Family Weekend is a “Choose Your Own Adventure” weekend with three main goals for UA families:
During Family Weekend, there will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy time with your student and achieve those goals as a family.
More 2019 FAQ’s will be posted once they become available.
When is Family Weekend?
Family Weekend 2019 will be held September 20-22, 2019.
This is a great time to visit campus to see your student’s home away from home! Social and educational family-friendly programs are planned for the weekend so you and your family can enjoy campus, learn more about The University of Alabama, and experience the pride and tradition of Alabama football.
How do I register for Family Weekend?
Visit the Family Weekend Registration page to make Family Weekend purchases. Registration will be available in mid-May.
What forms of payment are accepted?
Visa, American Express, MasterCard and Discover cards are all accepted methods of payment for your Family Weekend purchases.
When should we plan to arrive? Do parents stay for the whole weekend?
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!
Where do I stay for Family Weekend?
Most parents 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 visittuscaloosa.com for helpful hotel and visitor information.
If I register for Family Weekend, am I guaranteed a football ticket?
No. The football tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
When and where is Check-In?
Check-in for Family Weekend will be in the Ferguson Student Center Great Hall from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Friday. Late Check-In items will also be available on Friday night at Government Plaza and on Saturday at the Tailgate.