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iVisit is a digital hub for everything future Blazers need to know about our home here at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Meet your TrailBlazer guides for a one-on-one campus tour with 360º video.

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!

The Go UAB experience can be viewed from your phone, Google cardboard, or your computer.

Get the inside scoop on undergraduate buildings, amenities, and resources from your UAB TrailBlazers

What to learn from your UAB TrailBlazers?

Best places to study
At UAB, you’ll be able to find lots of cool spaces where you can deep-dive into your studying.
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
Birmingham is a foodie paradise, but you don’t have to go off campus to find some tasty nibbles to get your through classes.
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
Did you know that Birmingham is one of the most philanthropic cities in the US? If you are looking for volunteer opportunities, UAB has some great choices.
Top picks from our Trailblazers are:

  • Into the Streets
  • Blazer Kitchen
  • Children’s Hospital
  • Alabama Environmental Council
Must-see spots in Birmingham
We love you being on campus, but don’t forget to explore the Magic City. The Trailblazers have narrowed down some of their must-visit spots in Birmingham that include:

  • 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
  • Homecoming
  • 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
  • Diwali
  • Creed Week events
  • SpringFest
  • 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.

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A preview of the great student life experience in the heart of the Magic City.

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