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.

Fall 2020

Who’s Who in Bama Transfers?

Date: August 25
Time: 6 – 7p.m. CST
Location: Virtual via Zoom

During this event, transfer students will engage in a virtual power hour of get-to-know-you activities. FYE staff members will also talk about ways that transfer students can get involved & build community on campus. Two lucky students will win a Bama Transfers prize pack, full of goodies to show your Bama pride!


Labor Day Weekend Scavenger Hunt

Date: September 4-7
Time: 6 p.m. on September 4 – 11:59 p.m. on September 7
Location: Visit to get all the details on how to participate

During this Labor Day weekend we encourage you to connect with your roommates or small pods of friends (3-4 people) and explore our campus in a safe way.  The Labor Day Weekend UA Scavenger Hunt starts September 4, at 6 p.m. and ends at 11:59 p.m. on September 7. Student Life will award prizes for creativity, speed, and completion and will notify winners by email.