Welcome Week

2014 Schedule of UAB Welcome Week Events


UAB Welcome Week

Saturday, August 23


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Sunday, August 24


Monday, August 25

  • First Day of Class
    all day across campus
  • Got a Question? Ask a Blazer - UAB staff and student leaders will be in tents around campus to assist students who need help finding their way.
    All day across campus
    sponsored by UAB Student Life
  • Canvas on the Green
    10 a.m.-7 p.m. on the UAB Campus Green
    sponsored by UAB Online and Canvas
  • After the Fire Event - Documentary and lecture: A story of survival, perseverance, inspiration, hope, courage and friendship. Our presenters aim to inspire students by showing them that strength, knowledge and motivation can help you to overcome any obstacle. Shawn and Alvaro are the perfect example that with these tools there truly is life “After the Fire”.
    6:30 p.m. in Volker Hall Lecture Room A
    sponsored by Student Housing and Residence Life

Tuesday, August 26

  • Umoja: New Student Welcome - Umoja is Swahili for "unity." Learn about campus involvement opportunities and resources to help you achieve success. Refreshments served.
    7 p.m. at Campus Rec Center, Center Court
    sponsored by Black Student Awareness Committee
  • Got a Question? Ask a Blazer - UAB staff and student leaders will be in tents around campus to assist students who need help finding their way.
    All day across campus
    sponsored by UAB Student Life
  • Canvas on the Green
    10 a.m.-7 p.m. on the UAB Campus Green
    sponsored by UAB Online and Canvas

Wednesday, August 27


Thursday, August 28


Saturday, August 30

  • UAB Football vs. Troy
    11 a.m. at Legion Field
    Free shuttle from Blazer Hall/Camp Hall Circle starting 3 hours before kickoff