Family Weekend 2019 will be held September 20-22, 2019.

Family Weekend 2018 Information can be found below. 

Family Weekend will include many exciting event offerings for your family to enjoy. There are also many community and sporting events that weekend, which we have included in the lineup below. We will continue to post more events to the site as information becomes available.

A Family Weekend Shuttle (a chartered Crimson Ride bus) will be making stops at the East Perimeter Lot, the Ferguson Student Center, and the President’s Mansion to help you get around campus on Friday. Shuttles will run from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday.

Take a look at the Family Weekend Confirmation-2018 for helpful details on what Family Weekend looks like!

Family Weekend 2018 Schedule of Events

Friday, September 28

  • Ferguson Student Center Tours| Ferguson Student Center Information Desk, Second Floor | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Family Weekend Check-In | Ferguson Student Center, Great Hall | 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. *
  • Counseling Center Information Table| Ferguson Student Center, Near the Great Hall | 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Cancelled: “Know the Code” with the Office of Student Conduct | Ferguson Student Center Plaza | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Cookies with the Career Center| Back Entrance to the Career Center, Ferguson Student Center, Third Floor | 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Off Campus Resources Event | Ferguson Student Center, Second Floor | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Accelerated Master’s Program Information Table | Ferguson Student Center, First Floor by the Supe Store | 1-4 p.m.
  • College of Human Environmental Sciences Open House | Doster Hall | 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Education Abroad Open House| 135 BB Comer Hall | 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • School of Social Work Tour and Snow Cones | Little Hall Porch | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • President’s Mansion Open House | President’s Mansion | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • College of Engineering Open House and Facility Tour| Shelby Quad | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Honors College Reception | Ridgecrest South | 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • College of Communication & Information Sciences Reception | Reese Phifer Rotunda | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • 8th Annual Chocolate Festival| Shelby Hall Rotunda | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. |ticketed event
  • University Recreation Open House | Student Recreation Center and Witt Activity Center | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Arts & Sciences Concert | Woods Quad | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Family Weekend Kickoff Event | Government Plaza, Downtown Tuscaloosa| 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. *Late Check-In items available here at 6:30 p.m. for those who did not arrive to Check-In before 5:30 p.m. Package holders will receive a ticket to redeem for a picnic blanket at this event-1 per family to the first 1000 families. Picnic blankets only available at the Kickoff.)
  • Volleyball Match: UA vs South Carolina | Coleman Coliseum | 7 p.m. |ticketed event
  • Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre Performance of Mary Poppins JR. | Bama Theatre | Time TBA | ticketed event

Saturday, September 29

  • Family Weekend Late Check-In | Presidential Park | 7:30 a.m. *
  • Family Weekend Tailgate | Presidential Park | 8 a.m. * |ticketed event
  • Walk of Champions| Bryant Denny Stadium | 2.25 hours before game
  • Elephant Stomp| Quad at Gorgas Library | 1 hour before game
  • UA vs. Louisiana-Lafayette | Bryant Denny Stadium | 11 a.m.|ticketed event
  • Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre Performance of Mary Poppins JR. | Bama Theatre | Time TBA |ticketed event

Sunday, September 30

  • Student Life Brunch| Fresh Food Company | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.* (Brunch seating times will be selected when you purchase tickets.) |ticketed event
  • Volleyball Match: UA vs Florida | Coleman Coliseum | 1 p.m. (Use promo code from your confirmation for the Family Weekend rate of $3; present at the Foster Auditorium Box Office)|ticketed event
  • Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre Performance of Mary Poppins JR. | Bama Theatre |Time TBA|ticketed event

This schedule will continue to be updated and is subject to change.

*Family Weekend signature events