The Camp 1831 experience provides first-year students with the opportunity to make friends, have fun, and develop the pride that comes with being a UA student. Students will be challenged by choice with various adventure components (team building elements), learn how to serve campus and the surrounding community as a student leader, and become an expert on UA history, chants, and cheers. At Camp 1831, first-year students will explore where they fit in this new environment and feel part of the UA family before they ever step foot in the classroom.
Session 1: August 9 – 11, 2017
Session 2: August 14 – 16, 2017
Camp 1831 takes place on the campus of The University of Alabama in a variety of student centered facilities including the Ferguson Student Center, Student Recreation Center, and Quad.
Camp 1831 is designed for first-year students (Freshman and Transfer Students) admitted for summer or fall 2017.
Those going through sorority recruitment should plan to attend Session 1 of Camp 1831 (August 9-11, 2017).
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 36 upperclassman leaders.
Each session is 3 days and 2 nights.
The registration fee for Camp 1831 is $175 and includes meals, Camp 1831 materials, and transportation for camp related events. Note there are no refunds once payment is made.
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.
There are a limited number of scholarships available to students with financial need. For information on scholarships, please contact our office at (205) 348-8404 or email@example.com.
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 an email to your Crimson email account.
Camp 1831 registration will close once all sessions are full.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
A packing list is included on the Participant Information Tab on the Camp 1831 page.
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 the Ferguson Center on camp 1831 session days.
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.
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 2017, you will be eligible for early move-in. Please indicate your intention to live on-campus for Fall 2017 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Housing and Residential Communities will allow you to move-in early before your camp session. Early move-in dates are August 8, 2017, for Session 1 and August 13, 2017, for Session 2 (restricted to specific time slots). You will indicate your intended place of residence on your registration. If you do not indicate that you will be living on-campus for Fall 2017, you will need to sign up for an available move-in day and time through the HRC website.
No. If you indicate on your Camp 1831 registration that you will live on-campus for Fall 2017, HRC will automatically schedule your move-in times for the appropriate day and time.
Early move-in for participants of Session 1 will be on Tuesday, August 8 during a designated time slot. When you arrive on campus, please call your community desk and an on-call RA will meet you to check you into your residence hall. Housing and Residential Communities will send you information about move-in via crimson email, but you will not need to sign up for a move-in time through the HRC website. If you need to make alternate arrangements from the times listed above, please contact email@example.com directly to confirm your travel details.
Early move-in for participants of Session 2 will be on Sunday, August 13 during a designated time slot. When you arrive on campus, please call your community desk and an on-call RA will meet you to check you into your residence hall. Housing and Residential Communities will send you information about move-in via crimson email, but you will not need to sign up for a move-in time through the HRC website. If you need to make alternate arrangements from the times listed above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly to confirm your travel details.
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 9:00 AM at the Ferguson Center Great Hall on the first day of your camp session (August 9, 2017 and August 14, 2017).
Bring your Action Card and a copy of your confirmation email to Check-In at the Ferguson Center Great Hall at 9:00 AM on the first day of your camp session.
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.