Graduate Events and Activities
Workshops, Seminars, Lectures & Commencement
The purpose of Preview Day event is to provide information to undergraduate students and to other prospective graduate students, including non-traditional graduate students, who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree at The University of Alabama. The Kaplan Education Center, Inc. (now offering graduate admissions test preparation classes through The University of Alabama Center for Teaching and Learning) will be on hand to provide a FREE practice test for the GRE, GMAT or LSAT.
McNair Visitation Day is a special event for McNair Scholars & McNair Program Directors, held in conjunction with the Preview Day event. See details. See other McNair Scholars events.
If you live in Alabama, talk with a UA Graduate School Representative at Alabama Connection: Graduate Fair. Watch: Graduate Study at The University of Alabama
The Graduate Student Orientation is a one-day program, coordinated by the Office of Graduate Student Services. The program usually takes place during the week before the beginning of fall semester.
The Last lecture Series features a University of Alabama faculty member nominated and selected by students to answer one question in the form of a highly engaging lecture: "If this were your last time to address a group of students, what would you say to them?" ... see details.
GTA Workshop for New Graduate Teaching Assistants and GTA Training Activities for Departments (Survey Reports)
Each Fall and Spring semester, the Graduate School sponsors a seminar on "Completing a Thesis or Dissertation." Among the seminar’s topics are the following: selecting a topic; establishing a committee; the writing process; setting up a realistic timetable; organizing the manuscript; avoiding common problems that can slow down the process; and preparing the manuscript for electronic submission to ProQuest. More on Thesis/Dissertation...
UA Commencement Activities Page
Commencement Doctoral Footage: Doctoral Hooding Video
NOTE: This is a large file (44MB) that may take a moment to load, you may right click and "Save Target As..." to download a local copy instead. The video is in an MPEG-4 format and requires QuickTime or another mp4 player.
Meetings and Other Activities
Contact us for the upcoming events
- Please check our Graduate School Calendar for upcoming events.
- If you want to attend, contribute or suggest on any of these events or seminars, please contact us at:
- 102 Rose Administration Building, Box 870118, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0118
- Tel: 205-348-5921, Fax: 205-348-0400
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org