The University of Alabama operates numerous centers, institutes, programs, services, bureaus, laboratories, consortia, offices, and clinics to provide a variety of services to students, University personnel, and others. Board of Trustees Rule 503  requires periodic reviews for formally approved centers and institutes.  More information on the University’s policy outlining the process for annual review of research and service centers/institutes and a list of Board-approved centers and institutes are available from Research Centers/Facilities.