More than 300 incoming students are at UWA this week for orientation.
More than 300 incoming students are at UWA this week for orientation.

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UWA welcomes more than 300 freshmen for orientation

Published 4:20pm Thursday, July 11, 2013

The University of West Alabama welcomed more than 300 incoming freshmen to its annual Tiger Trails Orientation on Thursday morning.

The group of freshmen will spend two days learning the ropes on campus from various departments. The event ends with a registration period for students to sign up for the first classes of their college career.

“There is tremendous activity and excitement at UWA right now, as evidenced by the outstanding participation in the transfer and freshman orientation sessions this week,” said Bill Wagnon, dean of admissions and enrollment management at UWA.

University of West Alabama Class of 2017.
University of West Alabama Class of 2017.

“We had a standing room only audience of future students and their parents at the freshman orientation opening session on Thursday, including 310 students. We are looking forward to these students joining the UWA community this fall.”

Students who are interested in attending UWA but did not attend orientation can still sign up for classes for the fall semester. To learn more about academic programs and student life at UWA contact the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management Monday through Friday on the third floor of Webb Hall, via email at admissions@uwa.edu or by phone at (205) 652-3212.

Registration for the fall 2013 academic semester will be held on Friday, Aug. 16. Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 19.

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