Academic Resources

Below is a list of FREE academic resources that are available to UA Early College students. We strongly encourage students to utilize these resources, not only to do well in course work, but to develop and grow as a student.

 

UAEC Student Success Coordinator

Location: 216 Russell Hall 

Phone Number: (205) 348-7083

Person of Contact: Karley Fernandez (knfernandez@ccs.ua.edu

Services: Assists with transition to college-level work and guides in creation of academic action plan. She is available to students with general questions about study habits or ideas for becoming a more effective student. She will also proactively reach out to students that may not be performing as well as they could. In addition, Ms. Fernandez oversees the Summer On Campus program. 

 

UAEC Peer Coaches

Location: 216 Russell Hall

Phone Number: (205) 348-7083

Services: These are former UA Early College students and current University of Alabama students are here to mentor you, offer advice and tips with your courses, and help you develop great time-management skills. 

 

Capstone Center for Student Success

Location: Russell Hall

Phone Number: (205) 348-5175

Services: Online and on campus tutoring and walk-in class sessions.

Person of Contact: Anthony Winston 

Online Tutoring: https://success.ua.edu/tutoring/distance-tutoring-information


Smarthinking

Services: Flexible online tutoring with many subjects available 24/7. UA students can access a live online session, schedule a session in advance, or leave questions for response.

Link available inEarly College Student Resources (ECSR)

 

Student Lingo

Services: Online student success skills workshops designed to help students be more effective in studying and learning.

Website: https://success.ua.edu/learning-resources

 

The Writing Center

Location: 332 Lloyd Hall

Phone: (205) 348-5049

Person of Contact: Amy Dayton

Services: One-on-one consultations, draft revision, and research aid. 

Online Services: https://writingcenter.ua.edu/distance-learners/

 

UA Libraries

Location: Gorgas Library

Phone Number: (205) 348-6047

Services: Book check-out, printing, 3D printing, Media Center, and 24-hour access to much more. 

Website: https://www.lib.ua.edu/#/home 

 

Office of Disability Services

Location: 1000 Houser Hall

Phone Number: (205) 348-4285

Services: Academic accommodations for University of Alabama students who submit appropriate documentation of their disability. 

Website: http://ods.ua.edu/early-college-accommodations/

 

Turnitin.com

Services: Submit research papers to give you an originality report (to check for plagiarism). 

Link available in: Early College Student Resources (ECSR)

 

Computer Access

Location: 125 Gordon Palmer Hall (8:00am-4:30pm)

Phone: (205) 348-5555

Website: https://oit.ua.edu/ 

 

Career Center

Location: 3400 Ferguson Center (8:00am-4:30pm)

Phone: (205) 348-5848

Services: Guidance selecting a major, planning a career, developing job-search strategies, and more. 

Website: https://career.sa.ua.edu/ 

 

Zoom

Services:  Zoom offers communications software that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration. (Students will use this for academic advising.)

Website:https://zoom.us/

Student Instructions for Creating a Zoom Account:

  1. Sign up for a Zoom Account
    • Open up the Zoom.us website in your web browser
    • Click on the “Sign up, it’s free” link at the top of the page
    • Type in your Crimson email address
    • Click on “Sign up”
  2. Activate your Zoom Account
    • Open up your Crimson email account (located on the MyBama page under the “More” link at the top right corner of the main page)
    • Open the “Zoom Account Activation” email and click on “Activate Account”
  3. Update your Zoom Profile
    • Type your First and Last name correctly into the appropriate text boxes
    • Create a password for your Zoom account (NOTE: please try to use the same password you use for the MyBama login page. That way, you won’t forget your password!)
    • Press “Continue”
  4. Confirm that your Zoom Account has been created
    • If you see the “Don’t Zoom Alone” message on your screen and see the “Sign