VIII. Miscellaneous Benefits
A. Faculty Housing
The University maintains a small number of unfurnished houses, primarily for new appointees. Additional information is available in the Office of Land Management.
B. Parking Privileges
Each faculty member who wishes to park a vehicle on campus must register the vehicle with the Department of Public Safety and purchase and display a parking permit. Parking on campus is subject to Parking and Traffic Regulations which include fines for violations.
C. University Automobiles
The University maintains a fleet of state cars and mini-buses for use on official business. The University provides liability insurance on these vehicles. Information and reservations can be obtained from the Fleet Operations and Motorpool.
D. The Center for Instructional Technology
The Center for Instructional Technology provides support for instruction, research, and service activities through Audio Visual Services, Photographic Services, Graphic Services, Instructional Television, Web Development, and Instructional Design Services. The Center for Instructional Technology provides some support for instruction at no charge but does charge for some activities in support of research and service.
E. ID Cards
Student Services prepares plastic picture identification cards for faculty members and their dependents. These ID cards are needed for access to University athletic facilities, for cashing checks at the Office for Student Receivables, for using library facilities, and for discounts at the University Supply Store.
F. Duplicating and Printing Services
University Printing Services offers fast, low-cost duplication of materials. Self-service copiers are located in the libraries and in various divisional and departmental offices.
The publications area of University Relations has a staff of artists, writers, and photographers, and a production manager to assist with University-related publications.
H. Lost and Found
The Department of Public Safety is the central depository for items found on the campus.
I. Alabama Credit Union
Faculty and staff members may join the Alabama Credit Union and utilize its various savings, checking, and loan services. Interested individuals may obtain additional information from the Alabama Credit Union Office.