Congratulations on your admission to UAH!

Choose your student type below and use the Charger Checklist as a guide as you prepare for your first semester at UAH! We recommend you complete your checklist prior to arriving on campus for Orientation.

Charger Checklist for New Freshmen

For more information, download a printable Charger Checklist for New Freshmen.

Orientation

  • Register for Freshman Orientation.
    Register for Freshman Orientation, where you’ll meet with an academic advisor, register for classes, meet other new students, and more.

Finances & Scholarships

Student Accounts

  • Verify Your Information.
    Check that your contact information, major, and application term are correct on your admission letter. If changes are needed, contact the Office of Admissions at 256.824.2773 or admissions@uah.edu.
  • Access myUAH.
    To access UAH’s secure web portal, and to set up your myUAH account and password, visit reset.uah.edu and follow the prompts. After setup, go to my.uah.edu at any time to access campus information, accept/decline financial aid, register for classes, view your grades, see your academic transcript, and pay your bill.
  • Log in to your UAH Email Account. To access your UAH email account (@uah.edu), visit mail.uah.edu and enter your Charger email address and myUAH password to access your UAH email. 

    If you have not set up your myUAH account, visit reset.uah.edu and follow the prompts. After set up, go to mail.uah.edu and enter your Charger email address and myUAH password to access your UAH email.

Student Services & Housing

  • Apply for Housing.
    Apply for housing with Housing & Residence Life.
  • Select a Meal Plan.
    All UAH undergraduate students are required to have a meal plan. Learn about available options by visiting Dining Services.
  • Submit Your Immunization Records.
    Submit your immunization records using the immunization and Tuberculosis screening forms. For information or assistance, visit the Student Health Center or call 256.824.6775.
  • Apply for Student Disability Services.
    If you have a disability that requires academic or physical accommodations, contact Disability Support Services at 256.824.6203 to file an application and set up a meeting to determine the appropriate accommodations.

Academics

  • Submit Your Final Transcript.
    A final high school transcript, including date of graduation, is due within four weeks of graduation. If the final official transcript is not received, you may become ineligible to register for courses or your schedule may be adjusted. You can send your official transcripts to UAH using Docufide/Parchment, E-Scrip, or Student Clearinghouse, or ask your school to send your official hard-copy transcript to UAH Admissions, 301 Sparkman Drive, SSB, Suite 106, Huntsville, AL 35899.
  • Submit Dual Enrollment/AP/IB/CLEP Credit.
    To receive credit for dual-enrollment courses, you will need to submit an official college transcript. To receive credit for Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams, official test scores must be sent by the testing agency. Visit CollegeBoard and use UAH school code 1854 for AP and CLEP, and visit IBO for IB. Once official transcripts and test scores have been received and evaluated, you may view your credit on your Academic Transcript through your my.uah.edu account.
  • Determine Your Academic Placement.
    Academic placement for new students is determined by your ACT/SAT test results, AP scores, and/or previous college credit. Determine your academic placement by reviewing our Academic Placement Guidelines. Students who would like to test for a higher course placement in math, foreign languages, and English should do so prior to attending Freshman Orientation.

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Charger Checklist for Transfer Students

For more information, download a printable Charger Checklist for Transfer Students.

Orientation & Advising

  • Register for Transfer Orientation.
    Transfer students have the option of completing an online orientation experience or attending an orientation on campus. Visit the Orientation site to choose your orientation preference.
  • Meet with Your Academic Advisor.
    Transfer students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor prior to completing Transfer Orientation to discuss class selection and any transfer credit.

Finances & Scholarships

  • Apply for Financial Aid.
    Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for federal aid using the UAH school code, 001055. When you conclude your current enrollment, you will need to cancel any remaining financial aid at your previous college so that your UAH financial aid can be applied to your student account.
  • Accept Your Scholarship and/or Financial Aid.
    Accept or decline your scholarship and/or financial aid awards through your my.uah.edu account. For step by step instructions, visit the Accept My Scholarship page.

Student Accounts

  • Verify Your Information.
    Check that your contact information, major, and application term are correct on your admission letter. If changes are needed, contact the Office of Admissions at 256.824.2773 or admissions@uah.edu.
  • Access myUAH.
    To access UAH’s secure web portal, and to set up your myUAH account and password, visit reset.uah.edu and follow the prompts. After setup, go to my.uah.edu at any time to access campus information, accept/decline financial aid, register for classes, view your grades, see your academic transcript, and pay your bill.
  • Log in to your UAH Email Account. To access your UAH email account (@uah.edu), visit mail.uah.edu and enter your Charger email address and myUAH password to access your UAH email. 

    If you have not set up your myUAH account, visit reset.uah.edu and follow the prompts. After set up, go to mail.uah.edu and enter your Charger email address and myUAH password to access your UAH email.

Transfer Credit

  • Submit Your Final Transcript.
    If you are currently enrolled at another institution, you must submit a final copy of your transcript to the Office of Admissions as soon as possible to ensure timely evaluation of transfer credit. If the final official transcript is not received, you may become ineligible to register for courses or your schedule may be adjusted. Upon admission, transcript evaluations will be completed as early as possible, but no later than the first semester of enrollment. You will receive notification via the email account you provide on your application for admission, as well as your official UAH email account, when the evaluation is complete. Once your transfer credit evaluation is complete, you may view your credit on your Academic Transcript through your my.uah.edu account.

Student Services & Housing

  • Apply for Housing.
    Apply for housing with Housing & Residence Life.
  • Select a Meal Plan.
    All UAH undergraduate students are required to have a meal plan. Learn about available options by visiting Dining Services.
  • Submit Your Immunization Records.
    Submit your immunization records using the immunization and Tuberculosis screening forms. For information or assistance, visit the Student Health Center or call 256.824.6775.
  • Apply for Student Disability Services.
    If you have a disability that requires academic or physical accommodations, contact Disability Support Services at 256.824.6203 to file an application and set up a meeting to determine the appropriate accommodations.

Get Connected

  • Get Connected on Social Media.
    Follow UAH! For a complete listing of all UAH social media accounts, visit the UAH Social Media Directory.