Remember to wear comfortable shoes for Parent Orientation– there will be LOTS of walking!

Before your orientation session encourage your student to:

  1. Memorize his or her Campus Wide Identification Number (CWID)
  2. Prepare for the math placement test online
  3. Review the undergraduate catalog and course schedules through myBama
  4. Have his or her immunization form (MMR and meningitis immunization and TB test) prepared by your family doctor
  5. Get questions answered about on-campus and off-campus housing
  6. Submit his or her photo for the Action Card (student ID)
    Please note: Students will use their action card during orientation. Photos must be submitted at least one full business day prior to your Bama Bound session. Students are highly encouraged to submit a photo online.
  7. Become familiar with First Year Experience
  8. Plan to purchase football tickets online in early June 2017. Supply of tickets is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis.
  9. Learn about Bama Dining meal options

After orientation, encourage your student to:

  1. Plan to attend the Week of Welcome
  2. Register for his or her parking permit
  3. Order his or her textbooks online from the SUPe Store
  4. Prepare for moving to campus

Parent Checklist:

Please take advantage of the many services UA offers to parents and…

  1. Become a fan of our UA Parent Programs Facebook page
  2. Follow our @BamaParents Twitter account
  3. Sign up for the Parent Email Notification Program (PENPALS)
  4. Frequently visit our website for updates
  5. Plan to attend Family Weekend