• FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

    Family Weekend Check- In
    Hill Student Center Ballrooms, 3:00 - 7:00 PM

    Check-in and collect all your Family Weekend materials, including Family Weekend T-shirt and stadium bag. Registration is required to attend Family Weekend 2019. UAB students and children under the age of 3 are free.

    Blazer Mixer
    Hill Student Center Ballrooms, 3:00 - 7:00 PM

    After checking-in enjoy some light refreshments and chat with representatives from various academic areas and other services on campus who are here to help your student get involved outside the classroom and be successful inside the classroom.

    Sophomore Family Mixer
    Hill Student Center 318, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

    Join the Office of Second Year Experience (SYE) and other sophomore families to learn more about the sophomore year! SYE Coordinator and SYE Student Leaders will share about challenges in the sophomore year and ways to combat these challenges. There will be an overview of SYE resources and programs at UAB and an opportunity for questions.

    First Generation Student Reception
    Hill Student Center 318, 5:30 PM

    The Division of Student Affairs invites any students who are the first in their family to attend college to bring their family members and meet UAB faculty and staff who were first-generation students and hear about their educational journey. First-Generation students make up 20.5% of the freshmen class, come and meet other students, faculty and staff who know what it means to be a first generation student..

    Alumni Legacy Event
    Alumni House, 5:30 PM

    Calling all UAB Alumni family members. Join the National Alumni Society (NAS) for light refreshments and a short program which will include our NAS president and other legacy families. Parents will then be given the opportunity to pin their UAB student with a special Legacy lapel pin.

    Freshmen Theatre Showcase
    Alys Stephen Center, 7:00 PM

    The Freshman Showcase is an exciting event where freshman Theatre and Musical Theatre majors will grace the UAB stage for the first time. Please join us for an entertaining evening of monologues, scenes and songs as we celebrate and welcome these aspiring artists to the UAB campus.

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra *
    Alys Stephen Center, 7:00 PM

    Hear Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto – a masterpiece weaving together the pianist and orchestra – performed by Van Cliburn Silver Medalist and UAB Distinguished Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman. The ASO also performs Stravinsky’s groundbreaking Petrushka.

    Use discount code BLAZERFAM for 25% off tickets.

    Get Tickets

    *Indicates additional fee

  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

    Family Weekend Check-in
    Hill Student Center 140, Off-Campus Student Lounge| 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Check-in and collect all your Family Weekend materials, including Family Weekend T-shirt and stadium bag. Registration is required to attend Family Weekend 2019. UAB students and children under the age of 3 are free.

    Breakfast in the Halls
    Blazer Hall, Lower Level RLC, 8:00 - 10:00 AM

    We know you miss your Blazers. Student Housing and Residence Life and the Vulcan Materials Academic Success Center invite you to a brunch within the residence halls. Both offices will be on hand to help you and your student create a healthy dialogue about working together for student success. The Family Weekend Breakfast will take place in the Blazer Hall Lower Level RLC.

    Honors College Coffee & Connections
    Heritage Hall, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

    Join the Honors College for snacks and coffee and view the newly renovated honors space and mix and mingle with our faculty and staff.

    Birmingham Excursions*
    Various Locations, All Day

    The city of Birmingham has many different attractions and events to ensure entertainment for the entire family. The Office of Parent & Family Services has worked with many of the location attractions including the Birmingham Zoo, McWane Science Center, and Vulcan to create unique rates for Family Weekend. Choose your adventure with your registration. Click here to learn more about these unique Birmingham locations!

    UAB Family Football Tailgate
    Legions Field- Blazer Village, 2:00 - 6:00 PM

    Enjoy this fully catered tailgate, as well as games, food and fun before going to watch the Blazers take on Rice. Experience Blazer Walk (the official welcome of the Blazer football to Legion Field before the game), and hang ouin Blazer Village. The Fan Zone inside Blazer Village will have interactives including inflatable games, temporary tattoos, face painting, photo opportunities, and more.

    UAB Football vs. Rice
    (tickets included with registration)
    Legions Field, 6:00 PM

    Come cheer on our Blazers as they take on Rice!

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra *
    Alys Stephen Center, 7:00 PM

    Hear Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto – a masterpiece weaving together the pianist and orchestra – performed by Van Cliburn Silver Medalist and UAB Distinguished Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman. The ASO also performs Stravinsky’s groundbreaking Petrushka.

    Use discount code BLAZERFAM for 25% off tickets.

    Get Tickets

    *Indicates additional fee

  • SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

    Sunday Family Brunch*
    Commons on the Green, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join us for a traditional Sunday brunch at our all you can eat dining facility.

    UAB Women's Volleyball
    6:00 PM

    Come Cheer on our Blazers! UAB students are free with Onecard, family members may purchase tickets for $3/ticket.

    *Indicates additional fee