Newly Admitted Students

Go ahead! Click on the New Graduate Student Checklist to enlarge the print.

Or download a pdf copy of the New Graduate Student Checklist here.

Meet with an Advisor

Contact the staff assistant for your department to determine your advisor by visiting the college website's department listing.

Liberal Arts:

Business: Contact Jennifer Pettitt at
Nursing: Contact Charles Davis at

You should meet with your advisor to discuss your Program of Study and obtain your Registration Access Code (RAC).  Your RAC is needed to register for classes.

Helpful Links

The links below are explained in detail in the above New Graduate Student Checklist.


Bursar’s Office:

Visit the bursary’s website for information on installment plans, paying your bills, and signing up for direct deposit. Paper bills are not disbursed.

Campus IDs: 

Campus Map -

Locate your classrooms and other UAH Facilities.

Charger Card:


ChargerNet is a portal site that contains links to helpful information, as well as direct links to all your UAH accounts. Once you have signed into ChargerNet (using your Charger ID), you will have access to Banner, Email, and Angel.

Charger Path:

Class Registration:  



Information available at:

Immunization Requirements:  

Library Resources:

For all UAH users, your Charger Card (University ID) is your library card.  It is required for all transactions at the User Services Desk.  You'll need to know your Charger ID and A# to log into the library computers. 

Circulation Details for UAH Graduate Students – 50 books at a time, for 90 days at a time; 1 renewal. Fines: $0.25 per day overdue fine; $25.00 maximum

Parking Decal:

If you will be parking on campus, purchase a parking decal from the UAH Police Department. You can purchase your decal online or in person at the Police Department office. Fines for on-campus parking and moving violations start at $50.00.

Subscription instructions:

Self-Service Banner: 

Additional instructions available at:

Biling information and pay tuition online - You may view your semester charges online and get a copy of your bill on your Banner self-service website. 

View Class Schedule - View your class schedule and class location through the Banner portal or the ITS portal.


Wireless Network:

To properly configure your computer for log-in to the wireless network, follow the instructions in the appropriate Wireless Quick Start Guide (available at the above address) for your operating system.

Additional Resources

       Graduate Studies:


       Thesis & Dissertation Manual: