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We’ve even included a few of our favorite things to do here in the Magic City. Get a birds-eye view of your new home with our 360-degree videos, take our self-guided audio tour, or schedule an on campus visit. Or, do all three!
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What to learn from your UAB TrailBlazers?
Best places to study
A few of our Trailblazer favorites are:
- Lister Hill Library in the egg chairs
- 3rd floor balcony and 4th floor of the Hill Student Center
- University Hall by the windows facing the Campus Green
- Collat School of Business (even if you aren’t a business student)
- On a blanket on the Campus Green
Best food on campus
A few of our Trailblazers favorites on-campus food stops and picks include:
- Pepperoni chicken sandwich from Einstein’s
- Buffalo chicken tenders from Full Moon
- $1 grilled cheese from Full Moon
- BBQ Nachos from Full Moon
- Strawberry refresher with lemonade (summer) or Peppermint hot chocolate (winter) from Starbucks
- Den Burger from the Den by Denny’s
- French fries at the Commons on the Green
Fun volunteer opportunities on campus
Top picks from our Trailblazers are:
- Into the Streets
- Blazer Kitchen
- Children’s Hospital
- Alabama Environmental Council
Must-see spots in Birmingham
- Railroad Park
- Vulcan at sunset
- Murals in downtown Birmingham
- Color tunnels
- Peavine falls at Oak Mountain State Park
- Birmingham Museum of Art
Best part of student life
As a Blazer, education is top priority but make sure you don’t miss out on the whole college experience. UAB wants you to make memories while you are here.
The TrailBlazers chose a few parts of student life that they love reminiscing on:
- Football Games
- Finding your people from gamers to academic/pre-professional groups to rock climbing groups.
- Intramural games
Must-attend campus events
UAB students are always up to something. You won’t be bored. Some of our TrailBlazers suggestions on the must-attend campus events include:
- Taste of UAB
- Blazer Splash
- Gurney Derby
- Creed Week events
- Theatre productions
Visit UAB Your Way
Want to see more of UAB? You can schedule a Virtual Information Session that covers a variety of topics or schedule an on campus visit that offers a combination of a bus and walking tour. Times and dates will vary for both the Virtual Information Session and the on campus visit.
Welcome to Birmingham.
The Magic City.
A preview of the great student life experience in the heart of the Magic City.
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