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Valleydale Baptist Church

2324 Valleydale Rd.

Birmingham, AL 35244

Office:  205- 516-4535 

Cell: 205-540-6491




Dr. Stephen Hall, Director



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NOBTS Academic Key Date

             Aug. 21-Registration Deadline

             Aug. 24- Class Begins (Monday)

             Last Day to Drop/Add September 4, 2020

             Sept. 7- Labor Day/No classes

             Oct. 19-23 –Fall Break

             Nov. 23- 27- Thanksgiving Break

             Final exams begin on December 11 through December 17

             Dec. 14- Last Day (Monday)

             Dec. 19- Graduation

             Dec. 23- Jan. 4, 2021 Christmas & New Year Break

Classes at the Birmingham Center meet on Mondays for Undergraduate students and Mondays, or Tuesday and Thursday nights for Graduate students. Leavell College students may obtain an Associate in Christian Ministry degree or a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry. Graduate students may earn the Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Christian Education degree.

To request a catalog and an application, please contact the Enlistment Office at or

Click on the following link to see a catalog and an application online: 

Leavell College Catalog

Graduate Program Catalog

Online Application


Academic Advising

Now that the semester is underway, it's a great time to check on your progress in your degree program and make sure you're on track! Click on the following link to schedule an appointment with Dr. Judi Jackson, Student Services Director: Academic Advising Schedule.  Note: Phone appointments are assumed unless you state otherwise.




*Graduate Program

*Undergraduate Program

Course Syllabus for Fall 2020


AL Graduate cycle

AL Leavell Colleg cycle

Tuition and Academic Fee Schedule for 2020-2021


The Birmingham Extension Center Library maintains a collection of more than 2,600 volumes. We have multiple commentaries for the Old and New Testament. We also have multiple resources available for theology, counseling, church growth, pastoral ministry, biblical languages, etc. The library also maintains subscriptions to leading theological journals. Students also have access to online databases for the latest research in psychology, counseling, and theological journals, etc. 

Birmingham Center students have access to the John T. Christian Library on the main campus. Students can checkout books from New Orleans and have them shipped. Samford University also allows NOBTS Students access to their library, simply present your NOBTS student ID at the front desk. 

Financial Aid Information 


Textbook info

Follow the link to the NOBTS Virtual Bookstore to see the books you will need for your courses.  

Turabian Tutor 7th Edition. Click on this link to download the latest edition of the Turabian Tutor in pdf format. It is based on the 7th Edition of the Turabian style manual which contains several substantial changes from the 6th edition.

NOBTS Student Services

If you have questions, please refer to, email us at, or call the Dean of Students office at 800-662-8701, ext. 3283.

We are glad to assist you!

Technical Support

Need   technical  assistance? Contact the ITC today! - Email for   technical  questions/support  requests with the site (Access to online registration, financial account, online transcript, etc.)   - Email for technical questions/supportt requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System .  - Email for general  technical questions/ssupport requests.
504.816.8180   - Call for any technical questions/supportt requests. - General NOBTS technical help information is provided on this website.

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