Please note that posted schedules are tentative and final schedules will be given at orientation check-in.
* Designates sessions attended by both students and parents/family members
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Ferguson Student Center, 2nd floor
Receive your materials, nametag, and information for the day. Didn’t register in advance? No problem! You will be able to register onsite. (New UA students must be registered in advance for Bama Bound.)
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Ferguson Student Center, 2nd floor
Visit with campus partners to learn more about specific opportunities, organizations, and resources that will enhance your student’s college experience.
8:15 & 8:35 a.m. Ferguson Student Center, 2nd floor
Choose your own adventure and attend the sessions that best meet your interests or needs. Sessions offered by a variety of campus departments (i.e.: Honors College, Capstone Center for Student Success, Veteran & Military Affairs, etc.).
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Ferguson Center Ballroom, 3rd floor
Welcome home to the Capstone! Join the orientation leaders to learn what to expect during orientation and how to connect with the UA community.
9:15 – 9:30 a.m.
At this time, students are dismissed to attend student-only sessions. Parents & family members will rejoin students for the College Visit, and then continue with their Parent & Family Orientation programming.
9:30 – 9:50 a.m. Ferguson Center Ballroom, 3rd floor
Learn essential academic information you’ll need to best support your student in their academic endeavors at UA.
9:50 – 10:10 a.m. Ferguson Center Ballroom, 3rd floor
Whether your student is living on or off campus, Housing and Residential Communities is a great resource for all students and their families!
10:10 – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Various Locations
You will be escorted by members of the Parent Ambassador team to your student’s school or college. During this session, you will learn of opportunities within your student’s academic area and begin conversations about your student’s class schedule.
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.
12:15 – 1:10 p.m. Ferguson Center Food Court, 2nd floor
Enjoy lunch with other parents and guests alongside the Parent Ambassadors.
1:10 – 1:40 p.m. Ferguson Center Ballroom, 3rd floor
Learn about the programs and services provided by UA to support student wellness.
1:40 – 2:00 p.m. Ferguson Center Ballroom, 3rd floor
University Police will share information about UAPD’s services and programs and provide effective tips for reminding your student to stay safe on campus.
2:00 – 2:20 p.m. Ferguson Center Ballroom, 3rd floor
Learn about essential services and resources available for students; everything from Action Card, meal plans, transportation, and more – don’t miss it!
2:20 – 2:40 p.m. Learn from Student Account Services representatives about the logistics of payment at UA.
2:40 – 3:00 p.m. Better understand the process of financing your student’s education and utilizing financial aid resources.
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Ferguson Center Ballroom, 3rd floor
Get a quick overview of next steps and helpful information you’ll use as you prepare for your student’s return to campus.
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. SupeStore, Ferguson Student Center, 1st floor
Your student can pick up their Action Card (student must be present with photo ID).