Potential for severe weather Wednesday – Sept. 15


New Career Track to Boost Research at UA 

UA is launching an employee classification designed to recruit and retain world-class researchers. Those hired into the research professional career track will be extensively, if not entirely, focused on research and creative activities, often mentoring and training students to be leaders of discovery in their own career paths.

Sept. 16 Sentinel Testing to be Rescheduled 

Due to the possibility of severe weather on Wednesday, Sept. 16, all sentinel testing that day will be canceled and rescheduled. Faculty and staff scheduled for sentinel testing on Wednesday, Sept. 16, should check their ua.edu email for messages from healthy@verily.com for cancellation and rescheduling.

Use myBama Email to Sign Up for Sentinel Testing

Faculty and staff should use their myBama username @ua.edu when signing up with healthy.verily.com for sentinel testing.

Bama Blitz Campaign Starts Today, Continues Through Sept. 17

The annual Bama Blitz crowdfunding campaign began this morning and runs through Sept. 17 at 11:59 p.m. Those who would like to support causes benefiting the UA community, including the Tide Together Student Support Fund to assist students impacted by COVID-19 and other financial hardships, or one of many unit-specific charitable priorities across campus, can visit the Bama Blitz website. While the postponed We Are UA Faculty and Staff Campaign will not be rescheduled this year, there are many avenues for faculty and staff to give through Bama Blitz.

Use UA Healthcheck Daily 

Share your current health status – even if you are symptom free – to ensure a safe return to campus. UA Healthcheck, a daily, 30-second assessment tool for students and employees, allows you to report any current COVID-19-related symptoms, exposure history and testing history.


Hurricane Sally Expected to Bring Heavy Rain to Tuscaloosa

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).