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.

January 2020

Apply for the Outstanding Transfer Award

This award goes to the individual who has most demonstrated the aspects of the Capstone Creed. Applications are due on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5 p.m.

2020 Outstanding Transfer Application

An Outstanding Transfer Award Informational Session (Cookie Party!)

Date: January 31
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Location: Russell Hall 305 (FYE Lounge)

February 2020

Bama Hearts Our Transfers Week

February is the month of love and FYE is showing our love for UA’s transfer students! Join us for a week filled with fun activities and free food!

Paint and Chew: A Guided Painting Class

Date: February 10
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Ferguson Student Center, Room 3104

Self Love is the Best Love: Pick up a self -care Package 

Date: February 11
Time: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Russell Hall, Room 302

Transfer Appreciation Lunch

Date: February 12
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Ferguson Student Center, Room 3104

Sweet Treats for You!

Date: February 13
Time: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Russell Hall, Room 302

Insta Spotlights: Tag @transfersatua to be highlighted on our Story

Date: February 14
Time: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

March 2020

Beyond the Class: Study Abroad, Research & Internships

Join us for a discussion about how to get involved in study abroad, research, and internships.

Date: March 4
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Ferguson Student Center, Room 3104

Habitat for Humanity Build Day

We are partnering with HFH for a day of service. Join us in helping better our community. To sign up, email .

Date: March 30
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: TBA

April 2020

Sunset Paddle Trip

Bring your friends to enjoy a day of paddling under the sunset with UREC. Email to sign up! Don’t miss out on this fun opportunity!

Date: April 10
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Study Break @ FYE Lounge

Take time out of your day to come and study with FYE!

Date: April 20-24
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Russell Hall, Room 305