Committee Purpose and Responsibilities

The UA Homecoming Steering and Advisory Committee shall be responsible for advising and evaluating the planning, promoting, and execution of campus-wide activities and events, as well as student-targeted programming annually held as a part of The University of Alabama Homecoming experience. The committee also oversees the UA Student Homecoming Board, which executes and implements the events and activities mentioned above.

Membership

  • The committee members are appointed annually by the UA Homecoming Steering and Advisory Committee chair/co-chairs and the Office of the Vice President for Student Life
  • Annually the chair/co-chair will be made up of one staff member from the Division of Student Life and/or one staff member from the Office of Alumni Affairs
  • The chair(s) will extend invitations to staff to participate on this committee
  • A select 2-3 additional Student Liaison spots will be appointed by the Chair through an open application process held in January/February each year
    • Liaison members cannot also hold other roles or positions on the committee or the UA Homecoming Student Board
    • Liaison members should be enrolled students at The University of Alabama
    • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA or higher

Terms of Office

  • Committee Members – One year or until a replacement is selected by steering committee each January.
  • Liaison Members – One year term

To Whom the Committee Reports

Vice President for Student Life

Standard Meeting Time

A schedule of meetings will be determined by the chair(s) and will be distributed to the committee. The committee will plan to meet once per month from February-October (or another fall date, depending on which month UA Homecoming is held) for the purpose of providing advisement of planning, marketing, and execution strategies for the fall Homecoming activities. Additional meetings may be scheduled to ensure that final plans for Homecoming are made by July 1st. Meetings to ensure the implementation of established Homecoming plans and to ensure awareness are to be held early in the fall semester. The first meeting should be held no later than the second full week of classes. Subsequent meetings should be set to adequately monitor the preparations for the planned activities and provide the necessary feedback on coordination for a successful Homecoming. A follow-up meeting should be held shortly after Homecoming to assess the success of activities. The intent shall be to identify both successes and concerns with the a goal of continuous improvement for future homecoming celebrations.

Meeting Minutes

Minutes of every meeting are kept by the secretary elect.

Roster

The UA Homecoming Steering and Advisory Committee roster shall be made up of representatives from areas who support plans for campus-wide and student-centered activities during Homecoming Week.

Chair:

Dr. Rosalind Moore-Miller, Executive Director of Student Engagement (Division of Student Life)

Members:

Coming Soon!

Involvement Opportunities

Provide Feedback

We would love to hear your feedback regarding homecoming. We will provide a survey link here by Summer 2022.

Student Liaison Application

The Student Liaison position, which will represent targeted student interests on the UA Homecoming Steering and Advisory Committee, requires a 10-month commitment of time and effort from April 2022 – December 2023; Two to three students will be selected. The individual applying to this position should have interest in the following areas:

  • Ability to contribute logical plans and ideas pertaining to the campus-wide and student experiences for UA Homecoming
  • Desire to offer feedback and support to Homecoming events and programs, where needed
  • Ability to be reasonable, work well with others, and work through processes where consensus might be needed
  • Represent Demographics and areas and do the work to understand the needs of groups that you might represent as a member of the committee
  • Open to working with a group that consists of faculty, staff, and student membership and ideas.

Application Due:  March 23, 2022   (EXTENDED)   Interviews:  March 24-26

Student Liaison Application