5,924
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 7 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 4% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Alabama A&M University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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