Resources

Intradepartmental

NEWS AND SOCIAL MEDIA

English faculty, students, staff, and alumni, please submit news for the department newsletter and social media channels here.

 

CLASS CANCELLATIONS

Teachers, please report class cancellations here.

 

ROOM RESERVATIONS

To reserve a room in Morgan Hall for a public or internal meeting or event, email englishoffice@ua.edu specifying the room you want to reserve, date, time, and purpose. You will receive an email confirmation when your room reservation is completed. Do not advertise your event or submit it for publication on the department’s public and/or internal calendar until you receive confirmation of your room reservation.

 

CALENDARS

View our public events calendar here. To add any public event to this calendar, go here. Take care to select the “Department of English” category, or your event will not be posted. You will receive an email confirmation when your event has been added to the calendar. If you need to reserve a room in Morgan Hall for your public event, please do that first (see instructions above), and await confirmation of your room reservation before submitting your event to the public events calendar.

View our internal administrative calendar here. To add any internal department meeting or event to our administrative calendar, email englishoffice@ua.edu specifying location, date, time, and purpose. You will receive an email confirmation when your event has been added to the calendar.

 

DIGITAL SIGNS

Please advertise your public events on the digital signs in Morgan, Ten Hoor, and other A&S buildings. It is free to do, and reaches a large audience. Simply fill out a request here.

 

ACCESSING THE DEPARTMENT’S SHARED NETWORK DRIVE

The Department maintains records and resources for graduate students, faculty, and staff on a shared network drive. To access the share drive off campus via VPN, follow these instructions. To access the share drive on campus from your office computer, contact the IT Service Desk at itsd@ua.edu.

 

WEBSITE LOGIN & EDITING HELP

Faculty, staff, and graduate students can log into the department’s website at https://english.ua.edu/login. You can also reset your password at this link by clicking the link below the login box.

View a general guide to WordPress at https://easywpguide.com/wordpress-manual/.

Graduate students, faculty, and staff can edit their profile pages on the website by following these steps: Editing Directory Profiles

Department administrators have site editing privileges for their areas and may find this information helpful: Switching between the main site and program sites