University of Alabama Museums

Become a Student Member

UA Museums Student Members volunteering during Get on Board Day.
UA Museums Student Members volunteering during Get on Board Day.

All current UA undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for a free student membership to the University of Alabama Museums, which includes:

Watch the video below to learn more about the perks of being a UA Museums Student Member!

How to Sign Up

To become a Student Member, fill out this quick and easy online form!

When you sign up for Student Membership, you will be added to an email database that will keep you informed on all of our free events!


For more information, email James Scott at jiscott@ua.edu.

You can also follow and keep up with UA Museums on TikTokTwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

Upcoming Events

Coffee Hour

Take a break from classes and grab a FREE hot beverage and FREE snacks on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 11 AM until 12 PM at the Alabama Museum of Natural History‘s Grand Gallery, located inside Smith Hall.

The Marble Bowl

Help us beat Auburn by submitting observations of wild plants, animals and fungi to one of two projects on the free iNaturalist platform (available via browser and smart phone app)! Deadline to participate is November 27th.


Education Intern

The Alabama Museum of Natural History is looking for an education intern that will help with the design and implementation of education-related programs and events. If you’re interested, please contact Joyia Davis by emailing joyia.davis@ua.edu or calling (205) 348-6383.

Video Editing Intern

UA Museums creates video content on our YouTube channel and needs a video editing assistant intern and will provide opportunities to develop video editing skills for a demo reel! For more information on how to get involved, email Rebecca Johnson at rljohnson8@ua.edu.

Volunteer Opportunities

Docents/Tour Guides

The Gorgas House Museum invites University of Alabama Students to become docents at the house. If interested in helping give tours, email Brandon Thompson at brandon.s.thompson@ua.edu

Content Creation

UA Students have opportunities to create content for social media and run the UA Museums TikTok account! If interested, email Brandon Thompson at brandon.s.thompson@ua.edu

Social Media Marketing

UA Museums has opportunities for UA Students to help out with our social media accounts and websites! It’s a great chance for students interested in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising, and Graphic Design to get real world experience and portfolio examples. If interested, email Rebecca Johnson at rljohnson8@ua.edu.

Museum Monday

Education volunteers will assist staff with K-12 programs such as Museum Monday, which is geared towards grades K-5. If you’re interested, please contact Education Outreach Coordinator, Joyia Davis. Her email address is joyia.davis@ua.edu. You can also reach Joyia by calling (205) 348-6383.