Family Weekend 2018 will be held September 28-30, 2018.

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.

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. *
  • “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.
  • College of Human Environmental Sciences Open House | Doster Hall | 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 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.
  • 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.
  • Accelerated Master’s Program Information Table | Ferguson Student Center | Time TBA
  • Family Weekend Kick-off Event | Government Plaza, Downtown Tuscaloosa| 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. *Late Check-In items available here at 6:30 p.m. Package holders will receive a ticket to redeem for a picnic blanket at this event-1 per family. Picnic blankets only available at the Kick-off.)
  • Volleyball Match: UA vs South Carolina | Coleman Coliseum | 7 p.m.
  • Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre Performance of Mary Poppins JR. | Bama Theatre | Time TBA

Saturday, September 29

  • Family Weekend Late Check-in | Presidential Park | 3 hours before game kick-off*
  • Family Weekend Tailgate | Presidential Park | 2.5 hours before game kick-off*
  • Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre Performance of Mary Poppins JR. | Bama Theatre | Time TBA

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.)
  • Volleyball Match: UA vs Florida | Coleman Coliseum | 1 p.m. (Use promo code from your confirmation for the Family Weekend rate of $3)
  • Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre Performance of Mary Poppins JR. | Bama Theatre |Time TBA

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

*Family Weekend signature events