Introduction

The University of Alabama, Graduate School, 102 Rose Administration Building, Box 870118, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0118; (205) 348-5921; e-mail: gradschool@ua.edu; or visit the website of the Graduate School. This catalog is produced by the Graduate School.  Although the publisher of this catalog has made every reasonable effort to attain factual accuracy herein, no responsibility is assumed for editorial, clerical or printing errors or error occasioned by honest mistake. All information contained in this catalog is subject to change by the appropriate officials of The University of Alabama without prior notice. Although this catalog intends to reflect any current policies or rules of The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama referred to or incorporated herein, users are cautioned that changes or additions to policies or rules may have become effective since the publication of this material. In the event of such a conflict, the current statements of board policy contained in the official minutes and manual of rules, bylaws, and guidelines shall prevail.

Equal Opportunity in Education and Employment

The University of Alabama complies with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans Adjustment Assistance Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and services. Inquiries and concerns may be directed to University Compliance Officer, 171 Rose Administration Building, Box 870300, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0300, (205) 348-5855 (Voice/TDD). This notice is available in alternative formats upon request.
 
The University is committed to making its programs and services accessible to individuals with disabilities and seeks to be responsive to the needs of qualified students with disabilities. Students who may need special services or reasonable accommodations because of a disability are encouraged to contact the Office of Disability Services (ODS), 133-B Martha Parham Hall East, Box 870185, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0304; telephone (205) 348-4285; TDD (205) 348-3081.

Campus Security Report

Each year, The University of Alabama publishes the UA Annual Campus Security Report. It contains crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years. It also details UA security policies and procedures. The online Annual Campus Security Report is provided in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Alabama Department of Public Safety, a state agency, also provides on its website an online listing of sex offenders currently registered with the state. For information regarding the enrollment or employment of registered sex offenders at The University of Alabama, or to request a printed copy of the Campus Security Report, write University Police, Attention: Community Services Division, Box 870180, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0180.