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.


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.

Other Experiences

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: