checkeredflagReady, Set... Goin’ Green!

A bonus experience prior to Goin’ Green New Student Orientation (optional)

Students and family members are invited to attend an afternoon of activities the day prior to their chosen orientation date.



At Ready, Set, Goin’ Green students and family members will:

  • Meet other new students
  • Eat lunch with other incoming students, family members, current students, faculty, and staff
  • Explore and see some highlights of UAB’s beautiful campus
  • Find out more about fraternity and sorority life at UAB
  • Have the opportunity to tour the campus and residence halls
  • Find out about Birmingham hot spots from current students
  • Come early for one-on-one time with a representative to discuss scholarships & federal financial aid
  • Choose from interactive workshops that will help you develop the skills you need to be a successful college student:
    • Getting involved outside the classroom
    • Understanding the ins and outs of college
    • Creating a budget and managing your personal finances
    • Balancing work and studying
    • Learning tips for academic success

Parents and family members will also have the opportunity to:

  • Meet other parents and the Director of Parent & Family Services
  • Hear from the Division of Student Affairs along with family members of current UAB students in a panel session to get their tips and tricks for helping your students start their UAB career on a strong and successful note


Time: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Price: $20 per person
Check-In Location: Hill Student Center
Don’t Forget: Comfortable clothes and shoes and an umbrella/rain gear. You’ll be walking a lot!
To Sign Up to Attend: Mark the option in the orientation reservation form or call us to add it on to your existing reservation at 205-975-7999.

Please note:

  • By registering for this event, you are signing up for a supplemental program that does NOT replace your orientation requirement. If you have not yet made a reservation for an orientation session, please visit
  • If you require disability-related accommodations or have special dietary requests, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least one week prior to the event.