Welcome Week

2013 Schedule of UAB Welcome Week Events


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Wednesday, August 21


Thursday, August 22


Friday, August 23


Saturday, August 24


Sunday, August 25


Monday, August 26

  • First Day of Class
    all day across campus
  • "Go Green" Day & Got a Question? Ask a Blazer
    show your Blazer spirit by wearing your UAB green
    all day across campus
    sponsored by UAB Student Life and New Student Programs

Tuesday, August 27

  • "Pops on the Green" — Free Steel City Pops to all SAS Members
    1:30 p.m. at UAB Campus Green
    sponsored by UAB Student Alumni Society
  • Umoja: New Student Welcome
    7 p.m. at Campus Rec Center, Center Court
    sponsored by B.S.A.C.

Wednesday, August 28

  • Civic Engagement Fair
    10 a.m.-2 p.m. at UAB Mini Park
    sponsored by UAB Student Involvement
  • Part-Time Job Fair
    10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Campus Rec Center
    sponsored by Career and Professional Development Services
  • The Dream Project: March on Washington 50 Year Anniversary
    11 a.m.-1 p.m. at UAB Campus Green Plaza
    sponsored by UAB Multicultural Council
  • After the Fire
    This documentary and lecture is a story of survival, perseverance, inspiration, hope, courage and friendship. Shawn and Alvaro are the perfect example that with strength and motivation there truly is life “After the Fire.”
    6:00 p.m. at Center Court of the Rec Center
    sponsored by Student Housing and Residence Life
  • "Building the Dream" - documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" Speech
    6 p.m. at Heritage Hall, Room 102
    sponsored by Multicultural and Diversity Programs and the Iota Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Thursday, August 29


Friday, August 30

  • UAB Women's Volleyball vs. Mercer
    10 a.m. at Bartow Arena
    sponsored by UAB Athletics
  • International Coffee Hour
    11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Smolian International House (*recurring every Friday)
    sponsored by International Recruitment and Student Services
  • "Let's Kick Off the Football Season" Spirit Luncheon
    11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Alumni House
    sponsored by UAB National Alumni Society
  • Back to School BBQ
    11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at UAB Mini Park
    sponsored by B.S.A.C.
  • UAB Women's Volleyball vs. Minnesota
    7 p.m. at Bartow Arena
    sponsored by UAB Athletics

Saturday, August 31

  • UAB Women's Volleyball vs. Presbyterian
    10 a.m. at Bartow Arena
    sponsored by UAB Athletics
  • UAB Women's Volleyball vs. Jacksonville State
    3 p.m. at Bartow Arena
    sponsored by UAB Athletics
  • UAB Football at Troy
    6 p.m. at Troy, Ala.
    sponsored by UAB Athletics