Please note that posted schedules are tentative and final schedules will be sent via email 1 week prior to your orientation date. All times are listed in Central Time.

Day 1

* Designates special sessions only for parents and family members.

Welcome to The University of Alabama

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Live Stream
Meet the Orientation Staff who will assist you throughout your orientation experience.

College Visit

10:00 – 11 a.m. Live Stream
During this session, you will learn of opportunities within your student’s academic area and begin conversations about your student’s class schedule.

Dismissal of Students – At this time, students are dismissed to attend student-only sessions. Parents and family members will rejoin students for the afternoon’s Information Sessions and optional dinner.

Academics Q & A with Colleges *

11 – 11:15 a.m. Live Stream
Time for Q & A with academic advisors to get all of your academic questions answered.

Parent Ambassador Small Group *

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Live Stream
Parent Ambassadors will provide an opportunity for you to get to know one another and learn about student involvement on campus through a small group presentation.

Supporting your Student’s Wellness *

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Live Stream
Parent Ambassadors will present UA’s holistic view of student wellness with information about a large number of campus resources dedicated to supporting student wellness.

Bama Basics *

2:00 – 2:35 p.m. Live Stream
Learn from Parent Ambassadors about services students use daily; everything from dining, transportation, and more!

Involvement Sessions

3 – 5 p.m. On Demand
Choose your own sessions to learn from the campus units that are most relevant to you and/or your student.

Day 2

* Designates special sessions only for parents and family members.

Welcome to Day 2

9:45 – 9:55 a.m. Live Stream

Transition to Life on Campus *

9:55 – 10:25 a.m. Live Stream
Housing and Residential Communities will present tips to help you prepare your student to make UA their home away from home.

Way to Pay at UA *

9:35 – 9:55 a.m. Live Stream
Learn from Student Account Services representatives about the process and options for payment at UA.

Next Steps *

10:45 – 11 a.m. Live Stream
Parent & Family Programs staff will walk you through what you can expect over the next few months and beyond.

On-Demand Programming

Maximizing Students’ Experiences – Hear from Student Life leadership about the ways families can be involved in maximizing the experience of all students.

Diversity Initiatives at UA – Learn about the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the programs available for all UA students.

Supporting Students’ Safety on Campus – University Police will share information about UAPD’s services and programs and provide effective tips for reminding your student to stay safe on campus.

Supporting your Student’s Wellness – Learn about UA’s holistic view of student wellness with information about a large number of campus resources dedicated to supporting student wellness.