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:

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 UA Museums’ events!

UA Museum Club

UA Students within the UA Museums’ Student Membership have created the UA Museum Club. If you are interested in joining, fill out this online form to be added to an email newsletter. You can also stay in touch with the UA Museum Club on social media by following their Instagram account.

Questions about Student Involvement?

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

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

Upcoming Events

Historical Breakfast at the Gorgas House

University of Alabama Students are invited to a FREE “Historical Breakfast at The Gorgas House” at the Gorgas House Museum on Monday, April 29th from 10 am until 12 pm

RSVP through the online form.

Menu: Scrambled Eggs, Grits, Ham, Bacon, Pancakes (Griddle-Cakes), Biscuits, Tea, Coffee, Homemade Lemonade and “Raspberry Water”
Museum Fossil Excursion Day Trips

Fossil Excursion, formerly Shark’s Tooth Creek Fossils, is one of the museum’s most popular summer field trips. We travel to the Black Belt of Alabama in search of vertebrate and invertebrate fossils from the Cretaceous Age. Participants should be prepared to get wet and muddy as we wade through shallow streams to collect sharks teeth and other marine fossils from streambed gravel deposits. A total of 30 spaces available – $35/person *All participants age 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult for all summer programs. Buy your ticket in the online store.


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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.
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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

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Docents/Tour Guides/Content Creation

The Gorgas House Museum invites University of Alabama Students to become docents at the house. UA Students also have opportunities to create content for social media and run the UA Museums TikTok account! If interested, email gorgashouse@ua.edu.
Moundville Native American Festival Volunteer

Volunteer for the Moundville Native American Festival, which is being held at Moundville Archaeological Park on October 3-5, 2024! Volunteers have free entry to the Festival and will receive a Festival t-shirt.Watch our Volunteer Orientation video to learn about volunteer opportunities at the Moundville Native American Festival.
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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.
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Education Volunteers

Education volunteers will assist staff with K-12 programs at the Alabama Museum of Natural History. If you’re interested in helping out, 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.