As part the immersive experience of becoming a student at The University of Alabama, all first-year students are expected to take part in Yea, Alabama! Starting with a kick-off on the Quad and ending with a trip inside Bryant-Denny Stadium, this is an event no student wants to miss! Check out the details below and mark your calendar now.

The Details

Join all first-year students on August 21-22, 2017, for Yea, Alabama!  This program symbolizes your entrance into the social and academic community at UA, starting with the Kick-Off BBQ on the Quad and ending with New Student Convocation and Script A at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Just as commencement ceremonies serve as a ritual marking the completion of study, new student convocation is a ritual to signal the beginning of your college career. Participation is expected for all first-year students and registration for Yea, Alabama! will take place after you move into your residence hall.

August 21, 2017

Yea, Alabama! Kick-Off BBQ

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: The Quad

Come enjoy free lunch, play games, and meet your classmates, faculty, and administration.

Wear your name tag and lanyard you received at registration!

Small Group #1

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
Location: Various Academic Buildings (Location assigned during Registration)

Wear your name tag and lanyard you received at registration!

August 22, 2017

Small Group #2

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
Location: Various Academic Buildings (Location assigned during Registration)

Wear your name tag and lanyard you received at registration!

Yea, Alabama! Dinner on the Quad

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: The Quad

Join back up with the rest of your classmates for dinner before heading over to Convocation.

Wear your name tag and lanyard you received at registration!

Convocation and Script A

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: Bryant-Denny Stadium

Yea, Alabama! culminates with your formal introduction into UA’s academic community with Convocation, a pep rally featuring UA coaches and cheerleaders, and a freshman class picture taken on the field at Bryant-Denny!

Wear your name tag and lanyard as well as your wristband received during Small Group #2!