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COM CARES Collaborative Access, Resources and Emergency Support

Financial circumstances can change quickly, at times in ways outside your control. We understand that these financial stressors can cause anxiety and may impact your ability to be successful.

At the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, we are committed to your success and stand ready to support you in navigating these stressors. Our offices are here to provide you with the guidance and resources necessary to continue to flourish in your academic pursuits.


College of Medicine CARES is USA's Collaborative Access, Resources, and Emergency Support program. The College of Medicine CARES portal will allow you to connect with us by submitting an online request for contact, securely. By giving us a little information about your situation, an officer will reach out to you to have a discussion about your current financial situation.