The A-Book is a publication highlighting UA history & tradition, campus life, campus resources, and Tuscaloosa community. New for 2017, the A Book is a fully digital publication as a website for you to browse information and learn more about being a member of the Capstone Community. Check it out at!

The A Book

A Book Cover Page

Visit to view the 2017 A Book!

2018 A-Book Editorial Board

Apply to be on the 2018 A-Book Editorial Board! The A-Book is a publication written entirely by students for students. This UA tradition has been around for more than 100 years and serves as a resource to countless incoming students. On the Editorial Board, you will write and develop content for four sections: history & tradition, campus resources, student life, and the Tuscaloosa community!


What do you need to serve on the Editorial Board?

  • An interest in brainstorming, writing, and producing content for a media resource
  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to perform all responsibilities
  • Passion for sharing information with first-year students through a digital publication

Attend Editorial Board Retreat (Thursday, February 15 from 11 am – 12:30 pm)

Attend bi-weekly E-Board Meetings (Thursdays from 11 am – 12 pm)

Application Timeline

Application Available: January 10, 2018 at Noon
Application Deadline: January 28, 2018 at 11:59 pm
Interviews: January 31 – February 2, 2018 (30 Minute Interview)
Notification of Acceptance: February 8, 2018 by 5 pm


2018 A Book Editorial Board Application

2018 Application is due January 28 at 11:59 p.m.