Be a part of the Blazer tradition of service, events, and fun! All year long, the entire UAB community is invited to participate in activities that celebrate the best things about being a Blazer. Experience the Blazer custom of community involvement, Homecoming celebrations, athletics, and more.



Things Every Blazer Should Do

  1. Get your picture taken with Blaze
  2. Tailgate before a home football game
  3. Visit BlazerPulse to find a list of volunteer opportunities
  4. Eat at Al's
  5. "Be Seen in Green" every Friday to show your Blazer Spirit
  6. Immerse yourself in UAB’s diverse culture
  7. Donate goods to the Blazer Kitchen
  8. Visit the University Recreation Center
  9. Welcome new students during Freshmen Move-in Day
  10. Eat at the Commons for Fried Chicken Thursday
  11. Have a study session in Club Sterne
  12. Have a movie night/event in your residence hall
  13. Eat lunch in the Hill Student Center
  14. Hang out on the Campus Green
  15. Set up a hammock on the Rast/Blount Lawn
  16. Attend an athletic event
  17. Learn the Blazer Way, UAB Fight Song and Alma Mater
  18. Visit Vulcan
  19. Watch a performance at the Alys Stephens Center
  20. Visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  21. Check out the Kaleidoscope, UAB’s student newspaper
  22. Watch an Intramural Sports game
  23. Vote in the USGA election
  24. Attend a UAB Theatre Production
  25. Take a trip to the Birmingham Zoo
  26. Meet the Vice President for Student Affairs.
  27. Visit Engage to find events and to join student organizations
  28. Visit Handshake for student job opportunities
  29. Go to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  30. Join the UAB National Alumni Society
  31. Become SafeZone certified

Events Every Blazer Should Attend

  1. New Student Convocation
  2. Blazer Welcome events
  3. Into the Streets or MLK’s Beloved Community
  4. Homecoming Week events
  5. UAB International Festival
  6. Blazer Splash
  7. The Camille Armstrong Step Show
  8. Hoops at the Hill
  9. Connect Fest or other Student Involvement Fairs
  10. Diningopoly
  11. Stress Less Week events
  12. Umoja New Student Welcome
  13. UAB’s Got Talent
  14. Diwali
  15. BlazerCon
  16. Grad Week events
  17. BSAC/NPHC Stroll-Off
  18. Miss UAB Scholarship Competition
  19. Taste of UAB
  20. ORCA (Organized Radical Collegiate Activism) Conference
  21. Creed Week events
  22. International Student Welcome Party
  23. Off-Campus Housing Fair
  24. UAB Career Fairs
  25. Coming Out on the Green
  26. Fall Festival