The Ferguson Student Center is in full operation mode with modified services and availability.  Updates and timelines for building hours will be listed below, as well as any noted changes while the semester continues. Also, check details below regarding currently available services.

December Building Hours:

Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday- 8 a.m. – 5 p.m on Dec. 5th & Dec. 12th (Dec. 19th & 26th Closed)

Sunday- CLOSED


The Ferguson Student Center (“the Ferg”) encourages all of its facility users to do their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. For the safety and well-being of our UA community, and as advised by the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Ferg is implementing the following requirements for users of its facilities:

  • Keep your distance. Please practice appropriate social/physical distancing by staying at least six feet away from others.
  • Wear your mask. You are required to wear a mask or facial covering that covers the nose and mouth when inside the Ferg except when actively eating (and while keeping appropriate distance from others who may be eating).
  • Read and Follow Directional Signage. Certain areas of the Ferg may have capacity and directional assistance to help with flow of traffic and population control. Do your part to assist us with keeping everyone safe by following directional signage and cues throughout the building.
  • Stay home if you are sick. Do not visit the Ferguson Student Center if you are currently experiencing any symptom of COVID-19 as identified by the CDC, including:
    • Have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19;
    • Have had a fever of 100.4 or higher in the last 48 hours; and/or
      • Fever or chills;
      • Cough;
      • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing;
      • Fatigue;
      • Muscle or body aches;
      • Headache;
      • New loss of taste or smell;
      • Sore throat;
      • Congestion or runny nose;
      • Nausea or vomiting;
      • Diarrhea.

Please be respectful of others and help us provide a safe environment in the Ferguson Student Center by following these requirements.

Available Services


  • Admissions Welcome Desk and Tours (by appointment only)
  • Alabama Credit Union
  • The Supply Store
  • Starbucks
  • Bama Dining Food Court Locations (Subway, Chick-Fil-A, Panda Express)
  • 1st Floor Departments* (by appointment only)
    • Center for Service and Leadership
  • 2nd Floor Departments* (by appointment only)
    • The Blackburn Institute
    • Ferguson Center Reservations
    • Fraternity and Sorority Life
    • Student Government Association
  • 3rd Floor Departments* (by appointment only)
    • Crossroads Civic Engagement Center
    • The Dean of Students
    • Ferguson Student Center Administration
    • Student Involvement
    • University Programs

Not Available

  • Crimson Copies- Temporarily closed until Sept. 28, 2020
  • Bama Dining Food Court locations (Olilo, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Wendy’s, Topio’s)
  • The Career Center- by virtual appointment only

*Departments can be reached daily via email or visit their respective websites for virtual or remote work contact information. We encourage you to try that method first.