President’s Statement Regarding Executive Order

  • January 30th, 2017

Our state and our nation have benefited immensely from the global intellect and engagement offered through our institutions of higher education. Our international faculty, students and researchers provide quantifiable value to all of us through their respective fields, impacting our lives in countless ways – from health care and technology invention, to culture and the arts, and to our economy.

The University of Alabama reaffirms that we welcome and value our community from across the globe. We are offering support to our international faculty, students and researchers for their continued success and well-being in light of the recent Executive Order.

If you are directly impacted by these developments, we ask that you contact our International Student and Scholar Services Office at 205-348-5402 or Their office is located in Room 105 of B. B. Comer Hall. Other services are also available through the Counseling Center and Student Care and Well-Being.

We will continue to gather information and evaluate the impact this order may have on members of our University community.

Stuart R. Bell

The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus. A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.