Please use this list for responses to Frequently Asked Questions about Camp 1831. For other questions, please contact First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives at fye@ua.edu or 205-348-8404.

About Camp 1831

Session 1: August 8 – 10, 2022
Session 2: August 11 – 13, 2022
Camp 1831 Days are generally 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. for Day 1 and Day 2 followed by 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Day 3. Participation in the full schedule is a must for this ULTIMATE first year experience!
Camp 1831 takes place on the campus of The University of Alabama in a variety of student centered facilities including the Student Center, Student Recreation Center, academic buildings, and Quad.
Camp 1831 is designed for first-year students (Freshman and Transfer Students) admitted for summer or fall 2022.
Staff from the Office of First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives will be on site throughout each session. Additional faculty and staff will be on site as well. Students will be led by The A-Team, a group of upperclassman leaders.
Those going through sorority recruitment should confirm dates with Fraternity and Sorority Life before registering for Camp 1831. Participants in Camp 1831 must participate in the full schedule on all 3 days (Session 1: August 8 – 10, Session 2: August 11 – 13). You may contact our office for any questions. Please note there are no refunds for the Camp 1831 fee once payment is made.
Those participating in the Million Dollar Band should confirm dates with the band programs before registering for Camp 1831. Participants in Camp 1831 must participate in the full schedule on all 3 days (Session 1: August 8 – 10, Session 2: August 11 – 13). You may contact our office for any questions. Please note there are no refunds for the Camp 1831 fee once payment is made.
Those participating in an early move-in activity should confirm dates with the specific program before registering for Camp 1831. Participants in Camp 1831 must participate in the full schedule on all 3 days (Session 1: August 8 – 10, Session 2: August 11 – 13). You may contact our office for any questions. Please note there are no refunds for the Camp 1831 fee once payment is made.

Cost and Payment

The cost for Camp 1831 is $175 and includes meals, a Camp 1831 t-shirt, Camp 1831 supplies, and transportation for camp related events. Note there are no refunds once payment is made. Additionally, there is a $50 early move-in fee charged by Housing and Residential Communities if you are living on-campus and move-in early.
You can pay using e-check or credit card (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover).
Camp 1831 fees are non-refundable. There will be no refunds once payment is made, even if a student cancels their registration. Please note per Housing and Residential Communities procedures for fall 2022, if you cancel your Camp 1831 registration after July 15, 2022, the early move-in nightly rate is applicable. The nightly rate is $25 for traditional style residence halls and $50 for suite style residence halls and it will be charged to your account by Housing and Residential Communities.
There are a limited number of scholarships available to students with a demonstrated financial need. For information on scholarships, please contact our office at 205-348-8404 or fye@ua.edu. Please note the last day to apply for a scholarship is June 30, 2022.

Registration

The site can be accessed through the Registration Tab on the Camp 1831 page. Registration will require you to log-in to myBama. Note that you must be registered for Bama Bound (new student orientation) to register for Camp 1831. Once registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation email to your Crimson email account.
Camp 1831 registration will close once sessions are full or Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Click the Registration Tab on the Camp 1831 page. You will be required to login to myBama and your camp confirmation will appear.
No. The registration system will only allow you to register yourself for Camp 1831. Please encourage your friends to register themselves using their myBama information.

If a change needs to be made to your auto-populated information, please make the appropriate changes on your myBama account. To make changes, visit www.mybama.ua.edu and click on the Student Tab. From there, go to the Banner Self-Service section and click on Personal Information for change options.

If you need to change information pertaining to your camp session, please contact the Office of First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives at 205-348-8404 or fye@ua.edu.

Depending on availability, we can make changes to your session date. Any changes to sessions will need to be done by a staff member. Please contact the Office of First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives at 205-348-8404 or by email at fye@ua.edu.

Camp 1831 Sessions

A Daily Supply List is included on the Participant Information Tab on the Camp 1831 page. This list includes recommended items to bring daily to Camp 1831 sessions.
Students who live on-campus will be able to walk to all Camp 1831 sessions. Students living off-campus will receive specific information regarding parking on campus. All students must check-in at their assigned small group location to begin the experience.
You will sleep at your regular place of residence. For students living on-campus, you will be able to move-in early at your residence hall and will sleep in your room each night. For students living off campus, you will need to make accommodations for your living arrangements. If you are unsure of your options, please contact our office.
There will be no visitors allowed at Camp 1831. Camp 1831 is for registered students only.
No. You are encouraged to not use your phone during camp. All cell phones will be put away during camp and will not be allowed during camp activities.
In case of emergency, contact the Office of First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives at 205-348-8404. They will be able to get any necessary messages to Camp 1831 staff.
The University of Alabama does not require and is not responsible for lodging prior to Camp 1831 sessions. However, if you are moving on campus for Fall 2022, you will be eligible for early move-in. Please indicate your intention to live on-campus for Fall 2022 when registering, and you will receive more information via email.
We strive to provide the best experience for every student. If you require any special accommodations, please contact First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives to make appropriate arrangements at 205-348-8404 or fye@ua.edu.

Early Move-In

  • Camp 1831 participants registering after March 10, 2022, will be responsible for a $50 early move-in fee paid directly to Housing and Residential Communities during move-in time selection in early June. Payment of this fee will allow Session 1 participants to move-in on Sunday, August 7, 2022, and Session 2 participants to move-in on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. If you select a different move-in date than the date provided for your Camp 1831 session, you will be responsible for additional early move-in fees charged by Housing and Residential Communities.
  • Per Housing and Residential Communities procedures for fall 2022, if you cancel your Camp 1831 registration after July 15, 2022, do not show up for your Camp 1831 session, or choose to no longer participate during the program, the early move-in nightly rate is applicable. The nightly rate is $25 for traditional style residence halls and $50 for suite style residence halls and it will be charged to your account by Housing and Residential Communities.
  • For Session 1, Camp 1831 move-in will take place in specified time slots on Sunday, August 7, 2022. Please note there will be a $50 early move-in fee charged by Housing and Residential Communities to move-in on this day. If you select a different day for early move-in, you will be responsible for a nightly fee early move-in cost.
  • For Session 2, Camp 1831 move-in will take place on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. This will be unassisted move-in as it is not a regular move-in day. Please note there will be a $50 early move-in fee charged by Housing and Residential Communities to move-in on this day. If you select a different day for early move-in, you will be responsible a nightly fee early move-in cost.

Camp 1831 Check-In

If you live on-campus, you should park your car in your residential zone. For students who live off-campus, you will receive communication about parking to your Crimson Email. Please visit the Transportation Services Site for information about parking and transportation on campus.
Arrive on campus in time to park and get to Check-In. Check-In is at 8:30 a.m. at the room location provided in your final details email on the first day of your camp session (August 8, 2022 and August 11, 2022). You will receive the finals details email prior to the start of your Camp 1831 session.
Have your mobile Action Card ready to Check-In on the first day of your camp session. A Daily Supply List is available on the Participant Information page with additional suggested items to bring.
Any students who arrive late or miss Check-In need to contact First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives at 205-348-8404 immediately. No refunds will be issued. Per Housing and Residential Communities procedures for fall 2022, if you do not participate in Camp 1831 activities, the early move-in nightly rate is applicable. The nightly rate is $25 for traditional style residence halls and $50 for suite style residence halls and it will be charged to your account by Housing and Residential Communities.