Get On Board Day is an involvement fair hosted each Fall & Spring by The Source which provides an opportunity for students to learn about more than 600 student organization options available to them at The University of Alabama. GOBD is designed to encourage students’ extra-curricular involvement by showcasing the countless opportunities available within the community.

Fees

All participants are limited to one table. If you are department registering on behalf of multiple registered student organizations, each table must be registered separately.

Student Organizations: $20 per table

Departments: $25 per table

Registration Instructions

Get on Board Day will be held online on Jan. 20th from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. with an in-person fair following on January 21st from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Registration is now open. Please click the button below to register for GOBD. Approval of registration will occur on a rolling basis. Any updates to the event or registration will be sent to the primary contact designated on the registration form.

Register for GOBD Waiting List
  1. Visit SL Tickets
  2. In the upper right corner, you will see a “Login/Register” Button. Select the “General Public” link and create a new profile.
  3. Enter an email account. We recommend a generic departmental account or a student organization email. This account should be passed down to future officers to use to register your organization for future events.  (i.e. chessclub@gmail.com)
  4. Verify your e-mail and complete your customer Information. Use the official organization name as the first and last name. Example: First Name- Chess Club Last Name- UA
  5. Click on Fall Get On Board Day 2020 and select the “Get Tickets” button.
  6. Review the event info provided on the page, select your ticket type(s) and quantity and then add to cart.
  7. Review the order summary and proceed to Checkout.
  8. There will be supplemental questions for each registered table. Complete the supplemental questions for each of the registrations and click continue as needed.
  9. On the Checkout page, review your cart and proceed as instructed for payment.  If paying cash/check, please select the “Remit to SL Business Services” option and bring to 3610 Ferguson Center.  All credit/debit card payments can be done directly online.

Registration Guidelines

The primary registration deadline for student organizations and departments is January 6, 2021 by 8 a.m. All registrations will be reviewed to ensure items meet our guidelines. Registration is complete once payment is submitted and approved by our office. All student organizations are required to be in active status in order to participate in GOBD. Frozen/inactive/unregistered organizations will be denied registration.

Payment is accepted by check, credit, or cash or DTA. Checks can be made payable to The University of Alabama or payment can be accepted via our secure online process. Payments can be sent via mail, postmarked by January 6, 2021 to Box 870167, Tuscaloosa, AL  35487 or submitted in person to the Office of Student Involvement by appointment only at 751 Campus Drive (Ferguson Center Rm. 3610). A receipt can be emailed upon request.

Event Guidelines

The Office of Student Involvement will adhere to all federal, state, local and/or UA guidelines, as we keep the health and safety of our students and staff at the forefront of our decision. We look forward to hosting a safe event that will afford students the opportunity to find community at The University of Alabama. Knowing that you will likely have additional questions, we are in the process of fine tuning our plans and will share more details once finalized. GOBD Registration details will also be updated online as more information is released.

Questions?

Contact The Office of Student Involvement at uainvolvement@ua.edu or 205-348-6114.