Grad Weekend

2022 Grad Week

Celebrating UAB Spring Graduates

April 24-30

The Blazer Spirit Council within the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership in partnership with Off-Campus Student & Family Engagement, UAB National Alumni Society, Office of the Provost and UAB Career Center will facilitate Grad Week to celebrate all Spring 2022 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: #UABgrad and #UABclassof2022.

RSVP for a grad gift pack (limited number available) with UAB swag and other items and submit your graduation photo.

A limited number of Grad Gift Packs will be available at events on Sunday-Thursday on a first come, first served basis.Click the link below to submit photos for the Grad Photo Challenge, Grad Cap Decoration Contest, or Family Member Grad Photo Submissions by April 15th.A limited number of Grad Gift Packs will be available at events on Sunday-Thursday on a first come, first served basis.

Grad Photo Submission Form

UAB Commencement Website

Deadline to register to participate in Commencement is April 14th.


Grad Week Spring 2022 Schedule

  • Grad Brunch | Sunday, April 24 | Location: Michael’s Restaurant | 12:00-2:00pm

    Join us a for a brunch celebrating the Class of 2022! Limited seating is available. Graduates can purchase up to 3 tickets at $12 each, including a ticket for themselves. The ticket link will be emailed to graduating students and will be available for purchase until April 15th or until tickets are sold out. Tickets will include food and beverage. All ticket sales will be final.

  • Grad Paint Night | Monday, April 25 | Location: HSC Amphitheater | 5:30-7:00pm

    The Blazer Spirit Council invites you to participate in this fun painting event facilitated by Sips & Strokes featuring a UAB inspired design. RSVP through the Engage event by April 22nd. Limited spots available. Rain location: HSC 204/206

  • Almost Alumni | Tuesday, April 26 | Location: HSC 1st Floor | 11:00am-5:00pm

    Join the UAB National Alumni Society and UAB Career Center to learn how to stay connected with UAB after graduation. Also participate in the “leaf your mark” activity and get your headshot taken in your regalia or professional attire. Graduation medallions and legacy stoles will be on sale.

  • Grad Movie Night | Tuesday, April 26 | Location: Campus Green| 7:30-9:00pm

    Grab your blankets or lawn chairs and join BSC on the Green for a last movie night on the Green. Rain location: HSC Alumni Theater

  • Grad Photo Challenge | Wednesday, April 27 | BSC’s Instagram: @uab_blazerspirit | All Day

    The Blazer Spirit Council will showcase graduation photos for student body voting. The winner will receive a prize. Submit one graduation photo of you through the link above by April 15th.

  • Grad Cap Decoration Contest | Thursday, April 28 | BSC’s Instagram: @uab_blazerspirit | All Day

    The Blazer Spirit Council will showcase decorated graduation caps for student body voting. The winner will receive a prize. Submit a photo of your decorated cap through the link above by April 15th.

  • Almost Alumni | Thursday, April 28 | Location: HSC 1st Floor | 9:00am-2:00pm

    Join the UAB National Alumni Society and UAB Career Center to learn how to stay connected with UAB after graduation. Also participate in the “leaf your mark” activity and get your headshot taken in your regalia or professional attire. Graduation medallions and legacy stoles will be on sale.

  • Grad Dessert Bars | April 29-30 | Bartow Arena | 1 Hour Prior to Ceremonies

    Join the Blazer Spirit Council and the 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.


    Contact Student Involvement and Leadership at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for general questions or accommodations.

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