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University of Alabama in Huntsville Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Huntsville, AL

Location and Setting


Huntsville Population
183,739
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
400 acres

Weather

Temperature
29.2 average low in January, 86.6 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Huntsville
Nearest Train Station
100 mile(s) from campus in Birmingham

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
72%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
24/7 dispatch center, community policing efforts

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Charger Blue
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Ice Hockey     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Ice Hockey    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Ice Hockey x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
crew, lacrosse
Men's Club Sports
crew, lacrosse

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, student run sports, international student association, cru, blue crew
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

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