Welcome to the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama – one of the largest divisions of Human Sciences in the country, enrolling almost 4,000 students. A common thread running through each area of study at our College is the determination to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities.
The College brings together disciplines that impact the human condition including clothing, textiles, and interior design; consumer sciences; public health; athletic training; human development and family studies; human nutrition and hospitality management. In all areas of study, experiential learning opportunities help prepare students for success after graduation by allowing them to practice skills learned in the classroom.
Each of our highly regarded programs includes accomplished and award-winning scholars, practitioners, industry professionals, teachers and support staff. World-class labs, facilities and faculty drive innovative research and interdisciplinary collaboration towards the common goal of improving lives.
Please navigate our website to learn more about the educational and research opportunities at the College of Human Environmental Sciences.
Stuart L. Usdan
The mission of the College of Human Environmental Sciences is to empower individuals with knowledge and skills to bring about positive change in our world. Across multiple disciplines, we conduct advanced research, provide outreach, and prepare a new generation of professionals with a shared goal of improving lives of individuals, families, and communities.
Dean Stuart Usdan, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean Jeannine Lawrence, Ph.D.
Associate Dean Deidre Leaver-Dunn, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research, Robert Laird, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean Melissa Wilmarth, Ph.D.
College of Human Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 870158, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0158
Phone: (205) 348-6101
Fax: (205) 348-3789
Student Services: (205) 348-6150