OPENING AT MCKALE MEMORIAL CENTER
Pre-Ceremony Tailgate Experience: 8:30-10 a.m.
Kick-off: 10-11 a.m.
This is an introduction done in Wildcat style! Let’s get the day started with a showcase of spirit and fun. Plus, hear a welcome from prominent members of our Wildcat family.
Please read our information about how to get to McKale and policies associated with attendance of this event. We encourage you to check in early as the festivities will begin promptly at 10 a.m.
11:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
45-minute breakout sessions every hour with 15-minute breaks in between for you to decide what’s next!
See our DETAILED EVENT SCHEDULE with session descriptions, times and locations.
Dip your toe into Wildcat life through a variety of sessions focused on lectures, tours, social experiences and resources.
You can explore campus through various tours, meet our amazing faculty to get a taste of the knowledge you have access to, talk to our expert staff members about the resources on campus and engage in some social experiences that make the University of Arizona so unique!
Click on a specific track below to see the detailed sessions being offered.
In our lecture sessions, you will hear from notable and exemplary faculty from around the University on various topics — just to get a taste of the stellar academics and knowledge you’ll have access to at the University of Arizona.TOURS
Our tour sessions will give you direct access to residence halls, athletic and recreational facilities, academic buildings (science labs and lecture halls, oh my!) and our other world-class amenities.SOCIAL EXPERIENCES
Experience campus spirit the Wildcat way through various social activities including virtual reality, sampling Tucson food, watching live performances and hanging out at the largest student-run carnival in the country, Spring Fling!RESOURCES
We call ourselves the Wildcat family largely because of the support and resources students have access to on campus — we are a community-driven university! Speak with UA experts about financial aid, study support services, community partnerships and more. Need help working your way through the Next Steps Center? We’re here to help!
Food is available any time from 11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Eat, talk and learn!
We’ll have lunch available, barbecue style, for when you’ve built up an appetite!
In addition to some yummy options for lunch, you can whet your appetite for even more UA knowledge by speaking with various members of campus groups, such as Arizona Ambassadors, Faculty Fellows and more!
Red & Blue HQ
The Red & Blue Headquarters tent is your main information center, open from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Student performances will take place on the stage from 11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Admissions help centers (Next Steps, Financial Aid Office and more) are open from 11:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Spring Fling is open from 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
We would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of Admitted Student Day: