Ceremony Information

UA Tapping on The Mound Ceremony

Friday, April 8, 2022

Time:  1:30 pm

Location:  The Historic Mound* (Rain Location- UA Student Center Ballroom)

Livestream Information

The Ceremony will be made available via YouTube Livestream.  It will be available starting at 1:30 PM on April 8th, 2022.  To access the livestream, please click the link below:

LiveStream Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4yOxpSvm7s

Accommodations

For questions about accessibility, please contact Dr. Rosalind Moore-Miller at 205-348-6114 or rlmoore@ua.edu. Otherwise, requests can be made by completing the Honoree Survey provided to each student recipient. Requests should be made at least two weeks prior to the event.

Parking

Parking will be made available for guests in the UA Student Center Parking Deck and the Campus Drive Deck.  Those are the closest locations to the Ceremony location

Pictures

The office of UA Parent and Family Programs will host a drop-in Photo Op in their office from 11:00am to 1:30pm on April 8th in UA Student Center Rm. 2512.  Refreshments will be made available. Drop in to commemorate this awesome day with a Family Photo.

At the event you can take pictures from your seats, as well as before and after the ceremony; Due to live-streaming, we will request that individuals do NOT go up to take photos during the event.

Ceremony Logistics

Logistics can change based on weather. UA Health Info is the best resource for current campus health protocols.  However, here are a few additional Ceremony details:

  • Seating at the outdoor ceremony is first come, first serve.
  • Accessible seating will be available; Please remind your student to list accommodations needed on their Honoree Survey (received via email).
  • Guests typically begin arriving to The Mound as early as 12 noon.
  • You can take pictures from your seats, as well as before and after the ceremony; Due to live-streaming, we will request that individuals do NOT go up to take photos during the event.
  • The ceremony last approximately 90 minutes
  • The ceremony will be live-streamed for those who are unable to attend.  Details for accessing the livestream will be made available and posted to our information page soon.
  • Parking is available at the Campus Drive Deck, as well as the UA Student Center Deck.
  • This ceremony is one of the longest standing traditions at The University of Alabama.
  • Attire is business professional to business casual.