The McNair Scholars Visitation Day is a free event where you will discover your opportunities for graduate study at UA.

  • Learn about fellowships and scholarships.
  • Tour campus.
  • Meet your future program director.
  • Get a feel for what it’s like to be a graduate student at UA by talking to current students.

Event Date:  Monday, October 10th, 2022 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST

Registration: Click here to register for the event. McNair Scholars and Directors/Program Staff must each register separately.


9:30 a.m.: Check in

10:00 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions

10:15 a.m.: Graduate School Overview and Funding Opportunities

10:30 a.m.: Campus Tour 

12:00 p.m.: Current McNair Student Panel

12:30 p.m.: Lunch

1:30 p.m.: Faculty Meetings and Department Tours

3:30 p.m. Q&A/Reminders

4:00 p.m.: Conclusion


Getting To Tuscaloosa from Birmingham Airport
If you are flying into the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) then you’ll need to either rent a car or schedule a shuttle service.  Most major car rental agencies are represented at the Birmingham Airport. The Scuttle Shuttle provides service to Tuscaloosa which is about one hour away.

Where to Stay in Tuscaloosa
Many visitors stay at the Hotel Capstone.  However, there are some other options that are close by:
1.    Holiday Inn Express & Suites on Veteran’s Memorial Drive
2.    Hampton Inn-University on Harper Lee Drive
3.    Home2 Suites & Hotel Indigo in Downtown Tuscaloosa