Leap into February With Exciting Events

Leap into February With Exciting Events

On Campus

Neon Mini Golf

Feb. 3, 5-7 p.m., Student Center Ballroom

Students can experience a fun and thrilling night of mini-golf filled with glowing obstacles and bright colors without leaving campus! Bring your friends and win prizes at this free event hosted by University Programs.

Huxford Symphony Orchestra

Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., Moody Music Concert Hall

Comprised of students hailing from various majors throughout the University, taking in this talented orchestra is a great war to take a break from the hustle and bustle of spring semester. Student and faculty tickets are $5 and can be purchased online.

a young boy touches a fossil inside the Alabama Museum of Natural History

Family Day at Alabama’s Museum of Natural History

Feb. 3, 1-3 p.m., Alabama Museum of Natural History

This year’s event will feature an Under the Sea theme filled with activities put on in collaboration with the University’s Graduate School. The event is completely free, and they will be giving out door prizes and goodie bags! Family Day at the Museum is for all ages, and you can find more information on the museum’s website.

Interviewing Tips and Tricks

Feb. 1, 2-3 p.m., 104B Reese Phifer Hall

Whether you’ve never been in an interview, or simply need a refresher, C&IS’s interviewing workshop is for you! They’ll be going over what kinds of questions to expect in an interview and everything you need to know to put your best foot forward. Space in this workshop is limited, so register now on Handshake.

Career Fair Crash Course

Feb. 6, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Online

Feb.8, 11-11:45 p.m., Online

Feb 9, noon-12:45 p.m., Online

To help students make the most of the upcoming career fairs, the University Career Center is hosting multiple seminars. They’ll cover appropriate attire, the correct ways to introduce yourself, and tips for following up with prospective employers. Space in the seminar is first-come, first-serve, so register on Handshake now!

University of Alabama Career Fair

Technical and Engineering, Feb. 13, 10-3 p.m., Coleman Coliseum

General Interest and Business, Feb. 14, 10-3 p.m., Coleman Coliseum

Each professional development event culminates in the University’s spring career fairs. They are the perfect place to take the first step to securing an internship or job. With employers from all areas participating, you’re bound to find a company you’ll love. You can register for the career fair and view all employers on Handshake.

Black History Month Events

The entire campus community is invited to celebrate Black History Month with events all month long from lectures to pop-up shops. Events will be added and updated on the website throughout the month.


Exciting on-campus matchups featuring a variety of different sports will take place on campus this month. From the baseball team undertaking their home opener, the softball team hosting an exciting tournament, and the women’s basketball team taking on in-state rival Auburn, there’s something for everyone’s tastes in sports this month. View the full schedule.

Around Town

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday, 7 a.m.-noon, Tuscaloosa River Market

The Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market is filled with local treats. From fresh seasonal produce, jams and jellies, to homemade jewelry, the market has plenty of options to choose from.

First Friday Art Walk

Feb. 2, hours vary, downtown Tuscaloosa

Held downtown, the Art Walk is a great spot to view thought-provoking art, enjoy some tasty food, and take in the atmosphere of downtown Tuscaloosa! The hours for each participant vary, so visit the event website to see each vendor’s hours.