If you are seeking a few more campus resources to enhance the student experience, check these out!

Action Card

Who knew one card could do so much? The ACTion Card, or ACT Card, is not only your pass to your residence hall and meal plan; it can serve as your ticket to athletic events or purchasing textbooks. The ACTion Card office is located in the Transit Hub in case you need a replacement card.

Location: The Transit Hub, 451 Campus Drive East

Phone Number: (205) 348-2288

Website: actcard.ua.edu

Using an Action Card

  • Swiping into residence halls, recreational facilities, or academic buildings.
  • Check-outs at UA libraries.
  • Your student ID (discounts around town!)
  • Meal swipes in the dining halls
  • Dining Dollars funds
  • Optional Bama Cash debit funds
  • Access to a variety of campus events
  • Access to your football ticket (swipe to get into Bryant-Denny!)
  • Access to all sporting events (for free!) other than football

ACTion Card in Apple Wallet

You can also add your Action Card to your IPhone and Apple Watch with just a few simple steps! You can find all of the instructions for this online at actcard.ua.edu.

Safe Zone

The UA Safe Zone program provides a visible network of allies for gay, lesbian, transgendered, queer, and ally individuals. Safe Zone’s purpose is to produce an environment based on dignity and respect in which every student and employee is free to thrive academically, professionally, and personally.

Location: 2419 The University of Alabama Student Center

Phone Number: (205) 348-7297

Website: diversity.ua.edu/safe-zone/

Student Employment

UA Student Employment works with campus departments and community partners year-round to post jobs for UA students in a wide range of areas. Visit jobs.ua.edu to find an off-campus or on-campus job!

Location: Capital Hall, Department of Human Resources

Phone Number: (205) 348-7732

Website: studentjobs.ua.edu

Student Account Services

Student Account Services is responsible for maintaining student financial accounts. They are experts on your student bill and any money owed to you.

Location: 105 Student Services

Phone Number: (205) 348-5350

Website: studentaccounts.ua.edu 

Technology Support

The IT service desk, located in Gordon Palmer, works to help students with technology-related issues- such as software, security, and Wi-Fi. For all of your technology needs, call 205-348-5555.

Location: 125 Gordon Palmer

Phone Number: (205) 348-5555

Website: oit.ua.edu


The myBama website gives you access to news, your Crimson email, Blackboard, football tickets and your student account. This is where you will sign up for classes and find tools like DegreeWorks and Schedule Builder.

Portal Features

– The icons across the top allow you access to your basic essentials. From left to right, they are linked to the University’s main page, a search feature, your Crimson email account, Blackboard, your personal academic calendar and groups.

– Each tab on the left allows you to access a different section of myBama. Your Academics tabs in particular houses instant links to DegreeWorks, Schedule Builder, and many more!

– Under “Registration,” you can find everything you need to know for the first day of classes. Your schedule is here along with an Add/Drop link and a Week at a Glance feature that lines up your classes for you. Print that page to take with you on the first day!

– The Crimson Calendar shows you many of the upcoming events for the campus.