Upcoming Events

Are you looking for activities to do and ways to meet other transfer students? We are here to help! Check out these events and more during your first year as a student at UA.

Sweet Start at UA

August 28, 2017 at 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Join FYE for an event featuring sweet treats and the opportunity to connect with staff and other transfer students. 

Outdoor Recreation Trip

September 24, 2017
Join FYE and Outdoor Recreation for a day on Lake Nicol with canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards. Contact fye@ua.edu for more details. 

Fall “Dead Week” Study Break

December 6, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Join FYE for an event featuring sweet treats and the opportunity to connect with staff and other transfer students. 

Brown Bag Lunch Series

Bring your lunch and join us for a monthly series about ways to get connected on campus at UA. You’ll build relationships with faculty and staff, as well as other transfer students.

Getting the Major/Career You Want

Date: September 20, 2017 at Noon
Special Guest: Career Center

Getting Involved as a Transfer Student

Date: October 18, 2017 at Noon
Special Guest: Transfer Student Leaders

Giving Back

Date: November 15, 2017 at Noon
Special Guest: Center for Service and Leadership

Resources for Transfer Students

Are you a transfer student wondering where to begin for your transition to UA? You have reached the right place! The Office of First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives offers events and programs throughout the year specifically for transfer students. Additionally, check out the links below for easy access to support for your transition!

FYE E-Newsletter
Check your crimson email for the FYE E-Newsletter near the beginning of each month to stay in contact and learn about upcoming events.
Off-Campus Housing
For students living off-campus, check out the options UA students recommend and those noted as Crimson Choice.
Career Center
Unsure about your major or future career? Connect with the Career Center to explore your passions and select a choice best for you.
Center for Service and Leadership
Are you looking to serve the community? Visit volunteer.ua.edu to learn more about service opportunities around campus.
The Source
For all involvement gurus, stop by the Office of Student Involvement to learn about the more than 500 student organizations you can join on campus.
University Recreation
You want fitness opportunities? We have them…all over campus! Visit the Student Recreation Center, Aquatic Center, or Robert E. Witt Student Activity Center.

For more information or additional questions, contact the Office of First Year Experience and Retention Initiatives at fye@ua.edu or (205) 348-8404.