Family Weekend 2019 Information

Family Weekend will include many exciting event offerings for your family to enjoy. There are also many community and sporting events that weekend. 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.

2019 Schedule of Events

Friday, September 20

  • Family Weekend Check-In | Ferguson Student Center, Great Hall | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Ferguson Student Center Tours | Ferguson Student Center | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Know the Code with the Office of Student Conduct | Ferguson Center Plaza | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Touchdown for Coffee and Treats with Fraternity and Sorority Life | 2500 Ferguson Student Center | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • College of Human Environmental Sciences Open House | Doster Hall | 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Education Abroad Open House | 135 B.B. Comer Hall | 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • WGRC Annual Chocolate Festival | Shelby Hall Rotunda | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • President’s Mansion Open House | President’s Mansion | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • School of Social Work Open House | Little Hall, Foyer | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • College of Engineering Open House and Facility Tour | H.M. Comer Hall | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Veterans and Military Affairs Open House | 3000 Houser Hall | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Honor’s College Family Reception | Ridgecrest South Lobby | 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Counseling Center Information Table | Ferguson Student Center | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • C&IS Family Weekend Reception | Reese Phifer Rotunda | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Glassblowing Demonstrations and Facility Tour | 1053 Shelby Hall | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Hallowed Grounds Tour | Gorgas House, Historical Marker | 3:30 p.m.
  • Off Campus Housing Information Table | Ferguson Student Center, Great Hall | TBA
  • Family Weekend Kickoff Event | Government Plaza, Downtown Tuscaloosa| 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. *Late Check-In items available here. Present the ticket from your Check-In packet for a free picnic blanket (blankets are 1 per family to the first 500 families; only available at the Kickoff)!

Saturday, September 21

  • Family Weekend Tailgate | Location TBA | 2.5 hours before game |registration required * Late Check-In items available here
  • Walk of Champions| Bryant Denny Stadium | 2.25 hours before game
  • Elephant Stomp| Quad at Gorgas Library | 1 hour before game
  • UA vs. Southern Mississippi | Bryant Denny Stadium | Time TBA|ticketed event

Sunday, September 22

  • Family Weekend Brunch|Lakeside Dining Hall | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.|registration required or tickets sold at the door

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

Take a look at the Family Weekend Confirmation-2018 for helpful details on what Family Weekend has looked like in the past!