GuideSafe App, mayor’s executive order – Aug. 24


Fight COVID-19 with GuideSafe Exposure Notification App

The campus community is encouraged to download the GuideSafe COVID-19 Exposure Notification App. The free app notifies users of possible exposure to COVID-19 while ensuring privacy and anonymity.

Tuscaloosa Suspends Alcohol Service at Bars 

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox issued an executive order effective 5 p.m. today to suspend on-premise consumption of alcohol at bars and eliminate bar service at restaurants for 14 days. Alcohol may be served at restaurants only to those seated at a table during this time. This order expires Sept. 8.

UREC’s Aquatic Center Now Open 

The Aquatic Center is open for lap swimming only. Advanced reservation is required. For more information or to sign up for a reservation go to the University Recreation website.

Updates on Crimson Ride, 348-Ride Operations 

The Crimson Ride bus system is in full operation, running from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday – Friday, but with a few changes from last year. The 348-Ride vans are also operating. Both transportation options have implemented  route changes and seating limitations to enhance passenger safety.

Dining Options Transition to Grab-and-Go

All campus dining facilities are transitioning to grab-and-go only options until further notice. All dining facilities will remain open, but no in-person dining will be permitted at this time. This decision has been made in the continued interest of health and safety and will be reevaluated as the semester progresses.


UA Libraries Makes Extensive Usage Updates 

More Faculty and Staff News

Information on COVID-19 and campus operations is updated frequently. For more FAQs, go to UA’s healthinfo website. If you have questions not answered on the website, please call UA’s COVID-19 hotline at 205-348-CV19 (2819).