Q. What is the application deadline for my program?
Visit The University of Alabama’s program page for deadline information. This page also lists program-specific application requirements.
Q. How can I find my application status?
Applicants may check their application status by logging into the UA Graduate School application status portal. If you have further questions, reach out to your admissions counselor.
Q: How can I contact my future professors?
To contact faculty, please contact your Graduate Program Director first.
Q: When will I learn if I have been accepted?
Timing of Admission decisions vary by program. You will be notified via email of any change in the status of your application. You may check with your Graduate Program Director for a status update.
Q: Are immunization records required for graduate school or online programs?
All on-campus students are required to provide an immunization record. For information on immunizations, visit the University Medical Center website.
Immunizations are not required for distance learning students.
Q: How do I register for classes?
To enroll in classes, you must do the following:
If you need assistance selecting classes, please contact the Graduate Program Director in your department/college.
For more in-depth enrollment resources, visit the UA Graduate School’s Getting Started page.
Q: What should I do if my official transcripts are unavailable right now?
Admitted students have six weeks from enrollment to provide their official transcripts. Applicants can submit unofficial transcripts for the application.
Q: When will I find out if I have received a scholarship, fellowship or assistantship?
Contact the Graduate Program Director in your department/college for more information about funding.
Q: Can I find an on-campus job?
Visit the UA Careers page for up-to-date job openings.
Q: Does UA offer assistance with finding housing?
UA Housing and Residential Communities has graduate student housing available at Bryce Lawn, located between Campus Drive and University Boulevard. There are also several student-friendly apartment complexes in Tuscaloosa, and The University of Alabama has limited temporary housing available at Highlands Apartments.
For more information on graduate student housing options, visit the UA Graduate School’s Getting Started page.
Q: Can I change my term of entry? If so, how?
If you would like to defer your application to another semester, contact your admissions counselor.
Here are a few helpful links: