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

In 2018, Family Weekend will include some new event offerings and will continue the tradition of our signature Tailgate event. More information will be posted to the site as it becomes available.

Take a look at our schedule of events from 2017 to get an idea of what Family Weekend looks like!

Family Weekend 2017 Schedule of Events

Friday, September 15

  • Family Weekend Check-in | Ferguson Student Center Ballroom | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Ferguson Student Center Tours | Ferguson Student Center | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • UA Dance Marathon (UADM) Table | Ferguson Student Center | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Bama By Distance Information Table | Ferguson Student Center, Second Floor | 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • “Know the Code” with the Office of Student Conduct | Ferguson Center Plaza | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Cookies with the Career Center | Career Center at the Ferguson Student Center | 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
  • School of Social Work Open House| Little Hall | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • President’s Mansion Tour | 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.
  • Explore Campus with UA’s Executive MBA Program!| Bidgood Hall, Hall of Fame Room | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Honors College Reception | Ridgecrest South Lobby | 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • College of Communication & Information Sciences Reception | Reese Phifer Rotunda | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Snacks with University Recreation | Robert E. Witt Student Activity Center | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Chocolate Festival | Shelby Hall | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Off Campus Housing: Tips and Suggestions for Your Student | Ferguson Student Center,                                  Great Hall | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Rollin’ on the River | Tuscaloosa River Market | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. *
    • Rollin’ on the River seating times will be selected when you purchase tickets.

Saturday, September 16

  • Ferguson Student Center Tours | Ferguson Student Center | 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Family Weekend Late Check-in | Ferguson Student Center Ballroom | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Family Weekend Tailgate | Presidential Park | 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.*
  • Walk of Champions | In front of Bryant-Denny Stadium | 3:45 p.m.
  • Elephant Stomp | Steps of Gorgas Library on the Quad | 5 p.m.
  • Alabama vs. Colorado State | Bryant Denny Stadium | 6 p.m.

Sunday, September 17

  • Student Life Brunch | Fresh Food Company | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. *
    • Brunch seating times will be selected when you purchase tickets.
  • Ferguson Student Center Tours | Ferguson Student Center | 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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

*Family Weekend signature events