Culverhouse Student Support Resources
Browse a list of resources available to students during this period of remote learning.
University updates related to its approach to the coronavirus pandemic will be made at healthinfo.ua.edu
The University has designated more than 60 classrooms and meeting rooms as virtual learning spaces – areas where students can attend online class meetings while on campus.
With the transition to online learning, we understand issues can arise. Please look through these resources to assist you.
- Browse OIT’s resources for remote teaching and learning.
- Culverhouse Dean Kay Palan has also outlined a series of best practices for remote learning.
- Download the UA virtual private network (VPN) to access critical applications on campus.
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NOTE: The following list of frequently asked questions is specific to the Culverhouse College of Business. For campus-wide updates regarding COVID-19, visit https://healthinfo.ua.edu.
Q: What is a face-to-face course (FA)?
A: These courses are taught in a classroom, face-to-face with your instructor.
Q: What is an interactive audio/video course (AV)?
A: These courses are taught remotely with real-time online class meetings with the instructor. The class will meet at a designated time with two-way exchange capabilities between the instructor and students.
Q: What is a hybrid course (HY)?
A: A hybrid course includes both face-to-face interactions and online teaching components and learning activities. The internet delivered components reduce the time traditionally spent in the face-to-face portion of the course but you will still have the opportunity for face-to-face interactions with your instructor.
Q: What is an internet course (IN)?
A: Internet course content is strictly delivered online. Some proctored exams may be required but there are no other requirements that are place bound. Regular interactions between you and your instructor are a part of the teaching and learning process online.
Q: Are payment plans an option at UA?
A: Yes, please go here for more information about payment plans
Q: How do I get advised?
A: All Culverhouse students will be advised by Culverhouse Student Services through various digital points. You can schedule an appointment by:
- Emailing email@example.com
- Calling 205-348-4537
- Filling out a form for e-advising
- Or “visit” an on-call advisor
Q: When is the last day to add or drop a course without a “W”?
A: The last day for a student to add a full term Fall course or drop a full term Fall course without a “W” is August 26.
Q: When is the last day to drop a course with a “W”?
A: The last day for a student to withdraw from a full term Fall course with a “W” is October 28.
Q: What do I do if I have registration issues?
A: Culverhouse Student Services will be available to answer registration questions. Staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: I have an advising hold/PIN. Do I still need to meet with my advisor?
A: Schedule a Zoom appointment with your advisor here or call Culverhouse Student Services Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. at 205-348-4537. The purpose of the hold is to allow us to check-in and touch base about your academic progress which can be done over the phone.
Q: How do I reach my professors during this remote teaching and learning time?
A: The Culverhouse faculty directory can be found here: https://culverhouse.ua.edu/directory/.
Q: My faculty aren’t responding to my e-mails. What do I do?
A: If you don’t get a response within a few days, try to email again. If you still do not hear back, please send a copy of your email(s) to the department chair of the instructor asking the best method to get in touch.
The department chairs are:
- Culverhouse School of Accountancy: Dr. Rich Houston
- Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies: Dr. Laura Razzolini
- Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science: Dr. John Mittenthal
- Management: Dr. Lou Marino
- Marketing: Dr. Kristy Reynolds
Q: Are student support services such as Counseling, Health Center, WGRC and tutoring available?”
A: Yes, student support services are available to all students. More information about university-wide student support services can be found here: https://healthinfo.ua.edu/student-faqs/
Q: As a student, do I have to get tested for COVID-19?
Q: Where can I find more answers?
Other Useful Information
- Have questions about Bruno Library? Search through the library frequently asked questions.
- In need of emergency assistance? Check out the BamaCares fund.
- There are payment plans available if needed. Visit this website to learn more.
Need someone to talk to? Dr. Christine Taylor and Latoya Scott of the UA department of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are here for you.Culverhouse Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
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