Welcome to The University of Alabama! The Capstone is a special place characterized by a deep commitment to excellence in all we do.

As the state’s flagship university, we serve our students, our region, our state and the nation through outstanding teaching, research that matters and service that strengthens our communities. We make a positive difference in the lives we touch every day by creating and sustaining an environment that encourages all members of the UA family to fulfill their highest potential.

One of our highest priorities is to provide a welcoming and inclusive campus for our students, faculty, staff, visitors and alumni. You are the lifeblood of this great university.

Dr. Stuart R. Bell

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A Message from the President

March 21, 2018 Messages

We have learned of an offensive video involving racist language by a student who is no longer enrolled. We hold our students to a much higher standard than this.

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2017 Fall Campus Assembly

October 17, 2017 Speeches and Videos

University of Alabama President Dr. Stuart R. Bell presented his fall address to faculty and staff on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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The University of Alabama: A Year in Review (2017)

June 05, 2017 Speeches and Videos

The University of Alabama has finished another successful academic year. It began with record-breaking enrollment of 37,665 students, and ended with the presentation of more than 5,000 degrees last month.

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