The University of Alabama is well-known for its rich history and traditions that tie everyone together on campus. Knowing the many traditions of UA before you arrive will help your transition into the Crimson Tide family! After you learn the traditions, be sure to check out a few of the intriguing historical aspects of the University and its campus; you may even know a few if you took a campus tour! If you have any questions, don’t be afraid to reach out. There are so many people who are willing to help you out. Roll Tide!

This is Our Story!

Explore the timeline of UA history to learn more about how we got to where we are today.


Rich in history, UA is full of stories to tell about our past, present, and future.

Annual Events

From convocation to graduation, students have a plethora of events to attend each year.

Fast Facts

Want to know more? Check out the fast facts to learn about various traditions of campus.