Our Resources will help connect you to information about the University, campus, and from Parent & Family Programs to help guide you and your student through the transition to college.

Check out the links below and if you have additional questions, please feel free to contact our office at 1-800-392-2777 or email parents@ua.edu.

University A-Z Guide

This is a quick reference guide and central directory for the University of Alabama websites. You can browse sites alphabetically or by category, or use the keyword filter to search for a specific website or resource.

Academic Calendar

This is a great resource to find all the important class related dates in one location, such as class start and end dates, final exams, registration dates, graduation, and add/drop course deadlines.


Check out all the ways our office can communication with you through our Communications page! From Facebook to twitter, email to e-newsletters, there are a lot of ways to stay connected.

Campus Lingo

Having a hard time keeping up with your students campus language? Check out this list we created of the most popular acronyms used!

Recommended Readings

Our office has complied a list of books we would recommend to parents and students, discussing the various transition points and issues that may arise.

Talking Points

Need help talking to your student about sensitive topics? We have a list of some talking points for you. Talk to your student early and come to agreements.

Care Packages

Missing your student or is your student missing home? Is it getting close to a holiday? Do you want to send something just because? Check out Pieces of There on our website for care packages to send to your student.

Off Campus and Break Transportation

Questions regarding how your student will get to campus from their off campus apartment or how your student will get home for breaks? Learn more about transportation through HRC’s transportation site!

Gameday 101

Are you coming for a game? See the athletics website for information regarding traffic patterns, parking, and even tickets!

General FAQ's

We have compiled a list of our my commonly asked questions for you based on our conversations. Please see our General FAQs and if you have additional questions, give our office a call!