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Information for Current Students

Access to the Resources You Need

Current students at UWA seeking valuable information on various aspects of their academic journey can find a wealth of resources at their disposal. From academic support and advising to making the most of the UWA Writing Center, we prioritize your success. Our expert advisors are here to guide you through course selection, degree planning and overall academic progress.

Navigating campus life is made easier with our Tiger Card services, which grants access to a range of amenities such as dining options, library privileges and even partnerships with off-campus merchants. Beyond the academic sphere, counseling services are accessible to provide emotional and mental well-being support.

Moreover, as you approach your momentous commencement, you’ll find detailed guidance on the ceremony’s formalities and proceedings. For those considering off-campus housing, we provide information to aid your search for suitable accommodations in proximity to the University. Our commitment is to provide comprehensive support that empowers you to excel academically, thrive personally and make the most of your university experience.

Academic Support

We are committed to assisting limited-income, first-generation, and disabled college students in their educational journey through student support programs like TRIO SSS (Student Support Services) Scholars. For those who don’t qualify, we offer an alternative academic assistance program called UWA Cares. This program provides tutoring, printing services, monitored study halls and other valuable resources to support your academic success.


The University of West Alabama advising takes a holistic approach to the development of the student through a mutual academic relationship between the advisor and the student, which includes academic advising, career exploration and identification of campus and community resources.

Writing Center

The UWA Writing Center provides an extensive array of tutoring services designed to cater to the unique requirements and choices of all our students.

Tiger Card

Tiger Card (UWA ID card) provides convenient access to various campus services for students, faculty and staff like the Young Hall Cafeteria (for those with valid meal plans), printing and copying services at the Library, Starbucks, Subway, our University Cinema and more.

UWA Counseling Services

We strive to make your time at UWA as enjoyable as possible. As part of this commitment, we provide free counseling services exclusively for our on-campus students designed to help address mental health and enrich your academic growth.


The University of West Alabama’s commencement ceremony is an unparalleled culmination of academic achievement and personal growth. Find information regarding graduation applications, event details, faculty involvement, regalia and more.

Off-Campus Housing

For those securing housing off-campus, information from several nearby properties can be found here, offering details about assistance for students — particularly graduate students, married students and those with families. 


Your hub for all things UWA. The UWA TigerHub portal offers timely messages regarding policies and procedures, including upcoming deadlines, potential issues and more. In addition, you can update your information, check your housing assignment and dining plan, check your email, submit maintenance requests and your RCR and find many housing forms online.  

One Stop

Our dedicated team is available to assist with many student issues, ensuring a smooth learning experience. You’ll find financial aid, billing, and student technical assistance here.

Life at UWA

Your UWA education is so much more than going to class. Learn more about the countless opportunities to be a part of something great, from service organizations and Greek Life to clubs and much more.

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