Smiling Family

Family Weekend is a weekend with three main goals for UA families:

  • To reconnect and spend time with your UA student;
  • To experience UA traditions; and
  • To explore Tuscaloosa, your UA student’s new “home away from home.”

Family Weekend 2022 will be held September 16-18, 2022.

This is a great time to visit campus to see your UA student’s “home away from home!” Social and educational family-friendly programs are planned for the weekend so you and your family can enjoy the campus, learn more about The University of Alabama, and experience the pride and tradition of Alabama football.

Visit the Family Weekend Registration page to make Family Weekend purchases. Registration will be available Monday, May 16, 2022, at 10 a.m. (CT) through Friday, August 19, 2022, at 12 p.m. (CT)

The Family Weekend registration fee is $30 per UA student and family member and includes:

  • Admission to the Family Weekend Kick-off, Tailgate, and Brunch. See event descriptions on the Registration page.
  • Eligibility to purchase football tickets for Alabama vs. University of Louisiana Monroe football game using a promo code provided in your confirmation email. This is a separate purchase with a separate login.
  • Important:
    • The Family Weekend registration fee DOES NOT INCLUDE event tickets for your UA student(s). They must pay a registration fee of $30 to attend the events.
    • The Family Weekend Kick-Off event is in Downtown Tuscaloosa. The first 500 families at the event will receive a free picnic blanket (there will be a ticket for the blanket in their packet at Check-In).
    • FW22 Shirts are not included with registration. You can purchase shirts separately and they will be shipped directly to the purchaser. Purchase Family Weekend 2022 T-Shirts here.  Shirts will not be available at Check-In.
    • Early Check-In will be in the Parent & Family Programs Office (2512 The University of Alabama Student Center) on Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday Check-In will be in the UA Student Center Great Hall. Late Check-in will be available at the Kickoff and Tailgate as well.
Visa, American Express, MasterCard, and Discover cards are all accepted payment methods for your Family Weekend registrations through the online registration system.  We are unable to accept registrations or payment by phone.

Yes, there will be a charge for children over 2

Note about football tickets for children: Anyone in attendance at the football game (including children 3 years of age and younger) must have a football ticket. A Family Weekend registration is required for eligibility to purchase football tickets for Alabama vs. University of Louisiana Monroe football game. Instructions on how to purchase football tickets can be found on our Football Tickets page on the Family Weekend website. Any questions regarding football tickets should be directed to the Athletic Ticket Office at 1-877-TIDETIX.

You are welcome to attend the Family Weekend Kickoff on Friday. However, registration is required for the Family Weekend Tailgate held on Saturday.  Sunday, the Family Weekend Brunch can be paid for at the door.
No. Anyone attending ticketed events must register (except for children 2 and under).
No. All Family Weekend purchases are non-refundable.
Your UA student is invited to attend all Family Weekend events with your family. UA students must register for Family Weekend to attend.
You are required to wear your wristband at each event (Family Weekend Kickoff, Tailgate, and Brunch). Wristbands will be provided at Check-In.
No. The football tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please purchase football tickets as soon as you are able as tickets are limited.
Tickets are $45 with a $10 transaction fee. Visit the Football Tickets Page for more information and to purchase tickets.

Football tickets can be purchased through the Athletic Ticket Office by using the promotional code received in the confirmation email. After paying your Family Weekend fee, a football ticket code will be included on your Family Weekend confirmation/e-ticket that will be sent to your email address. Once you receive the code, you can purchase football tickets and pick your seats in the stadium by visiting the Football Tickets section of the Parent & Family Programs website. There is also a step-by-step tutorial on that page. Any questions regarding football tickets should be directed to the Athletic Ticket Office at 1-877-843-3849 (1-877-TIDETIX).

Student tickets for the football games are purchased and distributed online and are available on your student’s Action Card. If your student purchased a Full Package or Package B, they should already have a ticket in the student section for the football game. Please check with your student to see if they have a University of Louisiana Monroe football game ticket during Family Weekend. If your student does not have a ticket to the game and wants to sit with you in the stadium, you will need to register them for Family Weekend to make them eligible for a football ticket. This also applies if the student already has a ticket in a different section but wants to sit with you at the game. Learn more about student football ticketing.

Note that all Family Weekend football tickets will be delivered via Mobile Delivery. If you have any additional questions about your football ticket purchase, contact the Athletic Ticket Office at 1-877-TIDETIX.

All Family Weekend football tickets are Mobile/Digital . You will receive an email with your ticketing information from the Athletic Ticket Office. You can find additional information about Mobile Delivery by visiting, RollTide.com Mobile Delivery.
Families are encouraged to arrive on Thursday or Friday so they can enjoy the many campus events planned for Friday. Events are scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, so plan to stay for the entire weekend if you can!
Visit our Schedule Page for a list of campus and community events!
Most families make hotel reservations for the weekend. The earlier you do this the better, as fall in Tuscaloosa is a busy time for local hotels. Check out Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports for helpful hotel and visitor information.
  • On Friday, parking regulations will be enforced. Find more information about visitor parking on the Parking Services website. We will also provide additional details as they become available.
  • On Saturday, Gameday parking regulations are enforced. Find more information about gameday parking on the UA Gameday Site. We will also provide additional details as they become available.
  • On Sunday, University parking regulations are not enforced, so parking is allowed in legal parking spots across campus.

Early Check-In will be in the Parent & Family Programs Office (2512 The University of Alabama Student Center) beginning Wednesday. Friday Check-In will be in the UA Student Center Great Hall. Late Check-in will be available at the Kickoff and Tailgate as well.

Brunch: Admission for those who haven’t registered can be purchased at the door.

The following will NOT be provided at Check-In:

  • Additional Registration
  • Tailgate Tickets
  • Additional Family Weekend T-shirts

All registrations and purchases must be made by Friday, August 19, 2022, at 12 p.m. (CT) unless Family Weekend 2022 sells out prior to August 19.

The Kick-off will be held on Friday evening at the government plaza and will feature live entertainment and the opportunity to purchase food from local restaurants, food trucks, and vendors. The first 500 families will receive a free picnic blanket in exchange for the ticket in their Check-In packet. This event will be held at Government Plaza in downtown Tuscaloosa. Address: 2106 6th Street Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.
The Jazz Brunch will be located at Lakeside Dining Hall on McCorvey Drive. If you have not registered for Family Weekend, you can also pay at the door for this event.

All events during Family Weekend are ADA accessible, including the football game on Saturday. When you purchase football tickets, there will be wheelchair-accessible options. Visit the UA Gameday website for accessible parking information for Saturday and information regarding wheelchair accessibility in Bryant-Denny Stadium. If you have additional questions regarding wheelchair accessibility at the game, contact the Athletic Ticket Office at 1-877-TIDETIX. For accessible parking on campus on Friday, the Family Weekend reserved lot will have spaces available. Also, a visitor’s pass can be purchased from Parking Services for Friday, which will allow for accessible parking in many lots on campus.

The shuttle buses have a wheelchair ramp that folds down, allowing the wheelchair passenger to access the bus. They are not equipped with a lift, so the passenger will have to manually maneuver their chair or the driver can assist them.

Traffic can be overwhelming after a football game in Tuscaloosa. Check out these game-day route options to make your Saturday drive as smooth as possible.