New Options Program

Are you an adult thinking about…

  • beginning college after being out of school for a long time,
  • taking classes to upgrade your skills for re-entering the workforce,
  • getting a college degree to help you get a better job,
  • fulfilling a lifelong dream of attending college?

If you are single (25 or older); married/divorced/widowed; single parent; or GED recipient, attend this FREE seminar at the Jefferson Campus.  You will receive information on admissions, financial aid, and beginning college.

If you are interested, please contact the New Options office [email protected] or call 205-856-6076 and sign up for a seminar.

Spring 2022 Scholarships

(anyone 25 or older, GED recipient or Single parent any age)

To apply for the scholarship students must:

  1. Attend a New Options seminar (dates and times listed below)
  2. Live within the city limits of the Birmingham (neighborhood children must be zoned for a Birmingham City school)
  3. Show an economic need
  4. Have a 2.0 or higher GPA

Seminar Schedule

1850 Lay Dam Road
l st Floor Conference Room


JEFFERSON CAMPUS – Must wear a face mask!

  • Friday January 21, 2022, 11:00 am, Fitzgerald Student Center Conference Room
  • Tuesday January 25, 2022, 11:00 am, Fitzgerald Student Center Conference Room
  •  Thursday January 27, 2022, 11:00 am, Fitzgerald Student Center Conference Room

4700 Valleydale Road
General Studies Building
Conference Room 117


500 College Circle
1st Floor Conference Room


Please contact New Options at (205) 856-6076 or (205) 856-7718 or email [email protected] for seminar information



Lynn Evans
Jefferson Campus
Fitzgerald Student Center 301
(205) 856-6076
[email protected]

Floyce Adams
Office Manager
Jefferson Campus
Fitzgerald Student Center 301
(205) 856-7718
[email protected]

It is the policy of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education including all postsecondary institutions under the control of the Alabama State board of Education, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. 

(Each institution will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.)