The UA Thrive courses will launch on the Vector Solutions portal on July 13, 2022 for the incoming Fall 2022 class. Be on the lookout for an email in your crimson email account on or after July 13 with instructions for how to complete the courses.

The University of Alabama is excited to offer UA Thrive courses, a suite of online education modules, to all new students. The University is committed to the health, safety, and wellbeing of all students. In order to provide training that supports this commitment, UA requires that all incoming students complete the modules. UA Thrive courses (provided by Vector Solutions) will educate students before they arrive on campus about important campus-specific information through five learning modules:

  • AlcoholEdu
  • Sexual Assault Prevention
  • Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
  • Mental Well-Being
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

UA Thrive is a video-based online education program aimed at enhancing student wellbeing and resilience.

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Required Immunizations

The University of Alabama requires all students to submit immunization records upon enrolling. Click here to learn more about specific vaccination requirements, as well as the documentation required for incoming students.
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Weeks of Welcome

Just as commencement ceremonies serve as a ritual marking the completion of study, new student convocation is a ritual to signal the beginning of your college career. Participation is expected for all first-year students and registration for Weeks of Welcome will take place after you move into your residence hall.
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Dean of Students

The Dean of Students office provides support and guidance to UA students and families. Emphasizing inclusivity, advocacy, and student empowerment, the Dean of Students office offers a wide variety of specialized intervention, educational, and supportive services to students, parents, and families