Alumni & Post-Grads

Location
Tuscaloosa, AL
Undergrads
25,430
Tuition (in-state)
$22,950 ($9,200)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Alumni & Post-Grads

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Alumni Office
Alabama Alumni Association
Phone: (205) 348-5963
Fax: (205) 348-5958
alumni@alumni.ua.edu
alumni.ua.edu
Alumni Services
  • $3 discount on oil change at all Express Oil change locations
  • 10% discount on souvenirs at the Supe Store, the Trunk, Alabama Book Store, the College Store, and Bama Fever
  • Alabama Alumni Association's International Tour Program offers alumni and friends vacation tour options through selected agencies to accommodate a variety of tour sites, costs, and schedules
  • The Alumni Life Insurance Program - affordable group-term life insurance
  • Alumni Scholarship Program - scholarship awards that recognizes both academics and alumni loyalty to recruit children and grandchildren of UA graduates
  • Benefit card and car decal
  • Discovering Bama Campus Visit Program - a catered personalized tour of the campus coordinated by the Alumni Office staff for high school students and their parents (recommendation from an active member necessary)
  • E-mail updates including information on Homecoming, A-Day, reunions, and other campus events that cater to returning alumni
  • Free fare on the Tuscaloosa Trolley (excludes football shuttles on game day)
  • Hotel discounts and car rental discounts
  • Opportunity to join The Alabama Credit Union and apply for a Crimson Pride Mastercard credit card with no annual fee
Alumni Publications
Alabama Alumni Magazine, a quarterly publication highlighting alumni and campus activities. It includes campus news, in-depth features, and short profiles. It also has a personals section listing alumni updates on jobs and personal lives.
Major Alumni Events
  • Alumni Weekend - A-Day football scrimmage is an opportunity for alumni to recognize officers, honor award winners, and salute reunion groups of the Golden Fifties Club.
  • Capstone Leadership Assembly for Student Success (CLASS) - Alumni search the state of Alabama to find high school juniors who excel in leadership activities. These students are invited to UA's campus for a day full of workshops and leadership seminars.
  • The Golden Fifties Club is a group of Alabama alumni who celebrate more than 50 years since they graduated from the University. They unite each year to honor the class celebrating its 50 year reunion.
  • Homecoming - On game day, the Alumni office sponsors on the Quad with tent displays, which represent the colleges and schools of the University and feature entertainment three hours prior to kickoff.
Famous Alumni
  • Shaun Alexander (Class of '99) - pro football running back for the Seattle Seahawks
  • Mel Allen (Class of '56) - sportscaster
  • Hugo Black (Class of '06) - Supreme Court justice
  • Paul "Bear" Bryant (Class of '35) - former Crimson Tide football coach, became most winning coach in the history of college football in 1981
  • Mark Childress (Class of '78) - novelist and features editor of Southern Living
  • Sylvester Croom (Class of '75) - Mississippi State University football head coach, Green Bay Packers running back coach
  • Hugh Culverhouse (Class of '41, Law '47) - owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Winston Groom (Class of '65) - author of "Forrest Gump"
  • Sanford Grossman (Class of '57) - director of NFL telecasts for CBS and now FOX
  • Joe Namath (Class of '65) - Super Bowl champion quarterback of the New York Jets
  • Don Siegelman (Class of '68) - Alabama govenor
  • Latrell Sprewell (Class of '92) - NBA guard-forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Bart Starr (Class of '56) - Super Bowl champion quarterback
  • George Wallace (Class of '42) - former Alabama governor, known as the standard bearer of white opposition to integration in the 1960s
  • Sela Ward (Class of '77) - actress and book writer
  • E.O. Wilson (Class of '49; MS '50) - Pulizer Prize-winning scientist
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