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Congratulations on your admission to UAH's Graduate School! Here you'll find some resources to help prepare you for what's next.

Questions about the differences between your Charger Status and myUAH accounts? More information.

Graduate School Orientation

Join us during one of our Graduate School orientation dates prior to the start of the semester to start your term on the right foot. Our goal is to acquaint you with UAH personnel, services, policies, and procedures as a newcomer to The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Dates available for Spring 2018 semester start:

  • Wednesday, December 13 from 3:00 PM to 4:45 PM
  • Friday, January 5th from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

All dates will be hosted in the Salmon Library, Room 211 on the Second Floor.

Admitted students are requested to RSVP to let us know you will attend. Don't delay; space is limited. Can't attend? All students will be emailed general orientation information so they don't miss out. Until then, be sure to review our Newly Admitted Graduate Student Guide to help you get started before the first day of classes.

Register Now


  • International students: Your mandatory international check-in date for Spring is January 3rd at 8:00 am in the Student Services Building (uah.edu/map). Please be sure your flight arrives at the Huntsville (HSV) airport prior to this date.
  • New students are highly encouraged to request an advisor from their department to help develop a program of study. This roadmap will help you register for classes and will provide you with a path to graduation. Visit your college website for department contact information.
  • Newly Admitted Graduate Student Orientation is open for Fall. REGISTER NOW. Note: Orientation is not required for masters and PhD students but is highly recommended.
  • Join our new UAH Graduate Student Facebook Group to receive updates and to meet other admitted students like yourself!
  • Begin checking your @uah.edu email account for special announcements. To access your UAH email account, visit mail.uah.edu and enter your Charger email address as the username. Review the checklist mentioned above for complete details on all your accounts.

We polled our current students and asked them what they wished they had known before they started graduate school. The three main areas are time commitment, being your own self-advocate, and what's the difference between a thesis and non-thesis degree. Dr. Berkowitz, Graduate Dean is here to explain.

Questions? Contact Midori Maloney at midori.maloney@uah.edu.