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

2020 Orientation Session Dates

  • April 17: Early Transfer Session
  • May 26: Summer Session 1 / Transfer Session 1
  • May 27 – 28: Freshman Session 1
  • May 29: Freshman Express 1
  • June 1 – 2: Freshman Session 2
  • June 3 – 4: Freshman Session 3
  • June 5: Freshman Express 2
  • June 15 – 16: Freshman Session 4
  • June 17 – 18: Freshman Session 5
  • June 19: Freshman Express 3
  • June 22 – 23: Freshman Session 6
  • June 24 – 25: Freshman Session 7
  • June 29: Summer Session 2
  • June 30 – July 1: Freshman Session 8
  • July 13 – 14: Freshman Session 9
  • July 15 – 16: Freshman Session 10
  • July 17: Transfer Session 2
  • July 20 – 21: Freshman Session 11
  • July 22 – 23: Freshman Session 12
  • August 12: Final Freshman Session 1
  • August 13: Final Freshman Session 2
  • August 14: Final Transfer Session

 

Sample Schedule for Parent & Family Orientation 2020

Please remember that the posted schedule is a sample. Log in information and instructions will be emailed to registered parents and family members 7 days prior to the date of their student’s Bama Bound session.

Sample Online Modules

Academic Essentials

  • Academic Roles, Responsibilities, & Expectations
  • Academic Support & Resources

Ways to Pay

  • Student Account Service
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships

Transition to Life at UA

  • Home Away from Home (HRC)
  • Bama Basics (Enterprise Operations)
  • Involvement 101

Supporting Students’ Wellness

  • Intro to Wellness
  • Student Safety as Wellness

Preparing for UA

  • Crucial Conversations

Sample Special Interest Information Sessions

  • Veteran and Military Affairs
  • Honors College
  • Capstone Center for Student Success
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • First Year Experience
  • Office of Disability Services

Sample Live Sessions

  • Small Groups with Parent Ambassadors
  • Student Panel
  • Panel of Current UA Parents/Family Members
  • Regional Meet Ups
  • Affinity Group Meet Ups

 

Bama Bound Mobile App

In an effort to improve Bama Bound and Parent & Family Orientation programming, communication and customer service, we have designed a new Bama Bound mobile app via the Guidebook platform. We are excited about this new addition and hope our guests will benefit from its implementation.

To access the Bama Bound App, download Guidebook to your smart phone or tablet (the app is free), search for University of Alabama Bama Bound and download.