Please be sure your student is completely registered including payment for their Bama Bound session (and double-check those dates!) prior to booking travel accommodations.

2024 Orientation Session Dates

Only sessions with available space will appear during your student(s) orientation registration in myBama.

Space is first come, first serve. The dates available to the student(s) will be shown only in their Orientation Registration System located in myBama. Your student may see different dates from others based on your college, space availability, and admission type.

For Travel Planning: Before booking your travel, please ensure that your plans allow for you and your student to attend the entire program. Bama Bound New Student Orientation will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will end at 5 p.m. (Please plan for up to 90 minutes of travel time from BHM and 3.5 hours plus a 1-hour time zone change traveling to and from Atlanta. Tuscaloosa is in the Central time zone).

2024 Schedule Information

Parent & Family Orientation programming will run concurrently with Bama Bound New Student Orientation. Orientation programming will run:

  • for all 1-Day Parent and Family Orientation Sessions: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • for all 2-Day Parent and Family Orientation Sessions:
    • Day 1 – 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Day 2 – 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.