Blazing Start Summer Bridge Program

Congratulations on being admitted to UAB’s Blazing Start program for fall 2014. We hope you will choose to participate in the Blazing Start Summer Bridge Program. Here is more information to help you plan for Goin’ Green AND the Blazing Start Summer Bridge Program:When: June 23 – Goin’ Green New Student Orientation for students admitted to the Blazing Start program.June 24-27 – Blazing Start Summer Bridge ProgramCost: The Summer Bridge Program is provided at no cost to you. All meals, housing, learning materials, and activities are provided as part of the program. The program is funded by the UAB Office of Equity and Diversity.
Time Monday,June 23 Tuesday,June 24 Wednesday,June 25 Thursday,June 26 Friday,June 27
8:00 Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
9:00-9:45 Goin' Green Orientation Blazing Start Orientation Math Enrichment Math Enrichment Math Enrichment
10:00-10:45 Campus Safety - UAB Police Time Management Making the Classroom Work for You Taking Notes
11:00-11:45 Study Skills English Enrichment English Enrichment English Enrichment
12:00 Lunch at Goin' Green Orientation Lunch Lunch Lunch Pizza Party
1:00-1:45 Goin' Green Orientation Success Center Success Center Success Center Check-Out
2:00-2:45 Library Tour Student Life Study Skills  
3:00-3:45 Walking Tour: Fall Class Finder Civil Rights Institute  Birmingham Museum of Art
5:00 Blazer Hall Check-In Break Break Break
6:00 Dinner Baron’s Baseball Game Dinner Dinner
7:00   Trip to Vulcan Game Night
Bed linens will be provided but you should plan to bring the following:
  • Comfortable clothes (jeans, shorts, t-shirts, etc.)
  • Comfortable shoes (you will walk between buildings for your classes and on-campus experiences)
  • One ‘business-casual’ outfit
  • A sweater or jacket (air-conditioned rooms can get cold so be prepared to put on another layer)
  • Bath towel and wash cloth
  • Umbrella
  • Minimal amount of spending money for souvenirs or vending machine snacks