At the beginning of each fall and spring semester, the Office of First Year Experience & Retention Initiatives hosts various events to allow new and returning transfer students to meet each other. These events happen at various times throughout the Week of Welcome.

Spring 2021

February 2021

For the month of February, we will highlight what we love about UA transfer students. Our Bama Transfers community is full of students who are involved on campus, committed to their goals, have a lot of school spirit, who are intentional about their success, and who bring many different perspectives and values to the UA community.

Tau Sigma and Outstanding Transfer Award Virtual Info Session

Date: February 3

Time: 12 -1 p.m. CST

Location: Virtual via Zoom:

During this event, you will learn about the Tau Sigma Honor Society and the 2021 Outstanding Transfer Student Award. Come to the Zoom with questions!

Valentine Goody Bag Pick-Up

Date: February 10

Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Russell Hall Room 302

For a chance to win one of three $50 gift cards, stop by the Office of First Year Experience and pick-up a Valentine themed goody bag. During your visit, you will put your name in a bucket. At the end of the day, we will randomly draw three winners from the bucket!

First-Generation Affinity Group Lunch

Date: February 18

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: Ferguson Student Center Room 3700

RSVP and Submit your Lunch Order: Click Here

 Our First-Generation Transfer Affinity Group is full of legends who are the first in their families to go to college. We want to celebrate this accomplishment! Join us on February 18th, as we enjoy a lunch with UA faculty & staff who were first-generation college students themselves.

Instagram Spirit Day

Date: February 26

Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Instagram (@transfersatua)

We love how UA Transfers have BAMA spirit! Tag us in your IG posts and keep an eye on our @transfersatua Instagram feed. We will highlight the accomplishments of UA transfer students and some of our Bama Transfer Mentors.

 March 2020


April 2020