Ignite UA

Become an Ignite UA Leader!

Ignite UA Leaders provide a community for freshman students through weekly small group meetings connected to a common interest. Ignite UA empowers students to maximize their UA experience through igniting their passions to build community. Are you ready to build community at UA and lead others to do the same? Apply by December 1!

FYE Friendsgiving

Join us for FYE Friday! 

FYE presents FYE Friendsgiving Feast on November 18 from 12 – 2 PM in Russell Hall 300! Join us for a FYE Friday Friendsgiving Feast with canvas painting and crafts, lunch, cookie decorating, and fun. Bring your friends or come on your own and meet other students at UA to celebrate the fall season!

Sign-up for New View!

New View is for first-year, out-of-state women who will make Alabama their home away from home. The program is for women who want to build community and foster lasting friendships. There are three features to the program: peer mentoring, small group connections, and monthly group socials. Come be a part of this amazing program!

Camp 1831

Learn more about Camp 1831!

Camp 1831 is the ULTIMATE first-year experience taking place on UA’s campus! This experience is all about getting comfortable on campus, developing friendships, learning about UA culture, and having fun. You will leave Camp 1831 confident and ready to being life at the Capstone! Registration opens in February 2023.

Schedule a Compass Talk!

Compass Talks are your opportunity to set up individual meetings to discuss goal setting, involvement opportunities, challenges or success you are facing during your first year, and anything else you want to talk about during our meeting. Schedule your virtual appointment today!

Follow us on Social Media!

First Year Experience wants to you to stay connected with all things #UA25 and #BamaTransfers so you never miss out during your first year! From sharing upcoming events to advice from students, our social media is full of information to help you during your UA journey. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook by searching @fyeatua as the username!