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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.


Join us during one of our graduate 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 university.

Dates available for Fall semester start:Dates available for Fall semester start:

  • Tuesday, July 25 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Tuesday, August 8 from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Monday, August 14 from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • All dates will be hosted in the Salmon Library, 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.


  • International students: Your mandatory international check in date for Fall is August 14, 2017 at 8:00 am in the Charger Union Theater (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 road map will help you register for classes and will provide you with 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.