Every year, colleges and universities around the nation celebrate National Transfer Student Week. During the week of October 19-23, FYE and Retention Initiatives will host a series of events to engage and recognize transfer students at The University of Alabama. A list of events is coming soon. We hope that you will join us and connect with other transfer students at the Capstone!


Monday, October 19th

Kick-off at the Ferg 

  • What: Join us as we start our annual Transfer Student Week! At this kick-off, you can pick-up for official Bama Transfer t-shirt, get a schedule of events, and meet some of the UA Bama Transfers crew!
  • Where: Ferguson Student Center – Great Hall Porch
  • When: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.


Tuesday, October 20th

Roommates Zoom-mates with Off-Campus Housing Resources

  • What: We’re partnering with UA Housing and Residential Communities and their Off-Campus Housing staff to help you meet potential roommates for Fall 2021! During this program, learn about off-campus housing resources and engage in a mix-and-match style series of questions to meet other UA transfer students and maybe even find a roommate for next year.
  • Where: Zoom – Register using the Roommates Zoom-mates Sign Up or email transfers@ua.edu!
  • When: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.


Wednesday, October 21st

Meet FYE on the Quad 

  • What: You bring your blanket, we’ll bring the topic! Meet us on the Quad for a mid-week chat with other transfer students. It will be a relaxing way to get over your Hump Day! If it rains, we’ll change the location and update our @transfersatua Instagram page with the new location.
  • Where: Southeast Corner of the Quad (Left of Denny Chimes)
  • When: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.


Thursday, October 22nd

Lunch & Learn: Involvement Edition 

  • What: It is important that you are in-the-know about how to get involved on campus – in academics and student organizations. Join us for a catered, individually-boxed lunch on the Ferg Lawn! Among our guest list: Bama Transfers staff members, Student Life staff members, and more!
  • Where: Ferguson Student Center – Lawn
  • When: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • RSVP: Select your meal and RSVP using the Lunch & Learn Sign Up!


Friday, October 23rd

Tau Sigma Induction Ceremony 

  • What: This ceremony is for our Spring 2020 Tau Sigma inductees! Tau Sigma is a national honor society for transfer students who have excelled academically in their first semester at UA. We look forward to celebrating our Tau Sigma members during this event!
  • Where: Zoom – Register using the Induction Ceremony Sign Up or email transfers@ua.edu!
  • When: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Instagram Takeover

  • What: Maybe we will catch you on campus in your #BamaTransfersSmile and your official Bama Transfers shirt! If so, we’ll ask if you want to be featured on our @transfersatua Instagram page. You can also send us a picture of you in your official Bama Transfers shirt to be featured on our Instagram story!
  • Where: Instagram: @transfersatua
  • When: All day!


  For more information about Transfer Student Recognition Week, email transfers@ua.edu