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Student Organizations

Once you set up your BlazerID, visit Engage to explore events and membership in one of our hundreds of groups. Some may also be able to provide assistance with temporary accommodation when you arrive at UAB so that you have time to find an apartment. Check out their Facebook and Instagram accounts!

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Language Partners

INTO UAB’s Language Partners Program is a language and cultural exchange program for international students to meet with native speakers of English for friendship and language practice. For domestic students at UAB, Language Partners provides a way to practice cross-cultural communication, get to know someone of a different culture, and perhaps even practice a language that you are studying as well.

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International Student and Scholar Association

This umbrella organization unites all international groups on campus and serves as a single point of communication with ISSS leadership and campus events for or affecting international students and scholarships. Leadership positions are available! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Geographically- and Culturally-Focused Student Organizations

UAB is consistently recognized for being one of the most diverse campuses in Alabama.

Below is a listing of just some of the international groups on campus—there are many others!

  • Alabama Agni
  • Asian American Organization
  • Association of Indian Students
  • Books Without Borders
  • Chinese Society
  • Chinese Student and Scholar Association
  • Cricket Club
  • Delta Epsilon Psi
  • Global Medical Brigades
  • Indian Cultural Association
  • Ivorian Students Organization
  • Korean International Football Association
  • Korean Student and Scholar Association
  • Korean Undergraduate Student Association
  • Muslim Students Association
  • Nepalese Student Association
  • Nigerian Student Association
  • Palomitas Spanish and Latin American Film Club
  • Saudi Student Organization
  • Saudi Students Club
  • Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA)
  • Transfer Student Organization
  • Vietnamese Student Association

Campus Partners

International Mentors

UAB provides mentors to all incoming Academic English and Pathway international students. You can find more information on the International Mentors website within UAB Student Multicultural & Diversity Programs.

Mentors at the graduate school level are program-specific. Please contact the UAB Graduate Student Government for more information, especially for the Graduate Biomedical Sciences program.

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