UAB First Year Convocation emblem Due to pandemic safety measures, UAB will not have Convocation this fall. The Office of First Year Experience is collaborating with other areas on campus to provide alternative welcome services to new transfer and first-year students. You are welcome to follow the Office of First Year Experience on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for news, or you can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.