Grad Weekend

2022 Summer Grad Weekend

Celebrating UAB Summer Graduates

August 12-13

The Blazer Spirit Council within the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership in partnership with Off-Campus Student & Family Engagement, UAB National Alumni Society, and UAB Career Center host Grad Week to celebrate all UAB graduates. We hope to promote exploration of post-graduation opportunities, increase school spirit and campus pride, and forge community among soon-to-be UAB alumni. This week of activities will celebrate graduating undergraduates, graduate students, and professional students and their many accomplishments. Follow the Blazer Spirit Council on Instagram (@uab_blazerspirit) for event details and updates.

Use the following hashtags all weekend long: #UABgraduates and #UABclassof2022.

Family t-shirts will be available for sale during the ceremonies while supplies last. Click the link below to submit photos for the Grad Cap Decoration Contest and Grad Photo Recognition by August 5th.

Grad Photo Submission Form

UAB Commencement Website

Grad Weekend Summer 2022 Schedule

  • Grad Cap Decoration Contest | August 12 | BSC’s Instagram: @uab_blazerspirit | All Day

    The Blazer Spirit Council will showcase decorated graduation caps and determine the winner who will receive a prize. Submit a photo of your decorated cap through the link above by August 5th.

  • Grad Photo Recognition | August 13 | BSC’s Instagram: @uab_blazerspirit | All Day

    The Blazer Spirit Council will showcase graduation photos. Submit one graduation photo of you through the link above by August 5th.

  • Grad Dessert Bars | August 12-13 | Bartow Arena | 1 Hour Prior to Ceremonies

    Join the Blazer Spirit Council of Office of Off-Campus Student & Family Engagement to grab a dessert in the graduate line up area outside of Bartow Arena while they last. Photo areas will also be available in the front of Bartow following each ceremony.

Almost Alumni Keepsakes

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! We are excited to be able to welcome you to the UAB alumni family. As you look ahead to what is next, our hope is that you stay connected with UAB through the National Alumni Society. You can continue to turn to us as your lifelong connection to your alma mater.

Graduation Medallion

Show your pride for UAB and remember your graduation forever. By giving a minimum amount, you can make a difference. Make your gift and you will receive a keepsake commemorative medallion to remember your graduation. Each medallion has the UAB monogram on one side and the Blaze logo on the other.

UAB Ring Program

UAB celebrates lasting traditions that define what it means to be a member of the UAB family. Your lifetime connection as a Blazer began the moment you walked on campus. Now you are invited to join the ranks of UAB graduates past, present, and future by becoming part of the storied University of Alabama at Birmingham tradition.

NAS Backpacks to Briefcases Series


Grad Week Fall 2020 YouTube Playlist