UA Distributing Masks to Students

  • August 17th, 2020

A man wearing a mask uses a laptop at outdoor tableDuring the first week of classes at The University of Alabama, 60,000 masks will be given away to students at four campus hubs. They are available while supplies last, with a limit of two per student.

Face coverings are required on campus, with limited exceptions.

Locations and times for mask distribution:

  • Bidgood Hall, Student Services Suite 10
    • Monday, Aug. 17 to Friday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Gorgas Library, Campus Drive Entrance
    • Monday, Aug. 17 and Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Aug. 19 to Friday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Student Recreation Center, Front Desk
    • Monday, Aug. 17, to Friday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Ferguson Student Center, Information Booth
    • Monday, Aug. 17, to Friday, Aug. 21, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Transportation Services will also give away masks at various bus stops, and they have also distributed masks to off-campus apartments. Each student moving on campus through Housing and Residential Communities was issued two masks each during check-in.

The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.