Schedule of Events



*Events added weekly! Check Often! Last updated 9/18/2013

Friday, September 27 

2:00PM-9:00PM Check-in at the University Center Lobby

Welcome back to campus! Check-in to receive your official guide to Family Weekend and some tokens of our appreciation!

Open Advising Hours to meet with your Student's Academic Advisor (See specific times listed)

Interested in hearing what your student will need to take for a successful Spring 2014 term? Stop in and discuss all of their possibilities. UAH student must be with their Parent/Family to make the most of this session.  You can locate your student’s advisor by their college.

 College of Business Administration  8:30AM-2:00 PM

                Cheryl Plaza or Linda Stevens, Business Administration Building 102

College of Engineering 12:00PM-5:00 PM

                Barbie Garner, Engineering Building 157

College of Liberal Arts 12:00PM-5:00PM

                Frank Bell or Amy Smeal, Morton Hall 220

College of Nursing 12:00PM-5:00PM

                Laura Mann, Nursing Building 207

College of Science 12:00PM-5:00 PM

                Jennifer Bradley or Morgan Lewis, Materials Science Building 206

Pre-Health Advising 12:00PM-2:15 PM

                Dana Parcher, Shelby Center 302P


 2:00PM-4:00PM Student Success Center Meet & Greet

Interested in hearing more about what your student can be doing to be successful here at UAH? Or maybe you want to encourage your student to take more advantage of the Student Success Center (SSC)? Visit Madison Hall. The SSC is located on the first floor of Madison Hall.


4:00-5:00PM Greetings from the UAH Alumni Association & Office of Alumni Relations

Welcome all UAH Alumni Family back to campus. Stop by for a special alumni gift and information on how to get involved with your Alumni Association.


4:00-5:00PM Campus Tour Trivia

Do you want to re-familiarize yourself with campus in a fun & informative way? Join us for Campus Tour Trivia. All tours will depart from the University Center Lobby. Prizes will be awarded!


8:00PM Step Afrika! Performance presented by the Office of Student Activities

Step Afrika! was founded in 1994 as the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping.  It now ranks as one of the top ten African American dance companies in the United States. The Company blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities, African traditional dance and influences from a variety of other dance and art forms. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor, and audience participation. The blend of technique, agility, and pure energy makes each performance unique and leaves the audience with their hearts pounding.Learn more by watching them on Youtube. Step Afrika! Performance will be in the University Center Exhibit Hall.


9:00 PM Special Edition of Sandella's Sounds

A Friday night tradition here at UAH! We encourage you to join us for a Family Edition of Sandella’s Sounds. Listen to our wonderful Student Performers for the evening and then enjoy dessert and Karaoke! Best family performance wins a prize!


Saturday, September 28

9:00AM-11:00 AM Check-in (Continued)

Just arriving? No worries! Check-in at the University Center Lobby to get your family weekend goodies!


9:00AM-5:00PM U.S Space & Rocket Museum - Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day (Free Admission).

What’s visiting Huntsville without stopping by the Space & Rocket Museum?! In addition to registering for Family Weekend - Reserve your tickets here for the Museum Day!


10:00AM-5:00PM International Festival

UAH’s Spragins Hall will be transformed for this event! A ONE-day International Festival featuring a wealth of global performances and music, international comfort foods, over 30 country cultural displays, FREE children's activities, and more! Even sample some of the homemade international comfort foods.


Noon-2:00PM Luncheon with each College for Academic Updates & a message from our President

Hear directly from our Deans & Administration about the exciting things in store for UAH & your student.  This will be a very informative and appetizing addition to your Family Weekend.  Event Location: Shelby Center Lobby


12:00PM-4:00PM Delta Zeta Presents: "Lazy Days"

Come out to the Greek Row Lawn for music, games & fun. There will be a picnic basket auction and a tug of war tournament over green jello! All proceeds collected during the event will benefit the speech and hearing impaired classes of Chaffee Elementary & Mt. Carmel Elementary Schools.


4:00PM-5:00PM Meet & LEAP

Is your student in LEAP? Meet & mingle with our Peer Mentors and hear what we have been up to since August! Light refreshments will be provided.  Event Location: Charger Village Courtyard.


7:00 PM UAH Women's Soccer vs. Tennessee Temple

Join Blue Crew as we cheer on our Lady Chargers as they host the Crusaders. Event Location: Charger Park


9:00 PM Be entertained with A.C.E - Family Movie Night!

How about a family-friendly movie to end a great visit?! Join us in the University Center Exhibit Hall to watch Monsters University! Soft Drinks & Popcorn provided.


Sunday, September 29

10:00AM-Noon Brunch with Student Affairs & Charger Blue

Before you say farewell again – join Student Affairs & Charger Blue for brunch.  Takeaway pictures of your family with Charger Blue will be provided.  We will also be raffling off some great UAH & Huntsville city gifts.