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General Information
301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville , Alabama 35899

Disability Resource Office

Disability Support Services
128 Wilson Hall
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, Alabama 35899
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About University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is a public university located in Huntsville, Alabama. Established in 1950, UAH has evolved into a renowned research-intensive institution, offering a wide array of programs and degrees in various fields.

Located in the heart of Huntsville, the university benefits from its proximity to a city renowned for its technological advancements, research facilities, and strong ties to the aerospace industry. Known as the “Rocket City,” Huntsville is home to numerous federal agencies, including NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal, making it a hub for cutting-edge research and development.

UAH itself is highly regarded for its commitment to academic excellence and innovative research. The university offers over 110 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees, spanning disciplines such as engineering, business, science, arts, nursing, and education. With an average class size of 26 students, UAH ensures a personalized and engaging learning environment, fostering collaboration between faculty and students.

One of the university’s unique strengths lies in its expertise in engineering and applied sciences. UAH’s College of Engineering is renowned for its programs in aerospace, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering, among others. The university’s research center in engineering and science, known as the Systems Management and Production (SMAP) Center, provides students with state-of-the-art facilities and opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research projects.

The university’s commitment to research extends beyond engineering and science. UAH’s faculty are involved in diverse research areas, including cybersecurity, data analysis, business management, atmospheric science, and space exploration. The university’s research endeavors are not only limited to academic pursuits but also aim to address real-world challenges and make a significant impact on industries and society as a whole.

In addition to its academic pursuits, UAH boasts a thriving campus life and a vibrant student community. The university offers numerous extracurricular activities, clubs, and organizations catering to various interests, giving students ample opportunities to engage in social, leadership, and community service activities. UAH also participates in NCAA Division I athletics, with its teams known as the Chargers, competing in various sports.

The university’s commitment to accessibility is evident through its wide range of scholarships, grants, and financial aid options, making education at UAH more affordable and attainable for students from all backgrounds. The campus itself provides a conducive environment for learning and growth, with modern facilities, libraries, research centers, and student support services.

Overall, the University of Alabama in Huntsville stands as a leading institution in education, research, and innovation. Its strong academic programs, emphasis on research, and close ties to the thriving technological hub of Huntsville make it an ideal choice for students seeking a comprehensive and dynamic university experience. UAH continues to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and shape the future through its dedication to academic excellence and commitment to addressing the challenges of the world.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Exam Accomodations
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Scribe Services
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)
  • Qualified Readers
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters

    Services Provided

    • Priority Enrollment
    • Residence Hall Accommodations
    • Reduced courseload
    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Medical leave

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    • Student Health Services
    • The library(ies)
    • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    • Mental Health Support Services
    • Institution Online Platforms
    • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities
    • Student Housing
    • On-Campus Transit
    • Close Off-Campus Transit

    Services Provided

    • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
    • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations
      • Service and Emotional Support Animals
      • Study Abroad Program Accommodations