Our Bama 2023 

Feb. 20, 2023 | The University of Alabama Student Center

8 a.m.–9 a.m.                          CHECK-IN | Student Center, 2nd floorPresident Stuart Bell

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by staff and receive your materials.

8 a.m.–9 a.m.                          REGIONAL MEET-UP | Student Center, Heritage Room, 3rd floor

Get to know others from your region, while enjoying coffee and pastries!

9:15 a.m.–9:30 a.m.           WELCOME | Student Center Ballroom

UA President Stuart Bell and Dr. G. Christine Taylor, vice president and associate provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

9:30 a.m.–10:20 a.m.         MORNING LARGE GROUP SESSIONS | Student Center Ballroom Dr. G. Christine Taylor

Hear from Orientation and Special Programs, Financial Aid, Visit Tuscaloosa, and the Career Center.

10:20 a.m.–11:15 a.m.       PARENTS PANEL | Student Center Ballroom

Moderated by Dr. G. Christine Taylor


    • Dr. Stacy Jones, Dean of Students
    • Angel Narvaez Lugo, SGA Advisor
    • Shayla Smith, Instructor, School of Social Work/Chief Diversity Officer, School of Social Work
    • Dr. Cassander Smith, Associate Professor, Department of English, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Honors College
    • Micah Rodgers, Assistant Chief, University of Alabama Police Department
    • Representative, UA Counseling Center
    • Tammie Williams, Member, UA Parent Advisory Council

10:20 a.m.–11:15 a.m.      STUDENT PANEL | Ferguson TheaterOur Bama student panel

Moderated by Eric Robinson, Special Events Coordinator, Intercultural Diversity Center


11:20 a.m.                                 GATHER FOR DISMISSAL TO LUNCH | Student Center Ballroom

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.      LUNCH | The Fresh Food Company (Group 1) / Lakeside Dining (Group 2)

Avanti Team members will lead you to lunch.

12:45 p.m.1 p.m.                DEI PRESENTATION | Student Center Ballroom

Dr. G. Christine Taylor

1 p.m.2:30 p.m.                   AFTERNOON LARGE GROUP SESSIONS | Student Center Ballroom Parents and students at Our Bama


    • Housing and Residential Communities
    • First Year Experience
    • Fraternity and Sorority Life
    • Education Abroad
    • Engagement Advocacy
    • First Generation Student Programs
    • Blount Scholars Program

2:30 p.m.2:35 p.m.           CLOSING REMARKS | Student Center Ballroom

Dr. G. Christine Taylor

2:35 p.m.Our Bama 20224 p.m.                  COLLEGE VISITS | Various Locations

Avantis will lead you to your college visit location.

    • College of Arts and Sciences, Shelby Hall 1004
    • Culverhouse College of Business, Hewson Hall 0015
    • College of Communication and Information Sciences, Studio A, Digital Media Center
    • College of Education, Carmichael Hall 311
    • College of Engineering, Student Center Theater
    • College of Human and Environmental Sciences, Adams Hall 109
    • Capstone College of Nursing, SC Fountain / Capstone College of Nursing 2018
    • School of Social Work, Little Hall 2018

4 p.m.5 p.m.                           CAMPUS TOUR | UA Student Center Plaza

Walking tours led by Capstone Men and Women

Resources Our Bama audience