We aim to prepare students for personal and professional growth through service and leadership opportunities.


Visit these departments’ sites to learn more and find opportunities to lead and serve.

Blackburn students

Blackburn Institute

The Blackburn Institute is a one-year program consisting of activities and events focused on developing involved leaders and improving the state of Alabama through civic engagement.
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Center for Service and Leadership

The Center for Service and Leadership offers students diverse opportunities to get engaged and enhance their leadership skills while becoming active, global citizens through service to the community.
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Student Government Association

The Student Government Association consists of student leaders, elected by their peers, who strive to provide a voice for all students and enhance the UA experience for all students.
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Student Media

The Office of Student Media keeps campus informed and provides students hands-on experience through student-run media, including a newspaper, radio station, and several journals.


Learn about these divisional opportunities.

Leadership Opportunities

The Student Handbook offers the University community information about a number of resources, services, policies, and procedures.