wheelchair basketball players during a game

Kick Off the New Year With Events This Month

On Campus

Do You Know How to Budget?
Jan. 17, 2 p.m., 112 Reese Phifer Hall

Is your New Year’s resolution to be better with money? Get tips on how to track your monthly income and spending in this workshop for students hosted by the Career Center. Come as you are, learn budgeting basics, and leave with a spreadsheet you can take home and use.

Spring 2024 Get on Board Day
Jan. 18, 5-9 p.m., Student Center

Looking to join a new group, make some new friends or find a new hobby in 2024? Come to the spring Get on Board Day to network with hundreds of student organizations and pick up free stuff.

Résumé Ready: Drop-in
Jan. 23, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Career Center, Second Floor of Student Center

Start preparing now for the spring career fairs in February. Stop by the Career Center with your résumé for a quick 10-minute individual review with a career consultant. First come, first served. For more information, visit Handshake.

Law School Fair
Jan. 25, noon-3 p.m., Student Center Ballroom

Nearly 100 law schools from around the country will be represented. Come dressed to impress to network and learn about law school resources.


Crimson Tide men’s and women’s basketball heats up this month with several conference match-ups at home, including Auburn. Gymnastics hosts Missouri and Arkansas for meets in Coleman Coliseum, too. See the UA Athletics’ full schedule for details.

UA Early College Classic
Jan. 19-20, Stran-Hardin Arena

Men’s wheelchair basketball hosts several teams in Stran-Hardin Arena for this annual tournament.

Around Tuscaloosa

Candlelight Concert: A Tribute to Taylor Swift
Jan. 19, 8:45 p.m., Tuscaloosa River Market

A string quartet and audience surrounded by candlelight provide a live, multi-sensory experience at one of two candlelight concerts going on this month. Buy tickets online.

Make Your Own Wooden Puzzle
Jan. 27, 1-5 p.m., Kentuck Art Center

During this puzzle workshop, you will learn about hand-cut wooden puzzles and how to cut your own on a scroll saw. Students will be paired up on a saw to learn different basic skills. For the last part of the class, they will take turns as they work on the two projects each. In between sawing, they can explore a selection of puzzles cut between 1860 and the present that demonstrate a variety of different cutting styles.

Ragtime the Musical
Jan. 27, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., The Bama Theatre

Theatre Tuscaloosa presents a concert-style, reunion performance featuring many of the cast members of its 2017 production. Set in turn-of-the-century New York, the story weaves three distinctly American tales united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future.