Our entire UA System — UA, UAB, UAH, and the UAB Health System — is dedicating all possible resources to reopen our campuses in a manner that will be the gold standard for colleges and universities across the nation. Chancellor Finis St. John has established a System-wide Task Force to meet our goals using strategies of all kinds: testing measures, enhanced cleaning, classroom procedures, housing policies, security and wellness programs, and more.

Comprehensive Health and Safety Plans

COVID-19 Reporting Information

We encourage anyone who suspects a health and safety violation or other concerning behavior to contact the UA System Hotline. The Hotline is available toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: Call (866) 362-9476 or report online Opens in a new window.

Learn about Reporting Violations and Exposure


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On Monday, August 4, Chancellor Finis St. John, UAB President Ray Watts, Dr. Selwyn Vickers, and the UA System Health and Safety team launched America’s most comprehensive campus entry program for higher education students. The GuideSafeTM platform is funded by more than $30 million in CARES Act money provided by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. Watch the August 8, 2020 press conference and read news coverage:

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