In conjunction with Fraternity and Sorority Life, Tied with the Tide is a program for all students participating in early move in due to various activities to make new friends and learn about various resources at the Capstone.

If you don’t see the answer to your question below, please feel free to reach out to us at Make sure to stay up-to-date on the latest information by following us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. We can’t wait to see you soon!


All Tied with the Tide events are FREE for all University of Alabama students. Just bring yourself and we’ll provide everything else!
No. We are a department on campus whose sole purpose is to create a space for students to connect outside of the classroom. All you have to do is show up!


A University Programs information table will be available at Capstone Connections during every Bama Bound orientation session. Students will receive a complete schedule of events when they arrive on campus. In addition, the schedule will be posted around campus and on all social media platforms. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. The Tied with the Tide schedule is also available online.
Guidebook is a quick and easy app for keeping up with our Tied with the Tide events. Just go to your iOS/Google Play app store and search Bama Bound. Download the app and search for University Programs. Download our guide and you’re good to go!

Move In

New students can move into their residence halls during times designated by the Housing & Residential Communities. Visit the Housing website for more Move In information.
Contact Housing and Residential Communities at 205-348-6676 or email

Contact Us

Send an email to or call 205-348-7525 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We are located in the Ferguson Student Center on the third floor in suite 3504, right down the hall from the Career Center.

University Programs Events

Check in is easy with our new system! Just make sure to bring your smartphone to the check-in table, enter, follow the instructions on the screen, and you’ll be good to go! Valid MyBama credentials are required for check-in. Our staff is always available to answer any questions you might have about the check-in process.
Stay in contact with us on social media and come out to our events. You never know what or when we might be doing an incredible giveaway!
University Programs events only serve active students at The University of Alabama.

Yes! We will be hosting Yea, Alabama! Weeks of Welcome to help get you plugged in right away. Learn more about Yea, Alabama!

We also host our Tide After Dark series every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday throughout the fall and spring semesters featuring events such as watch parties, tailgates, comedy shows, Mardi Gras, Fright Mania, and more.

You can submit a Request for Proposal through Qualtrics. We will review it and get back to you with what we can do to help! You can also email us at for more information about the resources we provide.