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Driving Directions

We recommend that you look up directions to the School using an online search engine if you have access to a computer.

Street Address:
UAB School of Optometry
1716 University Boulevard (University Boulevard is also known as 8th Avenue South)
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

The UAB School of Optometry is located in the Henry B. Peters Building at 1716 University Boulevard (University Boulevard is also named 8th Avenue South).

To reach the UABSO:

I-20 westbound and I-59 southbound:
Exit #126-A (US 280 & US31). There are two exits lanes; stay in the left lane and merge onto 280/31 Exit at 8th Avenue South (2nd exit) At the bottom of the ramp turn right The School is the second building on the right after crossing 18th Street. (Approximately 7 blocks from the highway)

I-65 southbound and I-59 northbound:
Follow I-20 east (towards Atlanta and Gadsden) Exit #126-A onto US 280 & US 31 Exit at 8th Avenue South (2nd exit) At the bottom of the ramp turn right The School is the second building on the right after crossing 18th Street.

I-65 northbound:
Exit #259-A (University Boulevard) At the bottom of the ramp turn right The school is on the left next to the Lister Hill Library (Approximately 6 blocks from the exit and immediately after going under the second walkway overpass)

Note: The city of Birmingham is a grid with streets running north/south and avenues east/west. UABSO is located on the south side on 8th Avenue (University Boulevard), between 17th and 18th Streets. Map for Open HouseMap for Open HouseMap for Open House