As part of the immersive experience of becoming a student at The University of Alabama, all first-year students are expected to take part in Yea, Alabama! This event includes a Welcome Party (with free food) and ends with a trip inside Bryant Denny Stadium for the “Script A” picture. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet new people before classes begin! View the details below and mark your calendars.

The Details

Join all first-year students on August 20th and 21st 2018, for Yea, Alabama! This program symbolizes your entrance into the social and academic community at UA, starting with the Pre-Party at the Ferguson Student Center 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, 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. Take the time to celebrate this milestone in your life!

August 20, 2018

Yea, Alabama! Pre-Party and Registration Pick-Up

Time: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Ferguson Student Center

August 21, 2018

Large Group Session 

Time: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location: Various Academic Buildings (Location assigned during Registration)

Crimson Small Group Session 

Time: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Various Academic Buildings (Location assigned during Registration)

Wear your name tag and lanyard you received at registration!

Yea, Alabama Welcome Party 

Time: 12 to 1 p.m.
Location: The Quad

Wear your name tag and lanyard you received at registration!

College Open House

Time: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Various Academic Buildings (Location assigned during Registration)

Visit with Faculty and Staff Members from your academic college!

Fun on the Quad

Time: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: The Quad

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!