Plan A Visit

With an engineering student Ambassador as your guide, you’ll not only discover the rich history of our College but also experience the many opportunities that the College of Engineering offers.

The University of Alabama is closely monitoring the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

We are pleased to be able to resume College of Engineering visits starting Tuesday September 8th.

The College of Engineering is hosting Virtual Information Sessions during this time. Additional information on these virtual offerings, including registration, can be found through Admissions.

We also have a Virtual Visits page. This page highlights aspects of our College of Engineering through videos and 360 panoramic views in and around our facilities.

To stay current on University updates regarding COVID – 19, please visit healthinfo.ua.edu.

If you have any questions, please visit our College of Engineering Prospective Student FAQ page. In addition, you are welcome to email Samantha Proctor or call (205) 348-1596 for any additional questions or concerns.

Schedule a Visit

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Please utilize our Plan A Visit Form to schedule a visit with the College of Engineering. We offer visits Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., except on university holidays or other planned non-visit days.

To develop the most appropriate and personalized schedule for your visit, we prefer to have a two week’s notice for planning.

For Admissions campus tours, please register through UA’s Admissions office. Once registered for your campus tour, please select the time of your campus tour on the Plan A Visit Form.

The College of Engineering works closely with UA’s campus partners and will schedule your visit based on your unique interests. If you are interested in other aspects about UA, such as Honors College, other colleges – or even the Million Dollar Band, please let us know in the comments section of the Plan A Visit Form. There is no need to submit multiple visit requests with different colleges or departments.

We will not be able to accommodate in-person visits:

  • with College of Engineering faculty
  • with the Million Dollar Band
  • to our model residence hall rooms

For prospective students who would like to meet with College of Engineering faculty and the Million Dollar Band, virtual options are available. We welcome you to explore our Housing and Residential Communities virtual Halls.

For more details on visits, please visit the College of Engineering Prospective Student FAQ page. If you have any questions, you are welcome to emailSamantha Proctor or call (205) 348-1596. We would be happy to assist you with your personalized UA College of Engineering visit!

The College of Engineering Welcome Center will be closed on Monday September 7th, and Wednesday November 25th to Friday November 27th. We regret that we will not be able to accommodate in-depth visits on these days. In addition, we will not be able to accommodate in-depth visits on University Days. We encourage those who would like to visit with the College of Engineering on a University Days date to register for University Days. We will conclude fall semester visits on Friday December 11th and start spring semester visits on Monday January 4th.

Engineering Visit Request Form

The University seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for prospective students and their families that visit campus as well as our current students and staff members. The following guidelines and expectations will be in place for campus visits.

The University of Alabama College of Engineering is closely monitoring the global COVID-19 outbreak. We regret that we cannot accommodate you and your guests on a College of Engineering visit at this time. We would like to invite you to visit UA’s College of Engineering virtually through our virtual visits page and join us for one of our virtual information sessions. Please continue checking our website for updated policies and procedures related to College of Engineering visits. We hope to see you on campus in the future!

Prospective Student Information

Contact Information

About the Visit

We are unavailable for visits from November 25th to 27th.
Guest limit is 2 guests.
Start time must be between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
End time must be between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
This meeting would occur within one to two weeks past your visit date.

What discipline(s) of engineering are you interested in?

Tell us about any other appointments you have planned, be sure to include departments and times.
If you're interested in a general campus tour, Honors College visit, or a tour of any other department, we can arrange it! Just include the information below.
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Maps and Directions

The University of Alabama College of Engineering is located in a vibrant, energetic college community in the center of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. UA’s campus encompasses 1,000 acres of tree-lined pathways and state-of-the-art facilities.

Our Facilities/Visitor Parking

The College of Engineering has a presence in nine buildings on The University of Alabama Campus. The college’s main office is located in H.M, Comer Hall. Please use the map below to locate, and get directions to, any of our buildings and nearby visitor parking.

If you need help with directions, please feel free to call (205) 348-1596.

OUR MAIN OFFICE
245 7th Avenue Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Driving Directions

FROM MCFARLAND BOULEVARD/U.S. 82
Exit at Jack Warner Parkway toward Tuscaloosa. Turn left at a stop light onto Hackberry Lane, turn right at the light onto McCorvey Drive, and then turn left onto Second Street. The parking lot is on your right.

FROM INTERSTATE-359/AL 69/U.S. 43/LURLEEN WALLACE BOULEVARD THROUGH DOWNTOWN TUSCALOOSA
Turn onto University Boulevard and travel east through downtown Tuscaloosa. Turn left on Campus Drive West and travel till it ends at a three-way stop with Seventh Avenue. The parking lot is on your left.

Looking for a particular faculty or staff member?
Refer to our Faculty/Staff Directory.

UA Campus Tour and Visitor Information

UA Undergraduate Admissions

With a University of Alabama student as your guide, the Admissions guided campus tour gives prospective students and their families the opportunity to see the campus first-hand, learn about UA history, and discover the many opportunities the University has to offer.

University Days

University Days events offer prospective students and their guests the opportunity to experience an entire day on campus learning about life at the Capstone, information on majors and minors, academic and student support services, admissions, scholarships and much more.

iTour Bama, UA’s iPod-based campus tour

Try the Undergraduate Admissions Web Tour. Get familiar with The University of Alabama campus and some of the programs you can get involved with here at UA through select videos about the campus.

Prospective Student FAQ

Have a question? Find the answers to your frequently asked questions about campus visits, college admission application, and more.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

University of Alabama Visitors
College of Engineering History
Ambassadors for the College of Engineering
Campus Tour and Maps
Visitor Parking
Visit Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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