Mane Month

What is Mane Month?

Mane Month is a coordination of activities hosted by various organizations, groups, and departments across campus during the first Month of the fall semester.  It is the most important time for new students to get connected on campus. 

The Eschedule is live now!

Mane Month ESchedule

Look for the printed mailer by July 31. 

Remember, all events and activities are subject to change. 

Events must follow one or more of the safety precautions outlined in the Mane Month Guidelines.  The basic themes include:  

  1. Make every effort to insure 6 ft social distancing is possible at gatherings.
  2. When 6 ft is not possible, cloth face covering should be worn.
  3. Occupancy should never exceed 50% of seated capacity.

Every activity host confirmed which of the icon safety precautions would be observed at their event.  For more information about event safety guidelines reference: Mane Month Guidelines

You can find the most up-to-date calendar using the link below. 

2020 Calendar

Want your event on the 2021 Mane Month Schedule?

Planning begins each March. 

Email ttthompson@una.edu to be included on the email list. 

If you are interested in advertising in the 2021 Mane Month brochure, please complete the form below. The Mane Month Brochure is mailed to over 6000 students and used to identify events happening the first few weeks of school.  Advertise your business, church, or organization at a fraction of the costs and help us continue to provide this resource for our students. 

Brochure Advertisement

The 2020 Lucky Dip Festival has been cancelled in anticipation of the plaza undergoing contruction. 

Water saved from the original fountain will be added to the smaller fountains on the first day of class so students will not miss the opportunity to take the Lucky Dip on the first day of class. 

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This year, in the absence of SOAR Browse Fairs, Student Organization Browse Fairs will be held the first two days of the semester.  To allow for controlled access and social distancing requirements, it will be split across 3 sessions.  Each session will be held below the GUC/Amphitheatre Bridge (GUC Banquet Hall Rain Location) and is grouped by organization categories

Fair Schedule:

Wednesday, August 19

10am-1pm: Fraternities, Sororities, Campus Ministries, and Faith-Based Organizations

2pm-4pm: University Sponsored Organizations, Multicultural Orgs, Club Sports, Special Interest Orgs, Distinguished University Service Organizations

Thursday, August 20

10am-1pm  Academic and Professional Organizations and Recognized Honor Societies

Registration:

Attendees do not need to register to attend.  Student organizations must register for a table by August 12. 

 Student Organization Participant Registration Form

 For more information about organization classification, reference the RSO and Student Activities Handbook

 Organizations Registered as of 8/3 at 10:00am

Alpha Delta Chi
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Epsilon Delta
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
American Association of University Women
American Marketing Association
Baptist Campus Ministeries
Catholic Campus Ministries
Chess Club
Christian Student Center Council
Criminal Justice Students' Association
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Digital Media Club
Diversity Student Ambassadors
Encounter
Filmmakers' Club
Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL)
French Culture Club
Freshman Forum
Global Lions
Global Lions
Kappa Sigma
LaGrange Society
Lambda Sigma Phi
Lambda Sigma Phi
Men's Rugby Club
Merge
Military & Veterans Alliance
Military & Veterans Alliance
National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
National Society of Leadership and Success
North Alabama Gaming
North Alabama Gaming
Phi Mu
Rotaract Club
Sigma Chi
Student Alliance for Equality
Student Alumni Association Ambassadors (SAA)
Student Chapter of American Chemical Society
Swim Club
Swim Club
Tau Beta Sigma
The Well
UNA Photography Club
Wesley Foundation

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Local Businesses and Non-profit organizations can sign up for a table for the Big Deal Vendor Fair. 

The registration form is being reconfiguration for COVID operations.  It will be available July 1. 

Recognized Student Organizations may register for their designated Student Organization Fair

  • Registration, July 1st-July 31st: $65.00
  • Late Registration: August 1st-14th: $100.00

Registration Page

Registration Checks may be sent to the UNA Student Engagement Center at:

Student Engagement, One Harrison Plaza, UNA Box 5033, Florence, AL 35632

For more information about the Big Deal, click here