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West Alabama Extension Center



West Alabama Extension Center

c/o Forest Lake Baptist Church

107 18th St

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Phone: 205-792-8839



Dr. Jared Case

Tuscaloosa Center Director

Tuscaloosa Baptist Association




NOBTS Academic Key Dates


Fall Semester (August 16-December 8, 2021)
  • Registration Deadline for Fall 2021 Courses  - August 13, 2021
  • Classes Begin (Including Internet classes) - August 16, 2021
  • Last Day to Drop/Add - August 27, 2021
  • Grant Application for Spring 2022 Semester - September 1-30, 2021
  • Labor Day: No Classes; Offices Closed - September 6, 2021
  • Last Day to Apply for December Graduation- October 1, 2021
  • October Academic Intensives - October 4-8, 2021
  • Fall Break (Offices open) -  October 4-8,  2021
  • Thanksgiving Break (No classes; offices close at noon on Wednesday) - November 24-28, 2021
  • Fall Graduation - December 11, 2021

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

10:00 – 11:50 a.m.     CEEF6211-54         Teaching Practicum                     John Burt               

                                                             (CIV from BHG to HVG & TSG)      

12:00–1:50 p.m.        THEO5300-54         Systematic Theology 1                Stacey Boutwell     

                                                             (CIV from BHG to HVG & TSG)

2:00–3:50 p.m.          NTGK5300-54         Intro to Greek Grammar              Mark Tew             

                                                             (CIV from BHG to HVG &TSG)     

4:00–5:50 p.m.          OTEN5300-54         Exploring the Old Testament       Teman Knight        

                                                             (CIV from BHG to HVG & TSG)    

Monday Regular Course

12:00–1:50 p.m.  DISC5170-54        Intro to Spiritual Formation          Jared Case              Tuscaloosa

                        (Class will meet on: 8/16, 8/30, 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/29)

*Undergraduate Program

8:45 – 11:35 a.m.       LCBS4313-54     O.T. Interp: Hosea & Amos           Jared Case            

12:00 - 2:50 p.m.       LCCF2380-54      Introduction to Preaching             Jared Case            

3:00 - 5:50 p.m.         LCCF1310-54      Hermeneutics                              Aaron Barnes       

6:00- 8:50 p.m.          LCGE2352-54     Survey of Church History I            Scott Reynolds   


AL Graduate cycle

AL Leavell College cycle

Other Alabama Extension Schedules

Birmingham Center

North Alabama Center - Huntsville

Central Alabama Center - Montgomery

AL Certificate Program

Financial Aid Information 



Textbook info 

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

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 request a catalog and an application online: 

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.

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/support requests with the NOBTS Blackboard Learning Management System .  - Email for general  technical questions/support requests.
504.816.8180   - Call for any technical questions/support requests. - General NOBTS technical help information is provided on this website.

 Tuscaloosa Extension Center Direction



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